Still Looking for Last Minute Gifts? Good Grief Charlie Brown!


Well there is hope boys and girls if you are still looking for gifts for your friends and family. Still looking for stocking stuffers? What are you waiting for? Christmas?:)



Bed that Howard Morton Brown slept in- part of the Eaton’s Catalogue Room display up until January 11th at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum



Read some of the Christmas blogs I did:

Worry Dolls, Gingerbread and Bottles—Episode 3— Carleton Place’s (Favourite Things from Wisteria and The Granary)

Dolly, Dickens and Doggies —Episode 2— Carleton Place’s (Favourite Things things from the IDA and Natural Pet Foods)

Rockin’ Around Carleton Place — Episode 1— Carleton Place’s (Favourite Things from the Post Office and Applecheeks)

Carleton Place’s Last Minute Gift Ideas



Or take a walk on the wild side and buy a gift certificate from one of the local business like Wisteria on Bridge Street.



They also have great jewelry!


Stop in at St. James Gate and have a pint while shopping! Or drop into The Thirsty Moose also on Bridge Street.




Still looking for special treats for the table?


Shortbread and Peppermint ice cream, and ice cream cake at Mitchell’s Independent and Tofutti milk free too!!


Stop in at the at the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Tuck Shop gift shop and support our hospital.






Money to Burn Afterwards? Support the Museum and buy a local historical book  or a Carleton Place scarf and check out the Forever Young Display (until March) and the Eaton’s Catalogue Room until January 11th.

Museum will be open December 28th until December 31st.







Still don’t know what to buy that man of yours? What do they really love? Their lawn and their car! Buy them a giftwrapped detailing set from Motorhouse Mitsubishi.

Industrial grade glass cleaner, upholstery cleaner, multi purpose cleaner, shampoo, sponges and more. The handy bucket is only $29.95. Too busy to come in? They deliver!!  THEY DELIVER?? Holy crap! Call 613-253-5550

 BTW Get them to buy YOU the car! LOL




About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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