From The Daily Meal:

There are a few things that no holiday season is complete without. Cookies, of course. Time spent with family. A fun gift exchange game, perhaps. And Christmas lights. Yes, every year, everyday homes, hotels, town squares, gardens, and zoos transform from their normal state to a wondrous winter landscape. Even though you know that these lights are simply illuminated bulbs, there’s something particularly magical about the displays that truly makes a December complete….

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