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On The Eighteenth Day of Advent We Saw Santa Claus

We took Meadow to the 8th floor of Macy's in downtown Minneapolis to see Santa's workshop and visit Santa. 


Meadow enjoyed watching all the elves. 

Macy's hasn't changed this display since they bought out Marshall Field's. When it was Marshall Field's (and earlier Dayton's) the display changed annually.

I don't think Meadow understood the whole thing.

Then we waited in line to see Santa.

Meadow was dressed in her reindeer outfit. She didn't mind Santa. She really wanted to eat the bells on his sleeve. We couldn't get her to smile either.

They actually let you take two shots with your own camera for free. Even with that policy the lady rushed me.

We found a book in the giftshop of an elf that looks just like Meadow.

We should've bought it.

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