Hanging Christmas lights seems like your run of the mill holiday tradition… but schlepping all those lights and decor up a ladder is actually as dangerous as it is tedious. Continue reading “Tradition, or Tragedy? Christmas Lighting Safety Tips”
Christmas lights have gone through an evolution of sorts since their inception in the early 1900’s. Light bulbs, in general, have become more reliable and efficient since Edison’s bright idea came to fruition. In the 21st century, we have lights that look better, cost less, and are easier to...
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  LED vs. incandescent… which is best? Which is safest? Most efficient? What do they cost? To find out which is best for you and your home this holiday season, read on to weigh the pros and cons of each type of light. Rapid-fire benefits of LED lighting: Long-lasting – up to 100,000...
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Introducing… YOUR HOLIDAY LIGHTS! A Window Genie company. At Window Genie, we clean windows… and a whole lot more. That “whole lot more” now includes “making spirits bright” this holiday season through our full-service lighting and decor service. Continue...
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It’s hard to imagine a tradition so old that we don’t really know when or where it began… but that is exactly the case of the snowman. For thousands of years children and adults have been packing snow, rolling it into large mounds and then stacking them to form bodies like their own. They...
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No, the name of this blog post is not inspired by John Travolta attempting to say ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’… The Rudolph we know and love was almost cast as a completely different animal, with a different name! Read on to learn the history behind the beloved children’s poem, song...
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‘Tis the season… okay, it’s always cookie season. We LOVE the true classics… sugar cookies shaped like snowflakes, snicker-doodles and gooey chocolate chip cookies… but today we’re here to revive some Christmas cookie classics you may have forgotten about! Continue reading...
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The holidays are a time for family fun! Opening presents and eating great food are just some of the traditions that make Christmas everyone’s favorite time of the year. The real icing on the cake is of course… movies! When the weather outside is brutal and the family’s stomach is full of...
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When we think of Christmas more than likely we think about the many different traditions that come with the holiday. Traditions reach several parts of our holiday life. We watch the same programs every year. We decorate inside and out. We cook our favorite foods. It is all just part of embracing...
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Love it or hate it, Christmas music is inescapable this time of year! They’re classic, they’re fun and they’re earworms. Christmas music is some of the most covered music – you’ll be surprised how many different versions of your favorite tune you can find online. So in...
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