This year I’ve added an 8-foot by 4-foot setup with singing Christmas bulbs made up of 2,323 M5 bulbs and controlled by the same setup that runs our Halloween setup.
As the days grow shorter, I found the perfect way to add some holiday cheer to my computer monitor.
I found these battery-powered lights at the local Walmart that will not only last 20 days on 3 AA batteries, but include an automatic timer to run 6 hours, then shut off for 18, before starting the cycle again.
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ABC World News took a look at the “Twitter Christmas” in this report about how retail companies are using social media resources like Twitter and Facebook to reach out to the public.
I had a chance to speak about our own @Twelpforce in the report, as I answered incoming tweets while on-camera.
I came out of the UPS Store today $20 lighter after having shipped out two presents across country for my family. Considering how long it took to wrap the presents and get them ready to ship, along with the cost of boxes, bubble wrap and shipping, I’m very much seeing the allure of simply giving gift cards out to friends and family.
Are gift cards classy, thoughtful gifts? No, yet only having to toss one in an envelope to wrap it up and ship it out is definitely a point in their favor.
They describe the channel as “Chilled holiday grooves and classic winter lounge tracks. (Kid and Parent safe!)” and so far it’s been an interesting mix of remixed Christmas music with a dance and electronic feel, interspersed with old holiday music that I haven’t come across being played on the regular radio stations.