Maia was up and ready to go this morning! She was stylin' in her favorite Gap outfit from Auntie Kristie. (We gotta get good use out of her clothes! We can finally say she's "growing like a weed!")
After a relaxing afternoon, we headed to Weiden for their 76th Annual
Take a closer look...
REAL PONIES!?!??! Seriously, I was tempted to pay for a ride!! :) What kid would pass up the opportunity to ride on real ponies? Could you imagine the liability issues if you were to do this in the States?
They have lots of rides, games, and vendors. They always have a least a couple vendors selling candied nuts. My hands-down favorite is candied cashews. I have a hard time resisting them at a fest...and tonight was no exception! I stopped to get my paper cone full of candied cashew goodness when I saw the gingerbread hearts. Traditionally, these decorated hearts have sweet sayings on them and are given to girlfriends, wives, and children. Romas and I thought that Maia should have one to mark her first official fest (Oktoberfest in-utero doesn't count!) and we found the most perfect one:
We documented the purchase anyway! Generally you wear the heart around your neck,
but in the case of a very sleep Maia...you can just prop it up and snap your photo! :)