What Do You Know About Outdoor Christmas Lights?

Actually – what do I know about outdoor Christmas lights? Well more than I did!

Lots of us use a variety of outdoor lights as Christmas time. Some use a lot, some just few, some use ordinary incandescent fairy lights, others use rope lights, LED lights or solar powered lights. There areĀ  fantastic displays of Santa and reindeer, illuminated Mary and the Three Kings. Whatever your view it all brightens Christmas. Do your children love to see the Christmas lights and visit the malls or town centres and take part in the splendor of it all – mine do.

Angel Shaped Christmas LightsDid you know Christmas lights were invented by Thomas Edison in 1880, he actually put the first set of outdoor Christmas lights outside his laboratory for train passengers to see as they passed. It took many years before the tradition became as widespread as it is today.