With a little advance preparation, your can enjoy your guests and ensure they have a great long weekend too. Cheat Sheet for Cottage Guests Put a note in their guest room that lists any cottage rules (or unruly conveniences), the wi-fi password and the location of the nearest coffee shop. You never know if they […]Read more "How to make your Muskoka guests feel welcome this long weekend"
Start planning your Canada Day long weekend activities now. There are arts + culture, kid’s events, fitness and fashion events and of course, culminating in fireworks and Canada Day festivities. Your guests will thank you and enjoying all that our local scene has to offer will reinforce how incredible this country is. #blessedtobeinMuskoka Some highlights to help […]Read more "Insider’s Guide to Planning this long weekend in Muskoka"
True, I’m on the Ketone diet and should be only eating low carbs/medium protein/high fat for my first meal but this morning, I’m feeling like comfort food. And of course, in honour of the Bala Cranberry Festival this weekend in Bala, I threw in some cranberries. It all has me ruminating on gloomy days and […]Read more "When you wake up feeling gloomy, this apple cinnamon oatmeal is just the thing"
Whether you are looking for gooey Chelsea buns, the tastiest sour cherry strudel, the uber-fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables, chacuterie or local artisans and crafts, a trek to one of the Farmers Markets in Muskoka should be on your weekly cottage agenda. There is a Farmers Market almost every day in Muskoka. Check these out: Thursdays: Port […]Read more "Farmers Markets in Muskoka: Fresh and Local Finds"
I had forgotten how much fun it is to go watch the SWS Waterski Show but clearly hundreds of others had not. Last night at Clevelands House Resort, the lawn chairs were full and the Pies were flying out the door. When our kids were young, we would boat over every Monday to Clevelands House and […]Read more "Waterski Show: full family fun"
Here is where I admit that I am a runner (a slow runner but nonetheless) and have run halfs, full and numerous 10ks, including the Muskoka Rocks one for Camp Ooch. I am planning to run The Kee 5k in Bala on July 8. Here’s some of the gear I think you need/want (what’s the […]Read more "The right gear for running safely in Muskoka"
Yay! Long weekend kickoff to OUR season. And yes, traditionally this is a work weekend getting the cottage and outdoors into shape. But we all need to take some break so whether you’re in the mood for a documentary, a craft beerfest or a great yoga class, here are some of the events going on […]Read more "What’s happening this Victoria Day long weekend in Muskoka"