Category: November

All posts created in November.

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Your LED Christmas Lights at WalMart

August 17, 2019

You may be surprised to find that there is quite a difference in quality when shopping for LED Christmas lights depending on where you purchase them. From the retail or novelty products at your local big-box store, to the commercial or premium grade products offered here at Holiday LEDs, and everything in between. Each year […]

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Selecting the best bulb shape

June 18, 2019

Not many people take a huge interest in Christmas lights. Most people pull the lights out of the closet or attic sometime around Thanksgiving, hang them on the Christmas tree, or drape them over some bushes, and then take them down after New Years. If you are thinking about replacing those old incandescent lights this […]

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Blue Lights to Honor Fallen Police Heroes

April 30, 2019

“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” —Brodi Ashton, Everneath Across many towns in the United States, blue lights are lit as a memorial to honor police officers who have died in the line of duty.

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This Thanksgiving, Kindle the Growth of Gratitude

November 24, 2016

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” — A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Thanksgiving is the time of year to ponder, “What am I thankful for?” But, rather than keeping it as a once-a-year exercise at the feast, gratitude is an attitude worth growing. […]

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LED Holiday Lights Vs. Incandescent Holiday Lights: Time to Convert?

November 10, 2015

Conversion is not the smooth, easy-going process some seem to think – John Bunyan Only the wisest and stupidest never change. Confucius Changes are difficult, even ones that are helpful. Ever keep walking around a needed change, circling it, yet never stepping down that path? Many people have heard about the benefits of changing to […]

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How Many Lights for My Christmas Tree? The Holiday Math Riddle

December 8, 2014

Remember those riddles from math class? “What digit is the most frequent between the numbers 1 and 1,000 (inclusive)? Don’t solve this riddle by doing all of the math; rather try to figure out a pattern.” “A merchant can place 8 large boxes or 10 small boxes into a carton for shipping. In one shipment, […]

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Holiday Teas It’s High Time to Start the Tradition

November 23, 2014

“Doing nothing is respectable at tea.” —Saying quoted in Sasaki Sanmi, Sadô Sajiki The holiday pre-season is here—the perfect time to pause for tea, and “do nothing” for a short while. Many individuals plan an annual holiday tea party with friends before the rush of the season takes over. A number of restaurants and inns […]

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Festivals of Lights Multiplying the Magic of Christmas

November 10, 2014

How would you like to bundle a few of your favorite things together in one holiday experience? Spectacular lights, sleigh rides, Santa visits, holiday music, great food, ice skating, shopping, parades, and fireworks. Festivals of Lights pull together many joys of the season into one well-orchestrated, amplified experience. Though the festivals have their origins in […]

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Many Shades of White: Warm vs Cool LED Christmas Lights

September 18, 2014

You remember learning about the color spectrum years ago in Physical Science 101? Do you also have a dim memory of some guy named “Kelvin”? Before you purchase or add to your Christmas light collection this season, you may want to refresh what you learned about color spectrum, Kelvin, and temperature. If you don’t, you […]

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LED Holiday Lights: Not the Law, but the Smart Thing to Do

November 17, 2011

For the first time, a new poll shows that a majority of Americans are aware that the traditional incandescent light bulb (that you would screw into a light socket) is being phased out, in favor of more energy efficient choices. But people are still confused about what’s covered, and some still think the federal government […]

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