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Walton Wood Farm Hand Balms

Walton Wood Farm – Shop Locally made Canadian products “Consciously crafted & thoughtfully packaged gifts, sure to sow smiles.” As I mentioned in my last blog, Walton Wood Farm is a wonderful line of women’s, men’s and pet’s personal care products. Made in Ontario means you are supporting Canadians who are part of this company…

Walton Wood Farm

Walton Wood Farm It all started on a farm in Bailieboro Ontario, June 2014. Leslie had grown up on a cherry farm. Along with her husband Peter, a retired farmer, they purchased a former dairy farm as their future home. Shortly after, they began making bath salts in their country kitchen. The early beginnings of…

Men – Be Kind to your FACE – Your Daily Facial Routine

Men – Be Kind to your FACE – Your Daily Facial Routine Lucky you. Your skin is approximately 25% thicker than women’s facial skin. There is more circulation happening because you have more blood vessels. Generally speaking, your skin is oilier, and you are able to maintain more hydration within your skin. As well, you…

WhiteLotus Design – Jewellery from Edina Racz

The beach is not always a place, sometimes it’s a feeling. – Unknown To look at sea glass one cannot help but feel totally relaxed, peaceful and yet energized. All the hues of blue, aqua, seafoam, periwinkle, pale blue and turquoise create the image of being at the waters edge, touching the coolness, feeling its…

Brave Leather

BRAVE LEATHER “Born of Canadian creativity and touched by Canadian hands” Toronto has gone through many transformations over its history. Districts have flourished then floundered, the culture in areas has moved, shifting the character of the streets. Industries have left, leaving their structures to be re purposed, creating a different resident with the same visual…

FROM BATTLE TO BRACELETS

The effects on the Canadian Armed Forces members who spent time in Afghanistan has been well documented.  We owe a great deal to our brave friends, daughters and sons, mothers and fathers that spent time representing Canada under such severe circumstances.  Many still struggle with their combat experiences, and many try to come full circle…

Visit to Anne-Marie Chagnon in Montreal

Anne-Marie Chagnon Some of our suppliers and reps have been with us for the 16 years that we have owned The Shop. SRM Sales is one of our long term reps for independent artists.  We met both Sandra and her husband Ray through their previous relationship with The Shop.  They have represented many Canadian artisans…

Designer, Fashion and Fine Jewellery

Designer, Fashion and Fine Jewellery : Definitely captures our attention, but what is the difference? Fine jewellery – pieces that become family heirlooms to be passed from generation to generation usually has an associated price tag to reflect the quality materials and workmanship in each individual piece. Here is some needed information to help you…