Replacement Remote Needed for Santa's Best Prelit Tree?We purchased (I believe) a Santa's Best prelit tree last year. We lost the remote while moving into our new house. Where can we get a replacement remote? Can we purchase a replacement receiver and remote?
Brainstorm: What makes the best stocking stuffers?What makes the best stocking stuffers?
Brainstorm: Last Minute Christmas Gift IdeasLet's brainstorm together! What are your go-to last-minute gift ideas?
Gift for Adult Stepchild Who Never Visits?Step child, age 31, always makes up excuses why she can't come to family events. She posted a comment on Facebook that she would not be celebrating Christmas this year to let her family know. However, she does go over to other places to have dinner, etc. with other people if her mother goes. They live together. We rarely see her.
Cleaning a Flocked Wreath?Does anyone know how to freshen up a white flocked Christmas wreath. I would re-spray it but flocking cannot be purchased anymore.
Brainstorm: Santa Tips for ParentsSanta is a tradition for many families around the world but keeping the Christmas magic alive can be tricky for busy parents, especially as your children get older, and more suspicious. Share your tips for Christmas Eve, stocking stuffers and all things Santa.
Light Settings on Christmas Trees?I've just purchased a Homebase prelit Christmas tree. There are 8 light settings but I can't find a way of choosing one of them. It keeps going through the cycle of all 8. Help!
Brainstorm: What have been your most memorable Christmas gifts?Tell us what your most memorable Christmas gifts have been. Is there something you have gotten that didn't cost much but made an impact?
Half Section of Pre-lit Tree Lights Out?The bottom part of the top piece of my pre-lit tree went out. These lights are wired in parallel, so if one goes out, the others stay lit. The whole top section is on the same strand and I've checked every single bulb in the bottom part that is out and they are all securely in the socket. I've even checked the fuses, although the top of the strand is still lit. If I remove one bulb, the whole strand goes out. If I replace a bulb in the section that is out with one I've already tested, the section still stays dark. It doesn't make sense. I don't know what else to do. Any suggestions?
Brainstorm: 2020 Christmas Card Greeting Ideas?What are your Christmas card message ideas for 2020?
Vacuum Plugged into Outlet with Christmas Tree Blew Lights?I plugged my vacuum into my pre-lit Christmas tree outlet and every last light bulb on my tree is blown. Is there anything I can do?
LED Lights on Christmas Tree Not Working?I have a four year old pre lit Christmas tree. In the top section (3rd) some of the lights are not working, while others do. I followed the cord from the plug and they seem to split off with one side working the other not. I also did a current check and there is power running through the side with the non functioning lights.
Looking for Christmas Help In New Jersey?I am currently a single mother of 5. Unexpectedly I found out as I was giving birth on November 2nd that I was having twin boys. i am currently out of work and would love to give my kids a decent Christmas. The other 3 are girls, ages 7, 11, and 13. If anyone knows somewhere that will help in Cumberland County, NJ, please let me know ASAP.
One Row of Christmas Tree Lights Not Working?My tree has one row where the lights don't work. I bought the light keeper pro and checked the connection. Four strands have a steady beep, but the other strands don't. I have tired taking out one of the already lit bulbs and putting it in the one that doesn't work but nothing.
Repairing a Pre-lit Christmas Tree?We just got a 9 ft Christmas tree (National Tree Company) that has 4 sections and 10 different light settings. The 3 section is out of sync with the other 3 sections. When it is white the others are colored and vice versa. Is there any way to sync them?
Making Bleach Bottle Santa Decorations?What other kinds of jugs can you use to make the"bleach bottle" Santa heads?
Fabric Door Bell Decoration?I was wondering what is the size of the pattern pieces to cut to make this decoration?
Finding a Christmas Charity?Its 3 days before Christmas and I have no money to get my son anything for Christmas. I have reached out to many of the agencies who offer Christmas donations to low income families, but I am past the application deadline or they simply do not have anymore toys. Does anyone know where else I can apply this late? We don't even have a tree.
Using a Balsam Hill Christmas Tree Without the Remote?Can my pre-lit Balsam Hill Christmas tree work without the remote? Can I just somehow plug it into the wall and not worry about color changing and bypass the remote some? If so how? I lost mine and can't afford to order/buy one and I am stuck with a pretty tree with no lights.
Using Partially Burned Out Strands of Christmas Lights?I have a long strand of mini lights with the middle third of the strand burnt out (blackened bulbs). There are too many to fix. Is it unsafe to go ahead and use the strand (just bury the blackened section out of sight in the tree)?
