Keep Colds at Bay with Oil of Oregano

Keep Colds at Bay with Oil of Oregano

During the hectic holidays, it’s easy to get run down. When you’re focused on taking care of everything, taking care of yourself is often the last thing on your long list of things to do. It’s time to put your health ahead of other to do’s, so you can stave off the colds and illness… more

Paper Bag Cow, a Great Kid's Craft

Practical Solutions For Everyday Problems: 25+ uses for brown paper lunch bags

Frugal folks like us are always looking for new uses for favorite old-time products. We asked our Facebook friends if they still used brown paper lunch bags, and WOW, they sure do! Here are some of the many ways this humble object can make your everyday life a little easier: Flour-coat chicken, stew meat, etcetera.… more

How To Get a Great Night’s Sleep

How To Get a Great Night’s Sleep

There’s nothing like a great night of sleep. To fall asleep quickly — and stay asleep all night — waking refreshed and ready for the day, is worth its weight in gold. Unfortunately for many of us, getting a full night’s sleep is something we mostly daydream about. According to Sleep in America polls, only… more

Jersey milk cows

Practical Solutions for Everyday Problems #1: What to do when a cow steps on your foot

Don’t laugh. When the populations of cows and people are nearly equal, as it is in Vermont, such events are not at all uncommon. The first thing you must do is get the cow off of your foot. That’s oftentimes easier said than done because they tend to settle in for a spell when they’re… more

Our NEW Lanz of Salzburg Cardinal Tyrolean Flannel Sheet Set

Portuguese Flannel Sleepwear & Sheets

We Traveled the World to Find the Softest, Warmest Flannel By Mike Laflamme, fabric expert at The Vermont Country Store Vermont winters are known for being brutally cold and extremely long, but we get by in comfort, thanks in large part to our flannel sleepwear and bedding. Our customers write to thank us for carrying… more

A great night's sleep starts with the right pillow for you.

Pillow Talk: How to Pick Your Perfect Pillow

Find the Best Pillow for Your Best Night’s Sleep By: Theresa Darling From early childhood through old age, people love their bed pillows. Throughout the night, a pillow is fluffed, sniffed, cuddled, and most likely drooled upon. In the morning it is again ritually fluffed (and perhaps sniffed and snuggled some more) before being tucked… more

Affordable Sleep Solutions

Affordable Sleep Solutions

8 Reasons You May Not Be Getting Enough Sleep and Easy, Affordable Solutions You don’t have to be a sleep expert to know that good health begins with a sound night’s sleep. We’ve all felt the unpleasant after effects of a night of tossing and turning. If sleep eludes you even though you are getting… more

Duster, Popover, Housecoat, Robe…What’s the Darn Difference?

Duster, Popover, Housecoat, Robe…What’s the Darn Difference?

I am not a fashionista. I know nothing about women’s style or the latest clothing trends. I’m a writer. I work with words all day, every day, and though I’m very much interested in the nuances of words and their meanings, I’m not often challenged by them. There’s not a “word question” that exists that… more