Paper Dolls for Boys

Raising 2 crafty boys and thrifting every chance I get.

Good Old Timey Carnival July 5, 2009

Filed under: Family & Friends — twlowenstein @ 10:26 am
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Yesterday we went to the local carnival which always lands over the 4th of July weekend.  We have meant to go for the past 3 years but something always came up.  So glad we made the time to go yesterday with our good friends.

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We saw a dragon roller coaster.

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Shoved our trash into the mouth of a clown trash can!  I am thinking this could get BIG money on ebay.

3689089062_c0040d7f2d_oWe coveted stuffed junk!

3689201170_4078062f3a_bWe found a clown shooting gallery.

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And acted accordingly.

3688381269_9cdfd77c40_bWatched other, braver, folks ride the Viking Ship.

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I was blissed out, surrounded by all the colors and vintage carnie goodness.

3689105652_75d05b67c4_bThis reminds me to brag about my SERIOUS faux bois score.  I scored a FREE 4 drawer filing cabinet off Craigslist.  It is a vintage beauty and photos are sure to follow once we’re settled into the new house.  Now back to the carnival…

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All 3 of my men, 2 wee ones and my man, climbed through the obstacle course.  Some faster than others! 😉

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The signs were gorgeous.

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My youngest covered his ears to try and block out all the massive carnival noise, even said no to cotton candy because he had no free hands.  But then, then he spotted the duckie pond.

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I wanted to buy/steal the aqua and red duckie.  I settled for a photograph.  Life rule # 427, Do not mess with CARNIES.

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SHAZAM! (taken through the viewfinder of my vintage Kodak Duaflex)