When the weekend started with a treacherous drive through thunderstorms, bloggers Lauren of Justin + Lauren and Lindsay from I’ve Been Bit, didn’t let that dampen the mood of their girl’s getaway. They quickly put the drive behind them when they arrived in Lanark County and were greeted by vegan brownies, friendly hosts (including a picture-perfect cat), and cozy beds. Read the full story to discover how these two indulged in some European-style comforts, got up close to a celebrity chicken, learned the patience needed for basket weaving, sampled garlic beer, and embraced the calm after the storm during their weekend in Ontario’s Highlands – a region full of surprises.
The community of Almonte has a habit of creating and fostering artists, a trend that’s perpetuated in the work and life of Almonte artist, Rosemary Leach. Rosemary and her husband, Jake, originally hail from Toronto and Peterborough, respectively, and intentionally went looking for a community with an unhurried pace in which to settle down when […]