Local Shops

27 Country Market – European Meat

27 Country Market – European Meat

A couple of years ago on Applefest in Bowmanville, our attention was drawn to a very energetic fella who was selling meat products. He was talking non-stop and handing out delicious smoked pepperette samples to the customers. We ended up buying salami and pepperettes at that […]

Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County has always been one of my favourite places to go. There are always plenty activities to choose from.  You can relax on one of the magnificent sandy beaches, go on a wine tour or visit a local restaurant or simply drive around enjoying the […]

Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake

Traveling towards Niagara on a Saturday has never been an easy task. That day it was close to impossible – construction and rain helped QEW become a giant parking lot. After three hours of crawling, we finally arrived in St. Catharines. Our first stop was Tim Horton’s. […]

Trip to Norfolk County

Trip to Norfolk County

All our trips, for now, are daily on the weekend. We would leave early in the morning and come back in the evening, cook and relax. Since one of our goals is local produce shopping, we would plan ahead for the places we’d want to […]

Willow Cakes & Pastries

Willow Cakes & Pastries

Located at the corner of Mary Street and Niagara Stone Road, Willow Cakes & Pastries building does not have a huge or bright sign, calling for action. But neither does your home.  And this felt like home. The smell of fresh bread and coffee mixed […]