Monthly Archives: November 2014

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving morning while I began setting up my Christmas tree, I watched the 2008 Hallmark original movie, An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving.  This was basically the story of the Gilmour Girls but set in Victorian era New England.  The rich … Continue reading

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Star Trek cord powered ornaments

Until about ten years ago when they switched to batteries, the Hallmark Star Trek ornaments would plug into the light cord.  This year I used a small 20 light string for all the space ships rather than going through the … Continue reading

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Comedy Central’s All-Star Nondenominational Christmas special

This year Comedy Central created a skit show from their different shows. The Kroll Show’s Canadian Christmas was my favorite. “I got you damp socks which dry slowly.” And @Midnight Hash Tag Wars #RuinAChristmasCarol was great. If you missed it … Continue reading

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2014 Tree is complete: White and Star Trek

I finished the tree this weekend.  The theme this year is Star Trek ornaments with white filler ornaments.  More on the Stark Trek ornaments coming.  The last time I had a Star Trek tree was in 2009.

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White Ornaments

Last year I bought a bunch of white ornaments at the after Christmas sales. I’m really pleased at how they look on the tree this year.

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Ornament hooks

I never seem to remember to get enough ornament hooks. So I just bought 500 new hooks and hopefully I can remember to put them where I can easily find them in the future.

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New LED lights

I bought some new LED lights at Cosco this year not realizing I had bought some on sale at Sears at the end of the season last year.

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