8/26/11

county fair

it's county fair time in ohio! our favorite is in darke county...and it always pleasantly is going on just as school is starting...a happy trinket to remind us that there's still a tad bit of summer left. i love the county fair with its stalks of corn and giant pumpkins decked out in ribbons...funny animals promenading around... deep-fried sweets and colors and people watching as far as the eye can see. my fingers itch all year round for it. the boys the took me last night! we pretended we didn't just come from work and school and embraced the smell and feel of summer night in the air...staying out 20 minutes past bedtime and having pizza for the 2nd night in a row. who say's summer is over?


blossom dearie- doop-doo-de-doop (a doodlin' song)

isn't she the most beautiful cotton candy lady you've ever seen? i melted right along with the sugar when i saw her.
it was a wonderful time...max won a fish and named him mr. goldberg. mr. goldberg is currently swimming around in a mason jar by max's bed. and every year i end up leaving the fair wanting a pet rabbit and wishing i knew how to grow giant pumpkins.
a girl can dream, can't she?

happy happy weekend, everyone! 
xoxo

33 comments:

  1. These photos are some of my favorites yet, Katie! I feel like I was right there with you guys. :)

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  2. I always get a light, airy feeling when I visit your blog and I love it! I really want to go to our county fair later this year! It looks like you had a great time! :)

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  3. Katie, your pictures are always too beautiful! Thank you for sharing them.

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  4. A delight to read your blog, as usual!

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  5. Ooooh! This is making me want to go to a fun house!
    Love it!
    xoh
    d

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  6. These are lovely pictures! You are seriously talented with that camera! I love the colors and you all look so happy! You have such an amazing family!

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  7. These photos have a lovely warm feel! such amazing light!

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  8. I always love your Photos, you guys make life look like a dream land. and I oh so Love county Fairs!

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  9. such BEAUTIFUL pictures! Gosh, I wish my photography was nearly as beautiful as yours. And you're right, your pictures just scream SUMMER!

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  10. Love them, as usual.
    Our fair was cancelled this year due to the owner of the fairgrounds going bankrupt, but the community has banded together and we'll be having what we're calling an UN-Fair at the end of September. The best part (to me) is that my special needs dance class will get to perform their new dance there! I don't think I've ever been so excited for the fair!

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  11. aww looks like you all had fun! we were just there last night...i wish we had run into you! i love how you captured the joy of that fair in your photos! =)

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  12. Your fairs always seem so much prettier than ours! Haha. What a wonderful outing! Now I have to break out my cotton candy maker.

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  13. wow, that looks like just the sweetest fair ever!!! your beautiful pictures help, i'm sure :) what fun! a great way to send off the summer and welcome in the fall.

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  14. This makes me miss Ohio and want your shoes!

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  15. how did i JUST stumble across your blog? i ♥ it. the photography is amazing and you have a lovely little family.

    oh, and i'm an ohio mama too.

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  16. oh what a truly magical time!

    hope your weekend is deliciously wonderful :D

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  17. Your pictures are just gorgeous, as always! I just love your blog.

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  18. i like your photo.. ;)

    http://lovesimplegreen.blogspot.com/
    Irene

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  19. your pictures are so ABSOLUTELY breathtaking. I can't get over it. Every time I see a new blog post from you I am all smiles knowing that I get to see your pictures. Your life is just so fun and beautiful! love it! ;-)

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  20. Yay!!! I can comment!!! Thank you ever so much for making that little fix :) BEAUTIFUL photos as per usual. Looks like you guys had a fantastic time!

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  21. Aloha Katie! Just found your blog through Harper's Happenings and I'm so wowed by your gorgeous photography! Your blog is so sweet and bright!

    That cotton candy lady is seriously precious. What a perfect end of the summer adventure!

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  22. Your photos are pure magic. <3

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  23. Your photography is Amazing!!!!! Looks like you guys had so much fun! I am looking foward to taking my daughter's to our county fair next month, here in NC... Thanks for sharing these beautiful moments!

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  24. you're photos are incredible.

    just found your blog on bloglovin and I totally love it and am now a follower!

    hopefully you can follow me too!

    http://herumbrella.com

    -Grace

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  25. oh hello amazing photos! always love a trip to the fair. fried food and all.

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  26. Just beautiful.

    ♥ sécia
    www.petiteinsanities.blogspot.com

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  27. i LOVE your pictures. love. every one of them. so inspiring.

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  28. I've just discovered your lovely site in the last few days. Now I'm devouring all your past posts! Your photography brings me to tears. So gorgeous and sweet. :) Thank you for bringing more beauty to the world! We can use all we can get, right?

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