Lord John of Canterbury

Happy Birthday! Hope your day is full of fun and your year filled with wonderful adventures!

Leap Day

Leap for Joy for this day only happens every 4 years!!! An old Irish legend has it that on this day (and this day only) a woman ask her man to marry her! If her hopeful gentleman says no, then he must buy her a whole new wardrobe. What an amusing old tradition. (My clothes…


Come out to Mt Angel, a quaint little German town, for Bratwurst and Music and Dancing this weekend. Volksfest celebrates time with friends and the German heritage of Mt Angel, it’s kind of like a mini Oktoberfest. Not as big but just as fun. The best part is watching people dance. You have the amazing…

Happy Presidents day!

As we express our Gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them ~ John F. Kennedy

Valentine’s Day

Hope you spend today with the one you love. February 14th: Valentine’s Day Hope you spend today with the one you love. I wish you LOVE!

So Far you have Survived 100% of your worst days

Keep going! We know the truth, “This Too Shall Pass!”, but when we have trails we may need a gentle reminder that there are better days coming. Spring is just around the corner. Longer days & beautiful crisp sunshine lifts our spirits. Take time to recharge your batteries, share hugs, pray together, & go halvesies…


Nalbinding, pronounced noll-bin-ding, is one of the oldest forms of yarn or fiber craft and can be found all over the world. Predating knitting and crocheting, fragments of bags, socks, and hats have given us an insight into the lives of the people that have gone before us. Some fragments have been found from 6500…

Historical Games

History is amazing and I would love to share some of my favorite games. These and many more can be yours! Just go to my NEW website and purchase your favorite. fairemaidenstrinkets.square.site

Chunky blanket

This beautiful chunky blanket was created as a Christmas gift for my sister and she absolutely loved it.  “This weighted blanket is the stuff of dreams! So soft, fluffy and cozy! The weight makes you feel like your wrapped in a cloud!” ~Hannah Starr