Melissa Tate loves the State Fair of Texas.
In elementary school, you might have asked, "If she loves it so much, why doesn't she marry it?" While she didn't technically marry the fair, she did get hitched at an epic, State Fair-themed wedding this year. And she is a regular feature in the world of corny dogs and midway rides, since she tries to go every day that the fair is in town.
So we asked her to be our eyes on the ground to post her ever-so-useful tips on our Instagram page. We'll keep updating this story throughout the fair so that you can reap the benefits of her wisdom. By the end of the fair, it should be quite the treasure trove. Here's what she's done so far: