Safe Grocery Shopping I love to cook. I’m considered a good cook by Mr. H and my family and friends. I often have large crowds for lunch and dinner at the cottage. I often host the holidays. But I don’t think I have ever spent so much time thinking about cooking my next meal. Sound […]Read more "Waiting out Covid-19 in Muskoka…Part 2"
I woke up this morning realizing that for 46 days of physical and social distancing, I have been exercising and cooking and worrying. Unlike everyone else on Instagram, I have not cleaned out a single closet, written a memoir or read one notable book (American Dirt I’m coming for you some day. ) I have […]Read more "Waiting out COVID 19 in Muskoka"
The Muskoka Glam Dock Party season kicked off this summer with Rosé on the Dock, a fundraiser for the Muskoka Flood Victims. The fun and stylish dock party raised more than $20,000 through the sale of Muskoka Lakes bracelets. You can buy one or all of the three Muskoka Lakes. Sales continue via the website […]Read more "Rose on the Docks for Muskoka Flood Victims"
A Relief Campaign in Support of the 2019 Muskoka Floods On July 1st, 2019, the community of Muskoka will come together in effort to support those affected by the destructive 2019 Muskoka floods. Long-time Muskoka cottagers, Tamara Bahry and Amanda Petrovic have partnered with local support organizations and Salt Fine Jewelry, to collaborate on custom […]Read more "Friends of Muskoka Flood Hope"
It’s been a long time coming: Victoria Day Weekend 2019 in Muskoka Yes, this is when the optimism that defines cottagers shows up. We are full of anticipation for the season ahead. And although mostly a work weekend getting the cottage and grounds ready for summer fun, there is lots to distract you. Golf Courses […]Read more "Hello, it’s me!"
Your Insta and fb accounts are likely filled with friends and celebs frolicking in the Blue Lagoon and on snow capped glaciers, so is Iceland over? Is it too late to see where GOT is filmed as the last season is on the horizon? When a country tops all the destination hot lists does it become […]Read more "Is it too late to go to Iceland?"
A perennial family favourite is the MLA’s Antique Boat Show in Port Carling, which just happens to be this weekend. We have posters dating back to 1986 because it is birthday weekend in our cottage and it’s a birthday weekend activity for the whole family. Our MLA Antique Boat Show posters are part of our […]Read more "MLA Antique Boat Show celebrates 125 years with many of Muskoka’s finest"
If you are looking for ways to entertain your guests this weekend, there are no shortage of concerts, plays, festivals and fun this long Simcoe Day weekend in Muskoka. Here are some of the ways… Sawdust City Music Festival, Gravenhurst – August 3-5 Sawdust City Music Festival returns to beautiful historic “Sawdust City” Gravenhurst, […]Read more "LongAugust coming up: here’s the 411 in Muskoka"
There is tubing, boarding, swimming, kayaking, fishing, waterslides and more at the cottage and sometimes you just want more. Here’s the 411 on more this long weekend. Midnight Madness in Bracebridge – August 3 Don’t miss this night full of fun and excitement and bargains galore! Live music, great shopping and family fun at Memorial […]Read more "Long weekend coming: what to do with the kids this weekend in Muskoka"
Vacationing in Muskoka does mean a lot of barbequing, but sometimes even die-hard cottagers look for a bar or restaurant patio with a lake view and a break from steak. Here are this summer’s hottest patios in Muskoka. Turtle Jacks Muskoka, Port Carling I have to say I’m partial to this patio for brunch. Turtle […]Read more "The essential guide to patios in Muskoka"
People come to Muskoka for many reasons: the sun, the golf and especially the lake lifestyle but on July 25 to 27th more than 150 wealth managers will come to Taboo in Gravenhurst for GritCAMP, an investor conference that promises to be an immersive and adventurous experience and will see presentations from global thought leaders on investing in Cannabis and Crypto stocks. Genevieve Roch-Decter […]Read more "High times: Cannabis + Crypto Investor Boot Camp in Muskoka"
There’s beautiful music to go with the beautiful lake views in Muskoka. A trip to The Kee to Bala is a summer tradition in this cottage. See if there is any music to your taste this summer at any of these Muskoka locations. Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst Peter’s Players is an intimate and unique Muskoka music […]Read more "Summer Concert Line up in Muskoka"