Category: Old Fort Niagara
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…

First Weekend of June

Welcome JUNE! Otherwise known as the crazy season. I need a clone. Actually two please. Coming up this weekend: 2017 QCRG Cup Championship Re-Enactment – Rebels and Redcoats Western New York Dairy Agriculture Festival Pride Festival – Buffalo Pride Week 2017 …now that I look at…

Springville Times Articles

In my spare time…I write for my local newspaper, Springville Times. 2017 January 5, 2017: Sidewalk Plowing Addressed by Village Board January 5, 2017: Old Fort Niagara, Not Just for the Kids 2016 December 29, 2016: Are You Ready for Some Roller Derby? QCRG Kick Off…

Old Fort Niagara: Castle by Candlelight 2016

Castle by Candlelight at Old Fort Niagara. Such a beautiful way to celebrate the season.   ______________________________________________        Click here to search for the most current list of homes on the market! Save

Things That Have Brought Me To Tears During the 2016 Holiday Season: An Empath Sensitive Soul Neverending List

Those of you who know me, realize this is anything but a comprehensive list. Also, prayers for HWMMS for living emotional me every day and loving me despite it all. (That might have made me tear up…) The end of the silly LifetimeHallmarkOprahApproved special “A Nanny…

Old Fort Niagara: PBS Cooking Show

Very cool. Love Old Fort Niagara. Old Fort Niagara take a bow on PBS cooking show for kids “Twin hosts Delaney and Hadley Robertson learned about 18th century foods prepared in the bakehouse of the French fort, as well as feeding the soldiers and baking bread,…

Old Fort Niagara: Castle by Candlelight 2012

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

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,…

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…