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Scarborough Faire for the Intrepid Spirit

scarb9by Jenny Block

It was my very first Renaissance festival. I’m not entirely sure how that’s possible. But it’s true. I share that to explain why I wanted to go full out on my weekend visit to the Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie.

Step one, Renaissance costumes like these from HalloweenExpress.com. I know they are not required. But I always like an excuse to dress up and this seemed like an excellent one. I requested that my girlfriend and daughter do the same. The former was thrilled. The latter not-so-much. She’s nearly 14 so I should probably just be happy she agreed to go. She was just glad I gave her first pick at HalloweenExpress.com, where we got our period-appropriate garb.*   Continue reading

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