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.
Today’s craft markets are full of fresh, hip products made by creative and talented makers. This holiday season, go above and beyond by picking up handmade items with a story to tell at one of these Ontario holiday markets.