Tag Archives: Iowa State Fair

Fitzie’s Fair

We celebrated Fitzgerald’s first birthday this past weekend in true midwest fashion – with a state fair themed bash. I’d be lying if I haven’t been planning this party since Fitz was first born in the month of August. I … Continue reading

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On our own turf

In years past, we’ve been able to experience some great cities for the NGA conference –Milwaukee, Nashville and White Sulphur Springs to name a few. But this year, we were so excited to showcase Des Moines as the host city! It’s always fun to … Continue reading

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Don’t miss it, don’t even be late

The title of my blog is a reference to the opening song of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway musical ‘State Fair’ that is based on our very own Iowa State Fair. Every year over one million people from around the globe crowd … Continue reading

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Fairly fun

Our trip to the fair was definitely different this year. I managed to sneak a peek at the miniature houses, scarf down a corn dog and try out this year’s fruity fair square. That was about it. It was wall-to-wall … Continue reading

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The great state fair

It’s no secret that I’m in love with our great state. And with good reason, there is so much beauty here. [Here’s proof: Des Moines was used as the backdrop for this awe-inspiring time-lapse video that I watched earlier this … Continue reading

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Birds of a feather

This past weekend I made my annual trip to the Iowa State Fair and it did not disappoint. [me and mo] [pretty old orange tractor] [this year’s fair square: graham champion] [hello little friend] [beautiful fair grown flowers] I’ve been … Continue reading

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Denim jackpot

It’s fairlicious update: I think we may have created a new state fair record. Morgan and I managed to hit up all of my must-see locales and were able to grab a corn dog to go all in two hours. I’m … Continue reading

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