In rural Midwest your county’s status is determined by one thing: the size of its county fair. It’s the hallmark of summer ‘round these parts, and this week it rolled into town. Now normally if I venture to a fair it’s only for the food (duh), but this year I had a more important reason. A good family friend participated in the queen contest, so a group of family and friends gathered to cheer her on. Spoiler alert: she won!
I was given the family camera to snap some pics of Ellie during the contest. I now like to think of myself as “Official Photographer to the Queen” ;).
A fair is not a fair without a lemon shake-up
You can bet that I stocked up on all the classic fair food. I'll only include this one so you don't know how much I actually consumed.
Mom and sisters anxiously awaiting the contest results
The coronation, congrats Ellie!
On official camera duty
Cute sisters in a whole lotta J. Crew
Yes, they're all in the same family (and they're even missing a kid)
Papaw taking the kids on their first ever ferris wheel ride!
They weren't even scared. It was a fun end to a perfect Midwestern summer night.