The Great Minnesota Get-together

Some of my fondest childhood memories were made at the Minnesota State fair. I remember strolling through the barns with my family, petting the sheep's puffy wool and admiring the largest boar. I remember riding down the giant yellow and green slide on rough burlap sacks with my brothers and sisters. And I will never forget the first time I walked through the haunted house and how terrified my brother and I were as ghosts and goblins appeared around every dark corner. The great Minnesota get together is my happy place.

I am so grateful that I got to spend Labor Day weekend with my family at the fair. It was my nieces' first fair experience, and I know that they will forever cherish the memories made just as much as I will.  

Poutine- french fries, gravy, and cheese curds. One of my new favorite fair foods. 
Princess butter sculptures. 
There is nothing more refreshing than a beer-garita.
The Minnesota State Fair is truly the greatest get together. 


  1. Aww they look like they had an absolute blast! The fair always feels so magical, no matter how old you get!


  2. Brilliant! I'm so there. Well, 'cept for the part where I'm in Australia but...semantics.


    Also, I may be 27 but I'm still a big ol' kid at heart, so whenever I see a carnival or luna park I have to go on at LEAST one ride, which amuses my husband to no end, heh heh.

  3. WOW! That looks like the best fair I've ever seen! I haven't been to one in ages. Maybe I should change that soon?


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