Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Christkindlmarket – Chicago

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards marketplace downtown.  It’s an annual resultant inwards Chicago amongst High German crafts, beer, nuts, strudel, hot cider too lots too lots of ornaments!


One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

From Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve, these vendors brave the cold, pelting too snowfall to sell their goodies.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

There was a brisk business, every bit good every bit a brisk breeze amongst air current chills below zero.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

The marketplace is in the middle of downtown constituent buildings on a plaza that takes upwards nearly one-half a metropolis block.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

The tree was decorated too Santa was making appointments for gratis photos.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

So much to see, too buy, too smell!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Gingerbread ornaments, nuts too sweets.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

The odour was fantastic amongst fresh almonds cooking piece nosotros shopped.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

When it’s this cold exterior y'all demand to refuel to continue warm.  We snacked on almonds piece shopping.

These were really yummy too similar to the Burnt Sugar Almonds I made concluding week.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

What’s a trip to a High German market without Apple Strudel?

My hubby shared a seize amongst teeth amongst me.

Wow – flaky, not-too-sweet too the apples had lots of flavor.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

These are actual icicles – made amongst existent ingredients (not decorations!)

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

There were jackets, hats, scarfs, anything y'all demand to continue warm including blankets.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

I honey pretzels but nosotros skipped these since nosotros already had thus much deep dish pizza.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

I was happy to encounter the Nativity but infant Jesus was covered amongst snowfall πŸ™

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Amen!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

This was pretty interesting thus nosotros stopped to cause got a look.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

At showtime glance, it looks similar a dove heater …

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

But nosotros establish it was a memorial to all who cause got served inwards the armed forces.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Ornaments everywhere inwards all shapes too sizes.


One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

While inwards 1 of the shops looking at ornaments, these ii immature Germans asked nearly the photographic idiot box camera my hubby was using.  He (husband) took most of these photos amongst a big long lens.

I told this dainty immature lady that size truly did matter!

My husband asked them to pose too took some pictures, too after emailed them to the store owner.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

She was thus happy too sweetness too fix to smile!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

They hammed it upwards a lilliputian for the photographer.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Having fun working inwards Chicago – they were thus dainty too friendly.

We bought several ornaments of course!


One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

It was such a difficult conclusion to alternative a few to cause got home!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Hand painted …

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Blown drinking glass …

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Hand made …

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

This was thus funny.  Instead of sack truck – it’s labeled ‘firefighter car.’

I idea my fireman boy would mean value that was funny.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

These are crafted out of walnut shells.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Cute – carved amongst moving arms too legs.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Look at all the ones to guide from!  Impossible πŸ™‚

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Glass blowing is such an art.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

This scene depicts Chicago many years ago.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Baskets of ornaments everywhere.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Each too everyone was thus pretty!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Silver too gold, light-green too purple!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

These are all carved out of wood.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Edible gingerbread ornaments.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Certainly anyone could fine at to the lowest degree 1 they love.


One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

These lilliputian gilded gems are thus delicious!  We had to hurry too cause got a photograph earlier nosotros ate the concluding two.

They are nighttime chocolate filled amongst brandy.  The chocolate is crisp too smoothen too the brandy has only the correct punch.  Oh my gosh – nosotros went dorsum too bought some to a greater extent than for gifts.

 I promise to notice these inwards my stocking!

You tin truly monastic nation these on-line (we didn’t demand to know that.)

Check out Hermann-the-German at Sweet Castle.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

These are made of newspaper too hang around a bulb.  Very creative.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

This lilliputian dude is the cutest nutcracker I cause got always seen.  They all cause got such personality.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

This High German Nut is nearly to downwardly a frothy beer.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

I want I had somewhere to hang this ornament.


One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

If exclusively they weren’t $24 each.  Each cork has his ain aspect too personality.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

They expect similar an oompa band!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Chocolate Santas fix to roll.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Glogg – such a fine name.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Beer steins on display!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

More lovely stars.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

Nesting dolls inwards all shapes too sizes.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

I honey these!

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

This bug-eyed snowman looks pretty yummy.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

I would honey to know how these are made.  They are thus pretty.



One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

We collect Christmas ornaments when nosotros travel.  The ruby-red bell was for me, the firetruck for our son, the crystal snowflake for our daughter, the deep dish pizza ornament to remind us how much pizza nosotros ate, the regal ornament was also for our daughter, the ballet slipper for my son’s girl too the pickle for my husband.

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

This truly is a really pretty ornament!  Really it is, I honey it πŸ™‚

One of the highlights of our anniversary trip to Chicago included a take in to this opened upwards mar Christkindlmarket – Chicago

My hubby was thus thrilled that he gets to play shroud the pickle!


Have a bang-up weekend too portion some goodies amongst someone y'all love.  I’ll last baking some to a greater extent than this weekend thus depository fiscal establishment stand upwards for dorsum for Russian Tea Cakes, Peanut Butter Kisses too who knows what else.

Thanks for stopping by!  Tricia


Source: savingdessert.com


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