#fairhack of the day: Bring the fair home with you

Ever find yourself skipping down Dan Patch Avenue enveloped by the experience of the fair, wishing you could wrap it all up and take it home with you?

Enter veteran fairgoer Diana Walter.

She's a born-and-raised Minnesotan, and says the State Fair is one of her favorite things about being from here.

Diana Walter, fairgoer
Diana Walter

Her simple #fairhack lets the State Fair experience last just a little longer.

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Bring a snap-top sandwich bag (or bigger) to hold all those extra Sweet Martha's cookies.

Freeze them for an extended culinary experience.

And the fair lives on.

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What’s your #fairhack?  >> Do you have your own pro tip for doing the state fair right that you’d like to share? Tell us here, or share it in a tweet, tagged #fairhack (and, if you can fit it, #mnstatefair).  We’ll be sharing them all week online, on the air and all around social media.