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Monthly Archives: August 2015


What to wear to the Renaissance Festival – New Adventures Edition!
August 25th, 2015

By royal proclamation, I hereby unveil The Whimsy Factory’s newest Adventure costumes! These durable dress ups are instant catalysts for creative play, appropriate and attractive to both boys & girls (and mixed groups, the best kind of play!), fit a wide range of sizes, are comfortable and non-itchy, and THEY ARE ALL MACHINE WASHABLE!!!!! Whoo…


What to wear to the Renaissance Festival – and what NOT to!
August 24th, 2015

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival runs weekends, Labor Day, and one special “Festival Friday” from now through October 4th – and this year, The Whimsy Factory will be part of it! One weekend only, August 29th & 30th, our traveling boutique will be set up as part of Silk Road: Discover the Riches Fairy Festival festivities…


Minnesota State Fair Preview! Family Food and Fun, Part 2:
August 12th, 2015

For many of us, eating is the main sport/attraction at the Minnesota State Fair. I already shared my top 3 picks for new fair food from the Great Minnesota Blog┬áTogether preview event, and you can bet I’m already making my list (literally – so I don’t miss anything!) for the 2015 Fair that is coming…


Twin Cities Moms Blog Park Hop with Pretty Princess Parties
August 7th, 2015

I say it all the time, but Minnesota is a pretty great place to be a kid. It’s definitely an AMAZING place to be a princess or superhero fan too! We can’t resist an opportunity to dress up and hit the town, and while the grocery store and brunch are fine┬áplaces to wear Whimsy, hero…


Minnesota State Fair Preview! Family Food & Fun – Part 1
August 6th, 2015

Starting a small business can be scary, anxious, stressful…and tasty! Whimsy Factory Co-Founder and Words of Whimsy chief writer Heather was recently invited to an AMAZING event for Minnesota bloggers sponsored by the Minnesota State Fair – here’s her story: I love the fair. I jealously guard my fair trips each year, and if I…