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Chicago Chrismukkah + Michigander Xmas

Before heading out on our trip we let the kids open their Christmas gifts from us. A knitted sweater for Theo and a kitty dress for Meadow (I fixed the straps for her) both made by me.

I wanna a sweater.
Scott got them new compact sleeping bags.
We all got smaller sleeping bags this year and we'll now have a lot more room in our car.
This year we had talked about hosting my family at the cottage. Then meeting up in Milwaukee, then meeting in Chicago. But in the end we made stops in Chicago and Lowell this Christmas.
We left on a Sunday which was nice to have a few days to prepare.
On the way down to Chicago we stopped at our favorite roadside restaurant, Foster Cheese Haus.
We had plans to break up our drives so we didn't have to rush like we normally do.
We had made it just before the cheese haus was set to close for the winter. Just not enough folks stop here in winter and snowmobile season is becoming shorter and shorter this far south in Wisconsin.
We decided a week or so befo…