Category: Reenacting
Old Fort Niagara: Soldiers of the Revolution

Old Fort Niagara: Soldiers of the Revolution

Old Fort Niagara: Soldiers of the Revolution Despite the omnious cloudy skies in Springville, HWMMS and I woke up brightish and earlyish to head Back in Time to Old Fort Niagara for Soldiers of the Revolution. Once we arrived in Youngstown, (NOT CANADA as Verizon always assumes…)…

The Summer Bucket List: Historical Events in WNY

A repost of my article in this week’s Springville Times: The Summer Bucket List: Historical Events in WNY By Jennifer Weber You don’t need a flux capacitor to go back in time and experience history. This month, right here in Western New York, there are so…

Compagnie LeBoeuf

Compagnie LeBoeuf

This is my reenacting family. If anyone would have told me I would one day have a reenacting family I would have laughed. Funny how the world works I LOVE this group photo of Compagnie LeBoeuf! (Many of us, but not all of us…) taken at…

18th Century Family Time

18th Century Family Time

My happy place. French & Indian War Encampment at Old Fort Niagara. Otherwise known as 18th Century Family Time. This year we did a day trip on Suday in order to attend the graduation party of my dearest Jessie Penguin on Saturday. It was my first…

18th Century Stays

18th Century Stays from the Sister Wife!

Oooooooh! My very own custom made for me, pretty, pretty set of 18th century stays made with love by my Sister Wife Jillian! (Stays = Corset) THANK YOU! Huzzah! I cannot WAIT to get myself in these! And a new chemise. The one chemise I have…

Chocolate Soldiers

Chocolate Soldiers! My friend Kelly from Kelly’s Kandies made a custom order of White and Dark Chocolate Soldiers for our Compagnie Leboeuf Unit Meeting this weekend. You know, that reenacting stuff we do from time to time. I can’t wait to see what everyone thinks. Of…

Castle by Candlelight

Castle by Candlelight

Old Fort Niagara: Castle by Candlelight My favourite event at Old Fort Niagara! The French Castle dressed up in Holiday Finest. Merriment everywhere! (View photos of the event from last year taken by our friend Wayne!) Save Save Save

Old Fort Niagara: War of 1812

I sent my Husband off to Old Fort Niagara this weekend for the War of 1812 Encampment. Handsome. Happy. The views of the sunset over Lake Ontario from the French Castle…Breathtaking. Save Save

Old Fort Niagara: Soldiers of the Revolution 2011

I really love He Who Makes Me Smile. Cause this past Saturday morn, at a very early hour (for me) I dressed up in full costume to accompany my love to Old Fort Niagara for the Soldiers of the Revolution event. I actually adore the outfits,…

Tomahawk Throwing?!

And you thought lawn jarts were dangerous… Hazards of dating a Revolutionary War reenacter? Getting invited to a backyard picnic that involves a friendly game of… Tomahawk throwing?! Surprise! Turns out He Who Makes Me Smile has mad tomahawk skillz. And this is something you just…

Old Fort Niagara: French & Indian War 2011

This weekend was Old Fort Niagara’s largest event of the year the French & Indian War Encampment! He Who Makes Me Smile plays the role of the French and spends the entire weekend at the Fort wearing an outfit like this… Or his *gnome* hat that…

Old Fort Niagara: Tavern Night 2011

Old Fort Niagara: Tavern Night 2011

Last Saturday I attended a fundraiser for Old Fort Niagara called Tavern Night. “Spend a lively evening at a not-so-upscale 18th century tavern. Enjoy common tavern fare, tasty beverages, and encounter some unsavory 18th century characters. Play 18th century games and enjoy live period music.” He…