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Woodland Fairies at Gardner Village

May 31, 2017|Posted in: Uncategorized

Gardner Village is a quaint little collection of shops, surrounded by pretty landscaping, in South Jordan, Utah.  For years they have had a “witch fest” every fall with scenes featuring fun and fanciful witches all through the village.  We’ve made it a tradition to visit every year with our family.  More recently they have done something similar with elves around Christmas time and now fairies in the Springtime.

This weekend we decided to have some family fun and we went to see the Woodland Fairies!

Family Activity

Family Fun at Gardner Village

The gardens and landscaping are beautiful and the flowers were blooming.  Scattered among the flowers and trees were little fairies trapped in mason jars, twenty-six if them, one for every letter of the alphabet from A to Z

Woodland Fairies

Beautiful Flowers and Landscaping

Woodland Fairies

Fairies Trapped in Mason Jars

Several of the shops had fairy gardens planted in quaint little pots outside their stores.  There were also lots of garden decorations available like metal butterflies, birds, dragonflies and ants.

Woodland Fairies

Woodland Fairies, Gardner Village

Since fairies are tiny we had to look closely to find some of their little homes and hiding places.  They were hidden among the trees, the flowers and grasses and even in the ponds!

Some fairies were out where we could see them while others were obviously safely inside their homes and all we found were their ladders, bridges, pathways and doors.

Fairy Fun for the Kids

Our little fairy princess G5 had her own fairy wings and even rode a unicorn!  The scary cowboy made her cry though and she insisted on cutting the ride short.  Good thing though ’cause the unicorn had to “take a leak” right after that (it was actually more like a colossal flood) and G5 lost her shoe right in the middle of it!  Yuck!  There were no rainbows or cotton candy fluffs about it!

G5 Playing at Gardner Village

G5 Playing at Gardner Village

G4 wasn’t too crazy about his wings but he loved the little winged dragonfly that he caught and showed it to every basserby who would stop to take a peek.  He also had fun chasing a fairy who let him use her bubble wand.  But his very favorite thing was the dinosaur he found outside of one of the shops, he was totally enamoured with it and didn’t want to leave that shop.  So like any good grandpa would do, grandpa bought a dinosaur for G4 to take home

 

Woodland Fairies at Gardner Village

G4 Playing at Gardner Village

G4 Playing at Gardner Village

 

The girls and I all stopped to take our pics in front of the fairy wings!

Don't We Make Lovely Fairies?

Don’t We Make Lovely Fairies!

A visit to see the Woodland Fairies at Gardner Village was the perfect Family Fun Activity!  Everyone had a great time!

Fun Family Activity!

Fun Family Activity!

 

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6 Comments

  1. Donna
    June 7, 2017

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    This is such a wonderful way to spend the weekend with family.
    Thanks for sharing this at #blogginggrandmotherslinkparty !

  2. Grammy Dee - GrammysGrid.com
    June 9, 2017

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    What a great place to visit! Loved the unicorn and all the fairies. Looks like you all had a fun time. I keep saying I’m going to make a fairy garden here at my house. Thanks Lori for linking up and co-hosting at the #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I shared this post.

  3. Sue from Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond
    June 10, 2017

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    How lovely discovering fairies in the garden! I enjoyed your photos and the flowers are gorgeous. Thanks so much for sharing with us at #blogginggrandmotherslinkparty. I’ve pinned and shared on social media. Catch you at the link up next month!
    Sue from Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond.

  4. Leslie
    June 11, 2017

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    I really want to create a fairy garden in my backyard next year. What a great time you all had. Love the fairy wing photos. And the fairies in the jars. Your grandbabes are adorable. Glad to see you had such a delightful time with your big family!

  5. Teresa
    June 11, 2017

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    I’ve created two fairy gardens and have enjoyed it tremendously! My grandchildren love it too. Each time they visit they are looking for anything new and moving things around! This sounds like a wonderful family outing! Thank you for sharing your day with us at the #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. Pinned!

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    August 26, 2017

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