Sunday, June 3, 2012

Summer Lovin'

So even though I still have two weeks left of school, I feel like summer is beginning to kick into full swing. This weekend I took the girls to what has to be one of the ultimate summer events--the hometown carnival. Now, if you were a follower of my previous blog, you know how I feel about carnivals, however that was back when I was a first time mama, and since then I've chilled out quite a bit. Thank goodness for that! In fact, I've chilled out so much that I took the girls all by myself. And went on the Ferris Wheel. In what seemed like gale force winds. And I didn't even panic when I heard the creaking of our little gondola when we were stopped at the very tippy top. Well, okay, I didn't panic much.




I liked this view much better...from the ground.

The girls had a blast on the Merry-go-Round, train, and slide.



But they especially loved the ice cream and funnel cake that melted all over the place and blew us away in a cloud of powdered sugar.


My favorite part of the carnival? Taking pictures of course! You really can't top the colors and atmosphere of a carnival.

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And when the sky cooperates and puts on a show of equal awesomness?? Well, that just takes the funnel cake.




On that note, I have what might be one of my new favorite summer layouts to share. There is just something about balloons that screams summer, and I was able to capture a few shots of the girls with their free Nordstrom shoe department lovelies this afternoon.


Supplies include Crate Paper Pretty Party and The Pieces of Me Kit by the ever-awesome Maggie Holmes. I love the way the vintage feel of kit coordinates with the vintage style photo. Now that's what I call Summer Lovin'!


  1. looks like a fun day and a great result on the scrapbook page!

  2. I love carnivals too! Lush weather ur having :)