Last weekend started out with lots of snow on Friday and Saturday. Finn got his own snowshoes and tromped through the Frank's woods, keeping up with the adults.
Leif riding on dad's back:
Finn helping bury Max in snow:
On Sunday, we took the Polar Express to the North Pole and saw Santa. Finn was ecstatic to see the man in red, while Leif was neutral, at best.
Santa appears during a re-enactment of the story. Finn was asking Santa to pick him up:
Finn and Santa. He asked for a Christmas tree and snowperson (very wholesome):
Finn looks out the train window and Leif tries to stay awake:
This evening we celebrated an early Christmas with some of our Duluth friends. The kiddos did a book exchange and we all munched on Swedish meatballs from a local grass fed cow, frittata, spicy nuts, etc.
The boys ready to go to the party:
Mickey reading to Finn, Anja, Leif and Max:
Esmae shows Kelton a duck, while Leif looks on:
This is the best photo we could get of all the kiddos. From left to right are Finn, Leif, Esmae, Anja, Kelton and Max.