Opening the cottage this long weekend is exciting, the weather is looking really promising finally but for most of us, it means spring cleaning. I’m pretty obsessive about cleaning (just ask Mr. H!) and my cottage is going to REEK of vinegar. Here are some cleaning hacks to help you out! Inside Clean fireplace doors with newspaper and ashes […]Read more "Cottage cleaning hacks"
Let’s face it, when you’re at the cottage there are even more calories to work off. Here are some of the places you can do that and arrive by boat or car. Some are even open this weekend. How hard can “Muskoka Muscle” be anyways? We will find out! PowerYoga Muskoka A schedule of 23 […]Read more "Getting fit in Muskoka"
Oh hello, Spring! Now that most of the snow has disappeared, all our Muskoka golf courses are finally getting ready to open. Here’s the opening schedules announced so far and many have early specials on greens fees: Grandview – May 4 . Lake Joseph Club – May 11 The Rock – Friday, May 11 Muskoka […]Read more "First sign of spring: golf course openings!"
These days my Insta feed is blowing up with Muskoka businesses looking for summer help. My kids worked turf at the Lake Joe Club and more summer camps that I can remember. It’s a great way to spend the summer for kids and adults alike. Here are some of the local Muskoka businesses on the look out […]Read more "Good Summer Jobs are hard to find: Muskoka has the work/play balance"
Yes, the first sign of spring is definitely the Spring Cottage Life Show which is on for the next four days. There are 600 exhibitors showing boats, docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and more and including many of our Muskoka pals. It […]Read more "Spring Cottage Life Show…close as it gets to the real deal"
One night last summer over dessert at the cottage dining room table, our kids proposed a ski holiday in Switzerland this winter. Seemed like a good idea; for Mr. H. a European ski trip is high on his bucket list. When you think of a classic winter ski holiday, you naturally think of Switzerland. The Swiss Alps comprise […]Read more "Navigating your way through a Swiss Family Ski Holiday"
Just like the first crocuses that pop up in your yar, a sure sign that spring is coming is the Canada Blooms Show and the National Home Show in Toronto at the Enercare Centre. Have you got your gardener lined up for the cottage? Are you laying out your plans? Not matter where your garden […]Read more "Canada Blooms reminds us gardening season around the corner"
It started at Giambattista Valli 2017/18 Couture collection and you know it’s a thing when Chanel rocks it at the Paris Couture show this month. In her first couture show, Kaia Gerber, scion of Cindy Crawford and Randy Gerber (those genes!!) was likened to a cupcake by her proud Mama…and check out those pale pink […]Read more "Trend watch: Think Pink in Winter!"
Just when you’ve given your snowshoes a test drive, strapped on your cross country skis and warmed up the snowmobile, in time for February a new Winter Bike Festival comes to Deerhurst in Muskoka. And we all know cycling -crazed people so this should be right up their alley! Fat biking event on Feb. 10 a […]Read more "Biking in February…bring it"
Wherever you are enjoying your sunsets, MuskokaDaily wishes you Warm and Happy Holidays filled with laughter and loved ones and much Health + Happiness + Peace in 2018…see you on the flip sideRead more "As the sun sets on another year…"
We all have so much “stuff.” We’re purging our closets and our homes and cottages to de-clutter so here’s a gift suggestion for the holidays, pay it forward in one of these ways. It also sends a message to your kids that Christmas + Chanukah are not just about receiving but giving as well. And you […]Read more "Here’s how to quickly finish off your holiday shopping: pay it forward this year"
Jaime King, Emma Roberts and Avan Jogia attended the store opening of American outerwear brand, Woolrich at the Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, Canada Have you been to Yorkdale lately…it is almost worth the parking nightmare. Last night, leading American outerwear brand, Woolrich hosted a private cocktail reception with special guests Emma Roberts, Jaime King […]Read more "Jaime King & Emma Roberts Bundle Up For Woolrich Store Opening in Toronto"