Sunday, August 30, 2009

BSM - A Day at the Fair

I didnt know how easy it was going to be getting Keith to go to the Fair. He and Ella awoke around 630am and headed downstairs to play. I woke up around 830am and went to get something to drink. After Keith saw me awake, I decided to go lay down in bed again and watch some TV. Since Ella wasnt aware that I was awake, I could be all by myself. Alone. Quiet. Waking at my own pace. The day always goes so much better.

Once I decided to show my face, I played with Ella for a bit then sat down with Keith to read the Sunday paper. When I opened it, I remembered that the State Fair had started last week. Amazingly, it only took me 3 tries of asking "Wanna go to the fair today?" and about 15 minutes to very slyishly get Keith off of the computer and into the shower to head to the FAIR within the hour! "Lets go for Ella." I think that was the one that got him. :0)

Although it was very busy and the crowds were horrible just walking down the street, the lines for rides and food did not seem that bad. As long as we remembered we were in no rush and had all day to be there, we all stayed pretty happy. By the end of the day, we agreed that I could not ask him to go again for atleast another 5 years, but if Ella were to ask him to take her, all bets were off!!

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9 comments:

Kimberly August 31, 2009 at 8:36 AM  

How fun! I haven't been to a fair in ages. Love the artistry of the makeup, very cool!

Melissa G August 31, 2009 at 1:19 PM  

What fun! Love that face paint.

I love fairs but have been holding off on taking my tot - I'm thinking this may be the year.

Jen August 31, 2009 at 2:29 PM  

Stunning photo Joanna. I bet Ella will ask again next year!!

Killlashandra August 31, 2009 at 2:36 PM  

What an awesome picture! Vibrant! I'm glad the fair was a good time.

Christina August 31, 2009 at 3:16 PM  

LOL! That little girl has her daddy wrapped around her finger!!! Love her face paint, and her far-off expression. Such vibrant colors! Nadia says to tell Ella that she likes her butterfly face. :o)

Photographing Mom August 31, 2009 at 9:28 PM  

Beautiful colours and a beautiful little one!!

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Cara September 1, 2009 at 11:13 AM  

I love the colors, I have a hard time getting my husband off the computer and out the door on the weekends too.

Jaimee September 4, 2009 at 12:21 AM  

wow! that's an amazing picture! glad you had fun!

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