Though this may be a tougher holiday season than we are all used to here are 7 uplifting local shopping ideas that are sure to bring joy.
Quality, handmade baby, children’s and pet’s apparel. All pieces are hand cut, sewn and packaged by Ashley out of her Muskoka home. Check out the dresses, rompers/bloomers, hair accessories, dress up items and even pet bow ties. There are also custom subscription boxes available too! https://lgranddaughter.ecwid.com/
Creative Muskoka Cards
Hand crafted personalized greeting cards made with birch bark accents. Every card is a work of nature. Contact Frances Balodis in Ullswater for more detail: 705-769-3449 firstname.lastname@example.org
. Check our the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CreativeMuskokaCards/
Poppa Jim’s Honey
Delicious creamed Muskoka wildflower honey remains a Benson family favourite. Available at Muskoka Farmers’ Markets or by calling Jim or Cathy Smith at 705-769-3791.
Bigley Shoes & Clothing
Support the local shoes and clothing store who has over 40,000 pairs of shoes, 25,000 swimsuits, plus clothing and household items online. www.bigleyshoes.com
The Colborne Street Galley by Tim + Chris
On the hunt for the perfect gift for someone who appreciates beautiful artwork? Featuring sculpture, photography, mixed media and fibre from international and local artists you are sure to find the ideal gift for someone at your home or cottage. Our personal favourite featured artists include Elizabeth Barret and Joan Horsfall. www.colbornegallery.ca
Lonepine Property Management & Contracting
Tailored service packages to meet your particular needs can include livestreamed property visits, photos, and video documentation, together with top-notch general contracting for any project you desire. Contact Andrew McCraney now to find out more at 705-952-2866. Or Check out www.lonepinecontracting.ca
Normally, the holiday season is not the recommended time to consider adopting a companion animal, however, the pandemic has brought with it a perfect opportunity given our quieter schedules. Check out your local SPCA to discuss whether a rescue animal may be the perfect gift! Muskoka: https://www.facebook.com/muskoka.ospca/
Kawartha Lakes: http://hskl.ca/
Let’s shop local for this year’s holiday. Let us know what you end up buying!