Tuesday, September 1, 2009

The Great Minnesota Get Together!

Today we spent the day at the Minnesota State Fair! Daddy Jeff took the day off from work so we could enjoy the fair during the week and not have to fight the weekend crowds. I love going to the fair and I wondered what it would be like to have two toddlers in tow. We didn't have any expectations as to how long we'd be able to wander around, we figured we'd leave when the kids started to get cranky around naptime. Much to our surprise, like clockwork, at 1:15, they both fell asleep in their strollers and slept soundly while we were able to continue eating our way through the food stands that the fair is so known for. We had a fantstic time, the weather couldn't have been more perfect for the occasion, and we're already looking forward to next year! My only complaint for the day was the amount of energy both kids had this evening-after sitting in a stroller all day, they were ready to RUN tonight!
" Do I look cute, or what?"

They were sooo excited for the fair! Well, at least Graham was, since he's old enough to actually "get it", but his excitement was contagious!

Ice cream! Yes, we took two strollers with us -Jeff's great idea! Even on the best day, we wouldn't be capable of keeping the peace between these two for hours on end.

Amelia samples her first cheese a Minnesota girl this is a State Fair rite of passage!

Two very messy and tired kids study Minnesota's largest boar. Sorry, no pictures of the actual pig, so you'll just have to take my word for it, but this thing was HUGE!

Completely wiped out after a day at the fair

A close up of a slumbering Miss Amelia :-)