Repairing Dim Lights on a Pre-lit Christmas Tree?Our five year old, 10 ft Christmas tree's lights are about half the brightness they were last year. The bottom section is brighter than the rest of the tree, but overall the whole tree is dim. We contacted the company we bought the tree from and they suggested the transformer was going. We replaced the transformer, but they are still overall dim.
West Virginia Christmas Charities?How can I get help with Christmas for my 3 kids?
LED Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Not Working?I have been trying to troubleshoot our Home Accents 7.5ft pre-lit LED Christmas tree and need some help. We have had the tree for two seasons without any issues. The contacts between the sections is through the 'trunk ' of the tree and all seems to be OK and lock firmly and smoothly in place.
Meaning of Army Boots Under a Christmas Tree?What does it mean when someone puts Army boots under the Christmas tree?
Pre-lit Xmas Tree Color Changing Light Function Malfunctioning?I have an artificial Christmas tree. This year I turned on the shifting colors option on the tree and in the line around the section between the middle section and the top section many lights are changing constantly to the wrong colors when the tree changes colors. Sometimes when it's not changing all the lights at all they are flickering through a multitude of colors.
Not All of the Lights Work on Pre-lit Christmas Tree?I have a tree with 3 sections. One strand of lights on each section will not work. Can someone help? I have changed the fuse and checked out the lights. None are missing. I am ready to toss it in the backyard.
Changing Color Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Out of Sync?Our Martha Stewart Living Christmas tree is pre-lit with lights that can be clear, multi color, or changing between the two. The tree is in 3 pieces. All of the lights work, but the lights are not in sync. When the top two sections are multi-colored the bottom is clear and vice versa.
Christmas Tree Lights Don't Work?One string of lights on my Christmas tree doesn't work and all the bulbs are black. It's not that one light makes them all out! Why are they black?
Making Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees?How can I put icing (like sugar cookie icing) on the outside of an ice cream cone to make it look like a Christmas tree with popcorn decorations?
Finding Christmas Help?This year has been one of the hardest in a long time. I have tried to call churches and I missed Toys for Tots for xmas. We are being evicted and this eviction isn't even legal! The court doesn't care. We had proof we paid and were up to date on rent, but they still sided with the landlord.
Replacement Bulb for an Outdoor Reindeer Display?I am in need of one single bulb to fix my reindeer. Where can I find replacement bulbs?
Information on Georgia Christmas Charities?I'm a mother of 2 year old twin girls. We have had a rough year and are just barely getting by. Now Christmas is around the corner and if I don't find some help for their Christmas then they won't have one.
Ideas for a Church Year End/Christmas Party?I'm looking for ideas for my church's year end function/Christmas party. It's for all ages young and old and we want to celebrate the day together. It will be summer time so anything related with swimming and water fun ideas will help.
Repairing Old Lighted Christmas Decorations?I recently saved some old large Christmas bells. They were wired with 1 bulb, but that is gone in most of them. Is there some kind of kit that I can buy or does anybody have an idea of what could work?
Christmas Assistance for Kids and Needy Family?How do I find a place that donate's to women with kids? I just got fired from my job due to me having to take off due to my son becoming ill. I have a 1 year old and a 2 year old. I am trying to find place that help with toys or energy assistance. I'm a single mom with no help and am not sure how I'm going to make ends meet or keep a roof over my heads.
Repairing the Hat on a Lighted Snowman Yard Decoration?Last winter squirrels destroyed the hat covering on the lighted snowman decorating our front yard. The covering material remaining on the hat brim seems like hard plastic strands. Can anyone suggest a material and method to refurbish the snowman's black top hat?
Attaching Scrapbook Paper Cut Outs to a Styrofoam Ball?I am wanting to make a Christmas ornament by using left over scrapbook paper scraps (punched flower) attached to a Styrofoam ball. What is the best way to make it stick, using what glue or even mod podge? I have used a pin in the middle, but the edges stick up. Please advise.
Making a Christmas Tree Skirt from Old Clothing?My father-in-law passed away and he had a bunch of overalls and red bandanas. Do you have any ideas for using overalls and the bandanas to make a Christmas tree skirt?
Making a Christmas Ornament Display Stand?I could swear I've seen a handmade ornament display. My little 40 inch tree is full of rust. I have had it since I was 13 yrs old; I'm 55 now. I hate to let it go, but it keeps going crooked. Anyway I'm thinking I could make a display stand and put those specific ornaments on it.
