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"
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"
The numbers: 6 weeks x 5 smart women = $60,000 raised to #stopsextrafficking. One of the first successful fundraisers of the Muskoka season was only hatched during the May long weekend by Tamara Moore, Melony Jamieson, Tamara Bahry, Genevieve Roch-Decter and Brittney Kuczinski in support of Covenant House. The founders of Commission Yourself came together less […]Read more "Dock Party Success: Cottagers with a conscience"
You’ve been invited to a friend’s cottage and you want to be a good guest (and maybe even be invited back next summer). So having had many guests come bearing gifts, MD can tell you exactly what is appreciated (and what is not!) Enuf Stuff Most cottagers already have tons of stuff that they […]Read more "Best hostess gifts: What to bring when you’re a good Muskoka guest"
You had us at free yoga and the waterski show at Cleves! Today you’ll find Minett Madness from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and many of the fab retail stores are offering specials and snacks. If you haven’t shopped anywhere in person for a while, now is the time to get “offline!” PowerYogaCanada Muskoka Jen […]Read more "Minett Madness Monday"
Here is how Downtown Bracebridge is showing the love for Canada 150! Downtown Activities 12:00 – 8:00 pm Noon – Canada Day Cake & Flag giveaway – Bracebridge Visitor Centre Noon – 4 pm Muskoka Pioneer Power Display Noon – 8 pm Bracebridge Agricultural Society – Activities Noon – 8 pm Decorate your 150 Canada Day Celebration […]Read more "Canada Day Celebrations in Bracebridge"
This Muskoka weekend calls for cocktails on the dock that speak to our pride in Canada’s 150th Anniversary. Here’s to you, Canada! Cherry Mojito – we are making this for Josh this weekend! INGREDIENTS 4 oz. Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade 1.5 oz. White Rum 10 Mint leaves (plus a few more for garnish) […]Read more "When you are the bartender: Canada Day Cocktails dockside"
With the local produce markets opening this week, here is a great recipe for those of us who just love those sweet Ontario grown strawberries. By Trish Krause CNP, NNCP Holistic Nutritionist & Women’s Vitality Expert http://www.bite-out-of-life.com You still have time to treasure the taste of local strawberries and light up your Canada Day table […]Read more "Summer Strawberry Switch-Up"
While board games are fun for a while, when the weather is forecast to be rainy for three solid days, there is more to do in Muskoka than pull out the cards. And there is that too… Mobile Self-Guided Tour of Group of Seven Explorers Edge has just introduced a series of mobile self-guided tours of […]Read more "Bored Games: What to do with cottage guests on a rainy day"