{Winter Bucketlist // Prairie Lights}

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Last weekend we were talking about Christmas festivities and Nate's mom mentioned that she wanted all of us to go to Prairie Lights sometime. 

From their website - 

The Lights

Upon arriving at the entrance to Prairie Lights,  you will be dazzled with 4 million lights set along 2 miles of path. Hundreds of ALL-NEW displays in shapes of all kinds line and arch over the roads. Half way through the drive get out of your car for a stop at Holiday Village where you will find food, gifts, Santa, the all-new indoor laser show, and the Holiday Magic Lighted Walk-Through Forest. Once back in your vehicle, the second half of the drive ends with the very animated light tunnel – the perfect finale to a night you will never forget!

And then Monday morning I checked my email and our credit union sent us a coupon good for Mon, Tues, Weds! After going through everyone's schedules we made plans for Tuesday evening after work/school. Going were my in-laws, brother in law and his girlfriend, Nate, Mason and I. We all loaded up in the company van and were on our way. Us girls & Mason wore our Christmas pajamas! And on the way we grabbed pizzas from a fabulous place nearby the lights. 

Even for a Tuesday night it was crowded! It took us about 20 minutes to even get through the entrance. But, it was totally worth it. The lights were amazing and just making family memories was nice!! 

My favorites were the Uptown Theatre {a staple in our hometown} and the nativity!!!

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Updated bucket list

+ take family photos
+ deck the halls
+ visit santa @ bass pro shop
+ visit the Christmas tree farm
+ go to the tree lighting event at our town square
+ make mason's Christmas list
+ bake cookies (& leave some for santa)
+ make ornaments & Christmas crafts
+ watch the Santa video for Mason
+ make a gingerbread house
+ order our Christmas cards
+ trim the tree
+ go to breakfast with Santa @ Church
+ take the traditional Christmas light picture of mason
+ pick out our yearly ornament for the tree
+ go to the polar express
+ have a pajama/movie night
+ go to Bethlehem revisited
+ put Christmas lights on the house
+ watch the marathon of The Christmas Story on Christmas Eve
+ go to an ugly Christmas sweater party
+ go to prairie lights 

Have you been to Prairie Lights or something like it? It's truly amazing!!

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  1. How beautiful! So glad that you were able to make it a family date!

  2. Those lights are great! Sounds like a perfect night when you add in the pizza and pj's!

  3. I love Christmas lights, so this would be awesome for me!


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