Making Christmas Tree Tinsel?Any ideas on how to make tinsel for the Xmas tree; since it isn't sold anymore?
Christmas Gift Ideas for Boyfriend?I want to get something for my boyfriend for Christmas, but I have no idea what he wants. What should I get him? We are kinda young to be dating, but you can't really help who you fall in love with.
West Virginia Christmas Charities for Children?I was needing help finding any charities in Huntington WV that help with Christmas for kids. I was recently in the hospital and I have missed the deadlines for most of the programs. I am a single mother and I have an 11 1/2 month old baby that also turns one the day after Christmas.
Fixing Mini Christmas Lights?I have an older set of incandescent Christmas lights, the mini kind. There are four or five bulbs that are out and each time I replace them with a new bulb it immediately blows. The section stays lit, but that bulb does not. I'm assuming there's something wrong with the socket? Is there any fix for that?
Christmas Charities for Children?I am trying to get help for my children for Christmas. I didn't get signed up for anything and I have an 11, 10, 12, and 14 year old. There are 2 boys and 2 girls. This year was not a good year and we don't have any food to cook that day either. Is there any organization that can still help us?
Christmas Charities for Children?I need help with a few Christmas gifts for my 2 granddaughters. One is 2 the other is 14. Is there anywhere I can get assistance?
Xmas Help for Teenage Children?My family recently had to vacate their home because the city of Morgantown deemed it unfit to live in causing us to spend what would've been xmas money on emergency moving. With that being said we no longer have the funds to buy our daughters anything for xmas.
Pre-lit Tree Not Working?I accidentally took a light off the tree and realised it's pre-lit. If I screw it back on will it work or do we need a new tree?
Middle and Top of Pre-lit Tree Not Working?I have a 3 part 7.5' pre lit LED Christmas tree. It is 2 yrs old. The bottom piece lights up and switches perfectly fine between the white and multi colored lights, however the entire middle section and top sections will not light up at all.
Georgia Christmas Charities for Children?I'm a single mother with two boys, ages 4 and 13. I need help with Christmas. We live in Carnesville.
Christmas Lights Don't Work When Strung Together?I have 3 strands of brand new (Target brand) snowflake lights. They all work when tested inside. After being hung and attached end to end, only the set (#1) closest to the power cord works. The sets specifically say they are meant to be connected to multiple sets. What gives?
Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Quit Working?We have a pre-lit tree from Home Depot. The lights have quit working. The tree is about 2 years old. The lights were working and then a couple of days after I decorated the tree they quit working. We have tried everything such as replacing bulbs and fuses, plugging into a different outlet, and an extension cord.
12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas?I need ideas for new parents and a 5 month baby boy, ideas for 12 days of Christmas.
Christmas Charities for Children?I'm a single father of 3 children. My son's are 9 and 10, and my daughter is 14. I work full time. Every year I try my best to save for the holidays. Something always happens. If anyone knows who I would contact for help please let me know.
Christmas Charities?My 12 yo would really like a movable basketball hoop and a new basketball for Christmas. I'm disabled and can't provide Christmas. Where can I find help?
Pre-lit LED Christmas Tree Lights Not Working?We have a 7.5' GE Pre-Lit LED Christmas tree and unfortunately I didn't wait for my husband to put it together; I just did it myself. However, I didn't realize that I wasn't supposed to plug in the tree before having all the sections connected. So now none of the lights work.'
Pre-lit Christmas Tree Not Lighting?I have plugged in all three sections of our tree securely. I have used a meter to check the current through each section. I have confirmed a current. But there are no lights. What is next?
Christmas Charities in West Virginia?Does anyone know of anywhere offering Christmas help for children near the Huntington, WV area? I am a single mother to two girls ages 6 and 4 and a little boy age 3. If anyone has any suggestions it would be very much appreciated.
Multifunction Lights on Pre-lit Tree Only Blinking?I have a Home Accents 7.5' pre-lit LED tree with multifunctioning lights (clear, color, blinking). When I set it up, the tree would only blink clear and colored lights. The control box on the tree does not work to alter this.
Top Part of Pre-lit Tree Not Lighting Up?The top section of my pre lit Christmas tree will not light up. When I take the top section off the tree and plug it in by itself all the lights light up. I do not know why the top part will not come on when the rest of the tree works perfectly?
Repairing a Broken Wire on a Pre-lit Tree?I found a broken wire on my Martha Stewart pre-lit Christmas tree. Can it be repaired?
