Renaissance Faire — at last!

18 Jul 2009 by admin, No Comments »

In early May, we went to the Renaissance Faire. The Faire is a yearly tradition for our family. Each and every one of us LOVES wearing costumes and stepping back in time for the day. We brought along two extra boys — my nephew, B, and DNA’s friend, also in costume. It took a while but I have finally uploaded the photos.
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Yes, I know that isn’t the best photo ever……but it’s the only one I had of the entire group of us.

The boys bought wooden swords and let loose on each other.
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They ate turkey legs.
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We were lucky with the weather this year. It was mild and we did not swelter like last year. We stayed all day but had many breaks.
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Since we have been doing this for several years, I now have quite a range of boy costume sizes. I had some pants to make and a new shirt for John. My costume was pretty much the same as last year.
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I made a new cap and re-made my bodice. This time I added even more boning to the bodice and bigger grommets for closure — the kind that are applied with a hammer and much pain since I kept getting my thumb in the way. I added a large embroidered rooster to John’s tunic. He was teased repeatedly about his big, errrrr, cockerel. I was much amused.

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  1. Megan says:

    I’m glad John finally got his rooster. 🙂 muhaHAHA.

  2. Christy says:

    Look at that lusty wench!

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