“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet, Boston Marriage We could not agree more with the playwright Mamet. Everyone has their favourites of course. And we think we have eaten just about every pie available in Muskoka because that is our go-to dessert (see quote […]Read more "Pie perfect"
One of the next chores on my to-do list, as every cottager, is getting our property ready for the summer months. Mr. H is great at doing property clean up so he has blown away all the winter detritus, raked and removed all of the leaves but our gardens need replenishing and we have a bunch of planters […]Read more "Getting your cottage gardens ready"
The opening of the cottage brings a number of chores. One of my chores this year to get dock season rolling is re-covering our lounge chair cushions. Fortunately CheekyFibre in Rosseau is now open three days a week (Thursday to Saturday) and carries a wide and colourful range of Sunbrella fabrics. If you need cushions recovered […]Read more "Cheeky Rosseau artist find"
Update: Abbey’s Bakehouse in the SWS Marina will open on June 7. Two of our favs are coming back to Minett this weekend starting Saturday: PowerYoga Muskoka and Abbey’s and we will be showing up. The perfect combo. New this year to Abbey’s Bakehouse are ice cream and gelato. Take Juddhaven Road to SWS Marina or […]Read more "Power up this weekend!"
Yes, Ellie… the Muskoka Drive In is still the best family fun night in Muskoka. I come from a small town where drive-in movies in the summertime were a great occasion. We kids put on our pajamas and packed our pillows in the back seat and off we went, often in family caravans. Many years ago, […]Read more "Drive-in movies Muskoka-style, a summer family tradition"
Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Award Winner Rhonda Barnet, pictured here with her family, wants to encourage young women to pursue a career in manufacturing. (Photo: Eva Fisher / kawarthaNOW.com) Watching Dirty Dancing this morning, the original –some movies like Dirty Dancing and Sabrina are so perfectly cast that they should never be remade — […]Read more "Memories, movies and mentors"
How many times have your cottage guests asked about mosquitos? Quite frankly, I don’t like them either. We are pretty blessed that we don’t have a lot at our place and we have a fully screened in Muskoka room, but if you don’t, I came across this pretty solution online. So on this rainy weekend, […]Read more "Elegant way to get rid of Mosquitos!"