For Peat’s Sake!

So plane tickets to Scotland aren’t on the horizon again this year? Well, why not bring a few pieces of Scotland into your home … and burn it! That’s right, Scottish Burning Peat is a unique and authentic way to add a wee bit of Scotland to your home. There’s nothing quite like the smell of burning peat. It’s the smell you notice as you’re driving through the countryside past Highland c…

To Tweed or Not to Tweed

Harris Tweed. Just the name itself evokes quality. But what exactly is Harris Tweed? This traditional Scottish cloth has been woven for hundreds of years, but the official definition is contained in the Harris Tweed Act of 1993 and is as follows: “Hand-woven by the Islanders at their homes in the Outer Hebrides, finished in the Outer Hebrides, and made from pure virgin wool dyed and spun…