There are exactly 36 days left in this summer so how are we going to make the most of those precious days. Here are 18 ways you can extend your summer fun. (We will publish the balance tomorrow!) Go to one of the Fresh Markets, Thursday in Port Carling and Huntsville, Fridays in Rosseau, see our […]Read more "Making the most of those remaining Muskoka Days!"
After many weekends of packed cottages full of guests, you know when you’ve got to do a major clean up. Here are some great, easy and environmentally friendly ways to clean up and get ready for the next onslaught. 1) Clean fireplace doors with ashes To clean the smoky, burnt on residue from […]Read more "The great cottage clean up"
In this rainy weather, you may be looking for some good binge tv watching. Top of the funny list is Baroness Von Sketch on CBC. It has been getting lots of attention south of the border this week. Vogue magazine called it the “best thing to come out of Canada since Ryan Gosling.” And no […]Read more "Baroness Von Sketch goes to Muskoka"
And just in time too. Because my favourite dessert these days at the cottage (not pie!!!) is chocolate chip cookies with ice cream sandwiched in the middle. My obsession started when we took a side trip to the Glen Burney Lodge Provisions Co. store in Parry Sound and the first time I bought Tate’s Bake Shop cookies. […]Read more "National Cookie Day: yes, that’s a thing"
If you don’t follow me on Instagram (@muskokadaily), you’ve missed some gorgeous Muskoka sunsets this week. Red sky at night, sailors delight has been the catch phrase all week. Last night, when we went to watch the sunset on Lake Joseph, we were joined by a small armada of boats watching with us and at least one small […]Read more "Red sky at night, Muskokans delight"
Everyone is talking about the performance of Harry Styles in the five star-rated movie Dunkirk and evidently he is hiding out on our turf this weekend. While Narcity Canada blog reported that Harry was dining at Turtle Jacks, we can see from the photo that he was at the Lake Joseph Club, WatersEdge Restaurant with local […]Read more "Our famous amigos are back in Muskoka casa with Dunkirk star"
All of the rain this summer has produced a proliferation of bugs. Even Mr. H doesn’t go into the ruff looking for his ball with all the talk of ticks. However, I do not like using chemicals either on my skin or near the bbq or deck. So here are some ways to get rid […]Read more "Bug free/bear free in Muskoka"