The Christmas season means it's time to bring out not only the indoor decorations but also the outdoor decorations. For some homes, it's a modest display while others bust out the inner Clark Griswold.

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In the National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation era, running 100 of those bulky incandescent Christmas lights would cost the homeowner about $12 on their electric bill. With LED Christmas lights the comparative cost is only just over $1.

The Battle of the Best

The competition from home to home, neighborhood to neighborhood, town to town, or city to city, seems to intensify every year. This comes as no surprise considering how technology advances more and more within a year.

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What does it take to claim victory? If cities and towns aren't holding an actual contest then they need to jump on it. If folks are going all out for fun or their own bragging rights imagine if it were a competition?

Thorne Road, Marengo, Illinois

Not too far from downtown Marengo, Illinois is a farmhouse that is deserving of bragging rights because their home is lit, literally.

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Do not be deceived but the image above, this is not a single color farmhouse

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Tina Marie via Facebook
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. Nor is it a bi-colored display.

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Tina Marie via Facebook
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This impressive display is a multicolor display that puts on an impressive light show with music included.

If the children in your life are fans of Frozen (or you yourself are) this farmhouse is definitely a location that you will want to see in person.

Watch the video here.

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