Anyways, we made our way to the entrances to pay our $1.75 entrance fee, who doesn't love opening day of the Ex now! Then, we went to the food building and grabbed a bite to eat and a drink. Then we walked over to the farm building and saw ostridges, alpacas, pigs, cows, horses, lambs, chickens, goats, and bees. Looking at all of these cute animals, I felt horrible for not being a vegetarian. A little baby cow was licking everyone that came by to pet it, too cute! How can I eat something like that? Ah, my heart.
Afterwards, my boyfriend and I made our way to the rides! On our way, a game operator yelled "Hey miss, where's your teddy bear? Make sure he sleeps on the couch tonight ;)." I laughed. My boyfriend wanted to win me a toy but I'm not the type to insist he do something. Those games can get expensive too. I know it is all part of the experience, but it's not the last time we'll go to a festival or carnival.
Then, we went to buy 24 ride tickets so we could go on 2 rides. That came to $22.00. We went on the Polar Express (tradition in my family) and the sketchy swing ride. Each ride cost us $11.00, great. Oh well, it was really fun and it felt good to feel like a kid again! I haven't been to the C.N.E. in years. Ever since my aunt passed away my family hasn't really gone. I'm happy I went this year :)
After our big spend, haha, we made our way back to the car. We drove home with z103.5's live broadcast from Sugar Daddys. This happened to be a tonne of wayback playbacks which was a score! Good music and good people always make a slow ride home on the Don Valley Parkway more fun.