after several years off. It was this
year, when Emma was about 4 months old that we started the tradition of taking
pictures of the kids next to the giant pumpkins. I always take Easter and Christmas pictures,
but having these pictures in front of the big pumpkins, as we have added
children and they have grown, it is nice to see the change!
We had a wonderful time. We
started a bit later than we typically do because we went to church before we
went to the fair.
healthy, is delicious, and something we all look forward to. The kids had hot dogs and we shared French fries
with malt vinegar – does anyone else eat their fries this way?
halls, taking a trip back in time with visiting the fair museum as well as
seeing all that the Ancient Ones of Maine had to offer. I also love to see how the one room schools
were set up as well as the homes, especially how the kitchens had open fires
with a little oven built into the wall.
Emma always wants to take a ride with the horses, and this year was the
second year we saw miniature horses at the fair giving rides to people. I never realized how much weight they could
I love to see how the kids interact with the animals, showing so much love to them all. I think that they definitely inherited that from me, considering Matt does
not want to have the responsibility of farm life – at all. I think I might be wearing him down a bit though!
animals, and family, the perfect way to end the summer.
agricultural fairs in your area? What is
your favorite part?