12 Days of Christmas is back again this year and I’m excited to kick it off with another spend-the-day-with-me post! A few weeks ago, Max and I spent the whole day in the city to see the Lights Festival on the Magnificent Mile. I attempted to see it a couple of years ago, but it didn’t work out so I was very adamant about seeing it this year.
I watched the Lights Festival on tv every year when I was growing up. It always looked so magical because Mickey and Minnie Mouse began the show, so how could it not be magical!? Well, it was actually the magic of television. Being there in person isn’t as great because there obviously isn’t all the fun music and the floats and balloons are awkwardly spaced apart. So, there were either 3 things coming at you at once or nothing for several minutes. It was nice to experience it once, but it wouldn’t be something I would want to make sure I do every year.
We did some fun things before and after the parade which included a mini Buddy the Elf moment when we went to warm up in Macy’s afterward. Max was chilly. Someone’s socks were wet (it was me, oops) from a poor choice of footwear. But by the end of the night, we had seen Mickey and Minnie, a few big and beautiful Christmas trees, and a lot of laughs.
Let’s go on an adventure…
Make sure to come back tomorrow for the second day of Christmas!