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A Day at the Indiana State Fair 2015

Originally posted on The Farm on the Hill:
A visit to the State Fair….I don’t think there is a more iconic mid-western summer image than that of kids at the fair.  I was a ten year member of 4-H and even was able to show my grand champion gilt (that’s a female pig that hasn’t had piglets) one year at the State Fair.  I was also able to represent my county in the Indiana State Fair Queen Pageant. However, I hadn’t been to the State Fair in a while.  Actually, this was my first visit as an adult.  Normally, I’m in school when the fair is going on, but luckily now that I’m staying home, I get to take my kids to things like this…on a weekday.  (Insert happy dance!)  The fair is still going on through August 23, 2015.  While we didn’t get to do everything that I wanted since we missed nap time and had a cranky girl, I did get to see a lot and here are my thoughts if you are…