Despite our late arrival the previous evening, our kids were beyond excited to see their cousins again. The light layer of snow called to them, “Come out and play!” They couldn’t wait. Even better, Farmor (grandmother) promised that they would all get to bake cookies and buns in the afternoon. This is one of my girls’ favorite things to do when they visit. Day one in Norway. A great start to a white Christmas.
Farmor and seven grandchildren between 2 and 8 years of age ready to create their masterpieces:
A little post-baking playtime indoors…
And it’s time to head outside for a little iceball making, snowman construction and sledding:
Oh yes, this is the land of the midnight sun…and dusk at high noon. It’s no wonder that at 5:30 in the afternoon, it’s pitch dark already…and playing outside in the snow and dark seems to have its own special attraction for the kids:
More to come…stay tuned.