Part of it was spent on Boston's south shore, with more elvish helpers, or shall I say "elfique", since they make up the French contingent...
Here you can see that I have some pretty tough competition...here is a closeup of Y's crèche - made by her at the ripe old age of 6. I particularly love the sheep's wooly coats!
And here you see how diligently they worked, even through a power outage! The high winds knocked down power lines, so we were without power or heat for almost 4 hours! But that wasn't going to stop us from painting our Christmas acorns! Candlelight was perfect.
And, the best present of all under the tree - Chou-chou!