Repairing Nativity Scene Display Lights?I have a Peanuts nativity scene display. On some of the characters all the lights are black. I assume they are blown. I have replaced all the bulbs and voila they all came back on for a millisecond, but now they are all blown again. One made it a few hours before it blew again. Anyone know what is going on with this stuff?
Replacing the Lights on Outdoor Christmas Decorations?I have 3D reindeer from the 80s. The lights were a mess so I cut them off and need to replace them. What are the best and easiest lights to use? I have a lot of deer and a large village.
Making Christmas Tree Ornaments from Used Cards?How many Christmas cards does it take to make a medium size Christmas tree ornament?
Volunteering to Feed the Homeless on Christmas?I would like to know if there are any places in Columbus, Ohio that are serving the homeless on Christmas Day?
Not All Lights Work on Pre-lit Christmas Tree?I checked the fuses, only 1/2 of 1 string is out on a pre-lit artificial tree that plugs into the base in 3 sections.
Illinois Christmas Charities?Are there any churches or organizations in Williamson county Illinois, Marion IL helping families for Christmas?
Christmas Help in Georgia?This year has been really tough for our family we have been through a total of 4 deaths. It's been a struggle for us to get back on our feet. We have a 9 year old daughter who's expecting Christmas. We live in the White, Georgia area. If anyone knows any organizations that are helping this year I am praying I'm not too late.
Christmas Gift Ideas for 15 Year Old Boyfriend?I have no clue what to get my boyfriend for Christmas, he loves Fortnite, the color purple, and pandas are his favourite animal. He doesn't play much sports, but loves to go on walks, I know nearly everything about him, but nothing is helping me decide what to get him.
Making a Toothpick Christmas Tree?Can I just do the spray snow and not the paint on the tree?
Making a Christmas Angel?I know I asked this before about the little angel with the muffler. I am going to try and make her as close as I can. I just wish I could see her legs and the body. Can anyone help with some ideas?
Making Gift Tags and Ornaments from Christmas Cards?How do you make gift tags and ornaments from the front of Christmas cards?
Making a Jewelry Christmas Tree?What type of glue do you use to attach the jewelry to the fabric? I want something that I know will stick, but I don't want it to be noticeable.
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Frugal Christmas Gift Ideas for Grandchildren?I'm on a tight budget this year for Christmas gifts for my grandchildren. Any idea what I can start buying them before Christmas comes.
Pre-lit Tree Has Blackened Lights?I have been using LightKeeper Pro for several years and have had wonderful success keeping the lights on my pre-lit tree working. Now I have one section that has all the lights out and they all are at least partially black. I have replaced several of them, but they are all still out. What next?
Top Part of Pre-lit Tree Not Working?I have a three part Christmas tree. All the bulbs on the top portion have a black shadow in them and do not light up. I replaced a couple of bulbs, but nothing happened. They are all not lighting. What do I do to have the whole tree lit. I bought it in December 2015.
Repairing an Old Outdoor Christmas Train Decoration?This train is over 20 yrs old. The lighted wheels still turn and the smoke stack still blows lighted smoke bursts. It is still lovely, but more of the old lights have stopped working every year. I would like to repair it, if possible.
Dog Chewed on Pre-lit Christmas Tree Wire?My new pup chewed on the bottom wire and now the pre-lit LED lights aren't working on our brand new tree we bought this year. Is there a fix for it? Or does anyone know where I can get the strand of lights that change color to replace it?
Best Glue for Making a Jewelry Christmas Tree?What type of glue do you recommend for the tree or decoration of jewelry on velvet?
Christmas Present Ideas for My Boyfriend?It is me and my boyfriend's first Christmas together and we are in middle school. He plays football and he hunts, but I don't know what to get him.
Setting Light Colors on a Pre-lit Christmas Tree?I just purchased a pre-lit tree from target last night. I got it all set up and plugged in. It seems like the top piece is on a different setting than the bottom two pieces. And I can't get them to match up. Any ideas? Like now, the top piece is multi-colored and the two bottom pieces are white.
Repairing a Lighted Outdoor Snowman Decoration?The light on my 40 inch outside snowman decoration is broken, the whole mechanism. Where can I get a replacement part?
Lights Not Working on Pre-lit Tree?I have a pre-lit tree and all the lights just went out. This tree has only been lit for 2 weeks (a couple of hours a night), we do not see a fuse to replace and the bulbs do not look burned out. Any ideas how to fix?
Childrens' Christmas Charities?Are there any churches or places giving Christmas gifts for children? I have two stepchildren, an 8 year old daughter and 12 year old son. Their father and I have been having financial issues. We've yet to get any gifts. Any ideas?
