Valentine’s Gift Guide: For Him. For Her. For Them. For You.

For the upcoming holiday, we looked all over the country for unique gifts made by companies with a heart. If you’re looking to support a small business whose values are part of their mission, may we suggest any of these, as well as the catalog site of Renaissance Festival artisans you’ll find at the bottom […]

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The Revolutionary Roots of Self Care

Bubble Baths. Mindfulness and Meditation. Korean Sheet Masks. CBD oils. Red Wine. Yoga. Staycations. Skincare. Gratitude Lists.  These are a few of our favorite things! These are also just a few items and practices that are most likely to spring to mind when you hear the phrase “SELF-CARE”. As this is being written, the hashtag […]

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Featured Business: Cucina Aurora Kitchen Witchery

Cucina Aurora Kitchen Witchery was born in a tiny kitchen overflowing with love and magic. In 2008, self-proclaimed Kitchen Witch, Dawn Aurora Hunt happed to be on a mailing list for springtime Beltane festival that was in need of workshop presenters. Impassioned by her love of food, and the art of mindful, seasonal cooking, Dawn […]

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It’s All About Love: A Note From The Editor

I just got back from my first-ever solo trip. Having just made it through the wretchedness of a bout with COVID, I felt a need to get out of the house (fully masked when amongst others, always). I took my reduced lung capacity and physical stamina and an abundance of gratitude for surviving out on […]

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December Featured Business: Dravynmoor atelier

At LadyFaire Living, we want to celebrate and support female-led businesses that are outside the gates of the Renaissance Festival. We hope to appeal to our readers’ sense of elegant style, both in garb and at home. We discovered this beautiful artist, whose crowns, jewelry, and armor are accompanied by the most beautiful handmade crystal […]

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Artist spotlight: Michelle williams

As so many of us, all over the world, every kind of person, have endured the stultifying boredom and disconnection of stay-at-home orders, it has been emphasized to an even greater extent than normal how very crucial artists are to our collective and singular well-being. We depend on essential workers to keep us safe and […]

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Dream Mission

Loved ones are gathered, the music begins as the lights dim, and everyone turns as the beaming bride elegantly makes her way down the aisle to her beloved to begin their lives together. A wedding is one of humanity’s most time-honored traditions, and whether traditional or not, a public declaration and celebration of the love […]

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Artist Spotlight: jill ann jack

As so many of us, all over the world, every kind of person, have endured the stultifying boredom and disconnection of stay-at-home orders, it has been emphasized to an even greater extent than normal how very crucial artists are to our collective and singular well-being. We depend on essential workers to keep us safe and […]

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Featured businesses: Trove costume rental/Darksilver studios

At LadyFaire Living, we want to celebrate and support female-led businesses that are outside the gates of the festivals. We hope to appeal to our readers’ sense of style and moxie! This month, two seasonal businesses that might inspire and equip you to create the perfect Halloween costume and decor and as an added bonus, […]

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Shades of Autumn: Discovering Beauty in Light and Dark. A Note From the Editor

The light is changing, getting softer. The trees are shifting colors. The pool toys are packed away, the sweaters are being shaken out of their mothballs. It’s finally autumn. It’s been an incredibly challenging year. For some, grief is close and real. For others, loneliness lingers. For all, stress, change, and uncertainty are daily companions. […]

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