Aunt Julie and Uncle Pete arrived safely, albeit, a day late due to the winter storm on the United States' East coast. To say that Aunt Julie is a fan of Christmas is a slight understatement. The Christmas markets here are about to close down for the season. So we hurried her off to the Christmas market in
There were hundreds of brightly lit, mini chalets selling everything from dolls, hats and sweaters, to jams, honey, and sausages.
We wandered through the crowd to put the kids onto a beautiful reproduction carousel where Stella rode in a hot air balloon, Addie rode the Titanic, Emory rode in a submarine waving out his window, and Arleigh rode in a violin. The carousel was fun, but what they really wanted to do was ice skate. So we hastened over to the rink,
Uncle Pete and I stayed with Arleigh, looking on.
If you care to watch, here's the show. (short on time? Santa's flip is at 4:30 ish)
I can't wait til next year!