Text on Candy Cane Jigsaw Puzzle Gag Gift?What does the tag on the packages say?
Middle of Tree Not Lit?I have a 7.5 Rocky Mountain pre-lit tree and it was bought last year. The top and bottom of the tree lights up; just a small part in the middle does not. I have checked all the bulbs and found nothing. Any ideas?
Pre-lit Tree Lights Keep Blinking?I have a pre-lit Norway spruce 9ft. Christmas tree. It is simple to set up. All you need to do is to attach each section of the tree (4 sections) and plug the adapter into a wall outlet and that's it, the whole tree lights up. But the lights are flashing off and on.
Strand of Lights on Pre-lit Christmas Tree Keeps Going Out?When I turn on my pre-lit Christmas tree all the lights light, but within 5 minues one strand of lights goes out and won't come back on. Do you know what the problem is? The next day when I relight all lights are on and again 5 minutes later that same strand turns off.
Pre-lit Christmas Tree Stopped Lighting Up?I purchased a Noma Christmas tree with led lights already on it. I set it up last night and only one section did not light up. I was frustrated, so I turned it off and went to bed. This morning I turned it on, one minute later there was a popping sound and all the lights dimmed down to almost off.
Children's Christmas Charities in Georgia?How or where might I receive last minute help with my daughter's Christmas? I am a mother of a 6 year old, who will be 7 on Christmas day and we have had a rough year. We live in Palmetto GA. Does anyone know where I might could receive help getting my daughter's Christmas?
Not All Lights Working on Pre-Lit Christmas Tree?My pre-iit Christmas tree is about 3 years old and I have tried replacing the bulbs and fuses. The bottom half of the Christmas tree is lit, but the top half is not. What else can I do or should I just get a new tree?
Repairing Lights on Pre-lit Garlands?I have too many pre-lit garlands with lights not working. I've replaced fuses, checked each mini light, and get a 'positive' for electrical in each of these, but the lights still do not work. My outlet is good. I've obviously tested it. I have too many to simply throw them out. Any thoughts? What gives?
Christmas Charities?Do you know of any local organizations that help families with Christmas?
New Pre-lit Tree Keeps Blowing Fuses?I bought a 9ft Winter Wonderland tree a week ago. Initially it worked perfectly, so we went all out and decorated. The next day it blew its fuse. We replaced them and 2 days later it happened again. Again we replaced the fuses. This morning it's out again.
Christmas Gift Ideas for Teenage Boyfriend?I don't know what to get my boyfriend for Christmas. My boyfriend is 13 and I am 15. We have been dating for almost one year. His favorite thing in the whole world (besides me) is football. Can someone please help me decide what to get him?
Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Keep Changing Color?My Home Accents Holiday Quick Set tree is only two years old. I set up the tree and it was working great yesterday, but today it starting blinking from white to colored lights and will not stay on white or colored. What can I do?
Lights Out On Pre-lit Rotating Christmas Tree?We bought a pre-lit Christmas tree that rotates, at Sears on clearance after Christmas last year. Later we took it out and put it together and discovered the lights were not working on a whole section. They sent us a new set of lights, but there are still 2 branches on another row where the lights don't work.
Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Very Dim?I have a large 10 year old pre-lit tree it is beautiful except that last year I had replaced lots of lights, this year it is a mess, I am trying to get it perfect again. The issue is I replaced fuses, I am finding the cause of lights that are out, but the more bulbs I replace the dimmer the lights get.
Repairing Color Changing LED Christmas Tree Lights?My pre-lit Christmas tree with LED lights is only a few years old. I bought it because it could change from colored lights to warm white depending on my mood. This year the color works, but not the white yet it uses the same bulbs. I tried changing the fuse, but it still doesn't work. Any idea how I can fix it?
Christmas Gift Ideas for Older Nieces and Nephews?They range in age from 8-27. I do a group gift every year and I'm running out of ideas. Prior gifts included: custom ink t-shirt, skin suits, and ugly Christmas sweaters tailored to their personality. It's something they look forward to each Christmas so I don't want to let them down.
Making a Lighted Glass Block?I am making a lighted glass block with a photo on the outside with rhinestones around the photo and ribbon around the block to tie into a bow on top. What can I put inside the block with the lights or do I just leave it with just the white wire lights showing?
Drying Okra?How to dry, or prepare okra, for a Christmas craft?
Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Not Working?It's a three piece Christmas tree. Each section has LED lights. All three sections do not light up. Each section has an electrical plug, with each one connecting to the other.