Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Puyallup Fair – Our First Time

We have lived up here for 3 years now and have never been to the month long Puyallup Fair (believe it or not)!  For those of you that do not know about this fair, it is a huge event every September and ranks in the top 10 fairs in the world.  The first year, it happened during our wedding month (crazy already), second year I was due with Jacob… I was SO SCARED that I would go into labor during fair hours, our hospital was in the same area and I just knew we would be stuck in traffic for HOURS.  Luckily my water broke during early morning hours!!  Last year, we didn’t feel like taking a one year old that had been walking for a month and refused to use the stroller.  So, this year we had the pleasure of having Stefanie, Clint and Kai show us the ropes – they are fair veterans.

Jacob was able to go on a few rides (he is not tall enough for most of them)… But he absolutely loved the slide.  You can kind of see his face in these pictures, he is smiling so big – I’m sure he could do this all day and be happy. 

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Jake was in love with this ride as well, every time the small rollercoaster would go by daddy, he would wave and smile.  He also screamed when we had to get off….





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Petting Zoo

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When you would buy these slurpee drinks, you could refill them with various flavors for $2 … of course Jake and Kai went through a few (but it kept them busy and we lasted 4 hours at the fair with 2 two year olds)!

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Some characters from a cartoon show were there, Jacob doesn’t watch it, but Kai loves it.  Neither boys were too interested in meeting these characters in real life.

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We played several games and Jacob won LOTS of stuffed animals (which are still in the trunk of my car).  But he had lots of fun, so that is what matters… at least it wasn’t a real goldfish! 

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Taking a break in the heat for some ice cream.

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