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2022 Holiday Gift Guide

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The Science of Soap

The owner and founder of Dorset Daughters, Carrie Williams, explains the fascinating craft of artisan soapmaking.

Local

Built to Last

The seventh-generation owners of H.N. Williams carry on the legacy of their family business through a series of thoughtful and timely renovation projects.

Home

Trustworthy and Reliable

Bill Pronovost carries on the family tradition of exemplary customer service at P&F Appliance.

Snow Sports

A NEW TRADITION

Equipe Sport’s founding family carries on a storied legacy of industrial entrepreneurship through their successful sporting goods business.

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Holiday Gift Guide

Get some holiday Gift Inspiration from our local shops and boutiques!

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Vermont Country Store
Cabin Fever

Conquer seasonal boredom with some wholesome and engaging recreational pursuits, courtesy of Vermont’s most beloved stores and companies.

Features and Stories

Second to None

Southern Vermont’s secondhand stores find success by embracing inventive business strategies.

Area Resources

Precious Memories

Vermont’s jewelers find innovative ways to update family heirlooms.

Snow Sports

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Gear for Going Up

You’ve plotted your route, packed your bags, and prepared yourself for the adventure ahead. Now, there’s just one thing left: gathering the gear you will need for a winter climb…

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A Rare Jewel

McWayne Jewelers is a downtown Manchester institution for the past 70 years where you can find everything from a simple, handmade silver bangle to a stunning 7-carat diamond Cleopatra necklace fit for a queen…

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Jingle All The Way

To keep Christmas in your heart all year long…visit Christmas Days in Sunderland where it’s Christmas every single day. It is an indoor wonderland of ornaments, encircled by Santas, angels, nutcrackers, crèches, musical Advent calendars, snow globes, tiny villages, miniature carolers, and giant bows…

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve curated finds from the area’s local retailers. Check out all of our retail partners for everyone on your list and don’t forget to get yourself a little something also…

Last Word

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Dear Santa Paws…

One of the things I love about good dogs is that we are welcome pretty much everywhere in Vermont. Just the other day, in fact, I was out and about with my people, and, we ended up window-shopping for cool dog stuff. So, it occurred to me—does Santa need a few hints from me about my favorite things?…

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Shopping with Mr. Orton

By the time we circled over to the checkout counter, it occurred to me that in The Vermont Country Store, you don’t so much finish your shopping, as surrender to the sober realization that, as much as you want it, you simply cannot have it all…

Snow Sports

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Orsden Skiwear

Pronounced orse-den, the name comes from the French word for “snow bear,” ours de neige. The company’s mythical snow bear mascot possesses a unique combination of toughness and playfulness. It is that spirit, along with company founder Sara Segall’s own love for adventure and style, that inspires Orsden…

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Northshire Bookstore Recommends

Holiday picks from the staff at Northshire Bookstore, one of the nation’s favorite booksellers. Choose a book as a gift for someone special…

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Holiday Giving Guide

The Stratton Magazine annual gift giving guide is back. Find that perfect thing for everyone in your life at these local shopping destinations. Whether it’s something for your home, your kids, your significant other, or even yourself, get it locally here in Manchester and the Mountains…

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A Village Spree

The Village shops offer more than just friendly faces behind the counter; they supply everything we may have left behind at home and all of the latest styles to keep our outfits looking fresh.  Carefully curated, each store has its own unique offerings that change seasonally and that meet the needs of all who pass through…