|The wonderful Hearts Delight at King Richard's Faire|
I should preface this post by saying that my kids hate clothes shopping, especially my oldest. I'm sure that will change someday, but right not it's the worst fate in the world when I take them to buy new clothes. They'd rather eat broccoli. Yeah, it's that bad.
So, when they found out we were going to King Richard's Faire again and both of them gleefully started planning the next parts of their costumes, I was surprised. It was on the top of their to-do lists, followed by watching the jousting.
|This was our knight. He cheated and was slain in a duel to the death.|
We went to one shop where they were completely unhelpful and actually said they had nothing that would work. My daughter was not discouraged and, although sad, marched right on into the next shop, Heart's Delight, where a woman helped her find the perfect corset for a young girl, not a tavern wench. She looked adorable and couldn't have been happier.
My little one had a capelet from the previous year and decided that she was going to be a hunter. The first step was to purchase one of those furry tails as a trophy. She clipped it to her front belt loop and now has plans to add more each year. She also purchased a little leather bag for her belt because she decided that would hold bait to trap her animals.
|I'm thinking this might be my girls in a good few years from now....|