Artificial Christmas tree technology has advanced rapidly in the last few years, with added features that might make you pause for buying another real tree.
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The master of creepiness, actor/director/artist Matthew Gray Gubler, shows us how he decorates for Halloween.
Nothing beats a real Christmas Tree but it takes special care to make sure the tree lasts as long as possible.
Choosing a Christmas Tree farm is almost as important as choosing your Christmas Tree
Our favorite Halloween decor is still Matthew Gray Gubler’s house from last year. His pumpkin picking skill is a natural talent and something you are born with but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn from his techniques. 5 Ways to Decorate like Matthew Gray Gubler on Halloween 1. Always choose […]
The 4th of July is the most popular day for outdoor cooking and for years we always grilled burgers and dogs but recently we acquired a Brinkmann smoke and grill and wanted to smoke a pork butt for the holiday. The Brinkmann is a very capable unit and I did […]
We don’t cover recipes but a friend sent over this amazing recipe for smoked pork shoulder (pork butt) and brisket. It seems appropriate to share this as the 4th of July is next week and many of you will be preparing food for your back yard party. This recipe is […]
***We did our own version of this project over on Built by Kids. See our Witch and Grim Reaper Silhouettes*** Even if you (like me) are too old for trick-or-treating, you can celebrate Halloween by decorating your house and lawn. Want to make your home the spookiest on the block? […]
Wishing you all good cheer this holiday season
Tis’ the season for Craftsman tools! This holiday Giveaway is a bundle of joy for tool lovers and all of it could be yours, or if you win keep one and gift the rest. On December 25th, 2010 we will randomly select one winner to receive all of the tools […]
The Makers The guys from hackerspace Pumping Station One built some DIY snowglobes and holiday bots. Our expectations were high for what these guys would create and for some reason we were expecting holiday bots and snowglobes on a much grander scale, but what they built was certainly impressive for […]
The Craftsman Experience is kicking off their holiday season this weekend and last night we had an opportunity to present the Ultimate Sleigh built by John Lamonica and his team at the Butler Street Foundry with some help from local high school students who they were mentoring. It will be […]
We’ve got some tips for choosing the right Christmas tree for your home. Choosing the right Christmas Tree Make sure you measure accurately the area you will keep your tree. Not just the ceiling height but also the diameter and maximum width. Remember to subtract the height of your stand […]
They’ve been nearly inescapable the last couple of weeks, unless you’re (lucky enough to be) living under a rock. Commercials touting the latest holiday retail deals are filling airwaves and print media with declarations of stunning bargains, one of the primary reasons why now is the best time of the […]
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