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What's it Worth Wednesday

Or, They’re Clothes, not Costumes.

This past weekend, I had a conversation with a friend about requests to borrow “costumes” we’ve made, sometimes for school children to wear, sometimes for movies, and sometimes for parties. 311 more words

Living History

A Request from the Academie

Gentle Readers, Living History Enthusiasts, and Rev War Junkies: Your assistance is requested. Mrs. Boice’s Historie Academie is looking for your input for future hands-on learning weekends… 77 more words

Living History

Finished Chemise! 

After a year I have finally, completely finished my 1860’s chemise!

I added a yellow Greek key design to the bottom hem of the chemise. I shortened it a few months ago so I could wear it better without it bunching up. 18 more words

Everyday Life

15 Ways to Have a Bad Living History Event

For Organizers

  1. Do not advertise. Having no audience makes an event super-lame.
  2. Have no attendance limits on a closed site. Intense crowds and no security makes an event scary.
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Peach Trees, Gettysburg, and More!

Tonight ends the full second week since I have moved to Biglerville, PA. I spent a LOT of time working these first two weeks, as I am trying to commit to active work time daily from 7AM-5:30PM (I work 7:30AM-4PM) to slowly get myself accumulated to the work load I will be facing once school starts this August. 890 more words

Blog of the Week: Of Sorts for Provincials

This week’s blog comes from someone I’d had the honor to reenact with and look to as a resource on all things back country, Seven Years War, and Virginia. 6 more words

Blog Of The Week

Dutch Oven Creamy Chicken & Rice

I made this dish by taste at the Battle of Pleasant Hill 2016 reenactment. This recipe will yield about 4-6 servings. Possibly 8 if you are serving food to liddles as well :). 248 more words

Chloe's Cottage