The electric bills aren’t bad, she said. Martel said the family spends more in the summer on air conditioning than they do during the most festive times of the year.
The light show has become a holiday tradition not only for the family, but also for the friends and neighbors who stop by to enjoy the lights and even get complimentary cup of hot cocoa from the host family.
“And the inside is decorated as much as the outside,” Martel said. “It’s definitely been our thing.”