One morning, Cathy James walked into The Amish Store in Balderson, Ontario. Three hours later, she left. Read about her half-day shopping trip in Lanark County, where she searched (and found) unique hidden gems with a little “Lanark” twist. From painted furniture, to antique mirrors and rustic birdfeeders, she presents options for every type of shopping experience, whether you’re an artist, vintage lover, sweet toother, home décor inspirer or nature lover (or even if you’re all five).
You slip and slide your way across the ice, your arms laden with fishing gear, excitement building at the thought of the unscripted day ahead. Tucked amidst your gear is a warm blanket, a thermos of something rich and delicious, and a carefully packed cooler with goodies to keep you cozy all day. It’s ice […]