Saturday, December 17, 2011

Polar Express


golden tickets…check!!!


a few pictures before the train arrived…..IMG_3813 IMG_3815

more waiting in the train station….


finally…next stop…The North Pole!!!


the kids were so excited!!!!  but still argued about which seat they wanted! and bickered about who was going to sit with who!!!

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and this year it was weird…no Santa at the North Pole…so we didn’t know what the heck was going on….


so we got back on the train…..

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and Santa hopped on too!!!  Thank goodness!!!  This year…Cooper is not afraid of Santa and will actually chat and chat….Caroline on the other hand has become very hesitant.




KERRY said...

This looks like it was so much fun for the kids Jess!!
What a brilliant idea and I just love their jammies and their smiles :)

Lorri said...

I am so jealous! My children would love that! Glad you had a great time!

Kerri said...

How fun! My son would LOVE this! What a wonderful memory for your kids!

sloan said...

aaaw, jess, this is so great!! we did this exact same type of 'antique railroad' ride to the north pole when my kids were exactly the ages of yours, it was like a dream come true for them - we traveled up to north conway to do it, they still talk about that special year! lucky you - enjoy the magic of it all :)

Nicolle said...

That looks like fun. I love all of your pictures. We have that here too, maybe we should try it out next year. Boyd was really chatty with Santa this year as funny to watch!