Entryway with storage bench and coat rack

4 Easy Home Organization Hacks

Controlling Clutter & Organizing Your Home When we’re suffering from the mid-winter doldrums, the urge often strikes to clean up and clear out all of our “junk.”  Junk might qualify as boots, hats and mittens that never seem to find a home; dog toys that Fido carries from room to room; toiletries that clog up… more

Red Fleece and Wool Cape

4 Tips to Keep You Warm and Stylish

Here in Vermont, we’re no strangers to the chill of winter. With snow flying from November to March (and sometimes even April!) and temperatures that don’t climb above 30 for several months, we get plenty of practice dressing warm. For those that spend their winter days outside, warm layers, fleece lined pants, and warm, waterproof… more

irish model wearing flapper hat

The Irish Sweater’s Story Behind the Stitch

Every Irish Wool Sweater Has Its Own Tale to Tell Once you feel the soft heft and wonderful woolen texture of a real Irish sweater, you’ll understand why they are held in high esteem. They represent the authentic spirit and pride of Ireland and the Aran Islands with beautiful artistry. Their origin reflects this storied… more

soda counter

Turn Your Kitchen into Your Own Soda Shoppe

It’s hard not to notice all the craft soda companies bubbling up (pun intended!) across the country. The advent of countertop seltzer makers and a raised consciousness around both artificial and real sugar consumption has culminated into a frenzy for fizzy drinks that are a better choice compared to most of the sodas on grocery… more

The Vermont Country Store catalog cover

Celebrating the Best of the Past…

…All While Building for the Future When you visit our store, you’ll see that we sell a lot of natural, time-tested remedies in our old-time Apothecary Department. The centerpiece of the department is pretty time-tested itself: an original, typically ornate apothecary display case from the mid-19th century. And what a magnificent thing it is! It… more

Winter Catalog from The Vermont Country Store

Come Winter… Vermonters Know How to Have Fun!

For many, winter is long and dreary. In fact, every year people pray the groundhog doesn’t see his shadow just so the season will be six weeks shorter. However, despite the groundhog, winters here in Vermont last no less than 6 months. Therefore, instead of counting down the days until spring, we embrace winter and… more