Prize-Winningest Items at the State Fair


The Minnesota State Fair is a glorious cacophony of chintzy souvenirs, mammalia and fry grease. Mostly I go for the fry grease because let’s be honest: at no other time of year will a corn dog and deep-fried cheese curds taste like this. Bring me.

The ag building was picture-plentiful. I mostly couldn’t stop trying out different Insta filters. I am enamored with how organized and Midwest Americana everything looked. Plus, all those prize-winning cakes in a row. What if you had the job of State Fair cake sampler?? Obviously my dream job.

In recovery,








4 Responses to “Prize-Winningest Items at the State Fair”

  1. 1 Bethany B. September 5, 2013 at 10:27 am

    Oh my word. What luscious pictures. What must be done to become a cake taster at the State Fair? Or even just a humble contestant? Either way – you MUST enter next year!! You have a whole year to come up with a game plan!

  2. 2 Lauren September 6, 2013 at 11:12 am

    i found the state fair employment center. heaven knows, i’ll be looking into that!

  3. 3 Bethany B. September 7, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    Oh goodie!!!

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