One of my favourite weekly routines is a trip (or two) to one of the local Farmer’s Markets in Muskoka. There is one almost every day of the week and in every town where you’ll find locally grown strawberries, tomatoes, blueberries, smoked trout, fresh baked Chelsea buns, handmade crafts, honey, your weekend veggies and entrees and more. Thursdays: Port Carling […]Read more "Farmers Markets now open in Muskoka"
Here’s Part Two of our Insider’s Guide to Planning Canada Day weekend in Muskoka. From Gravenhurst to Huntsville, there are Canada Day funtivities for the whole family. Start planning now where you will be taking your cottage guests for fireworks and more… Bracebridge On Sunday, July 1st, Bracebridge will host a variety of activities in two […]Read more "Canada Day Fireworks in Muskoka: It’s lit!"
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"
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"
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"
Welcome back to Muskoka our best friends and neighbors! Picnics galore today to celebrate Independence Day either beachside like Gov Christie or lakeside like us. Here are some of our favourite recipes. Mom’s Coleslaw (so easy) Ingredients: One head of green cabbage, sliced into ribbons One carrot, peeled into strips 1 cup mayonnaise (I use the […]Read more "Happy Fourth of July to our U.S. Friends!"
Even the weather man promises to cooperate tonight for Canada Day fireworks. Here’s where you can get the best views in Muskoka July 1… Wallace Bay, Lake Rosseau: Fireworks Courtesy of Muskoka Chautauqua & JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Come by boat or car Bracebridge Bay Wrapping a day of activities, singing of Oh Canada […]Read more "Celebrating Canada Day 150: Where to watch fireworks in Muskoka"
The long weekend brought us food trucks popping up in Muskoka and they are more than chip wagons, although we love good chip wagons too! Spotted next to the Tommy Bahamas Store in Port Carling, is the Crepe Factory truck serving sweet and savory crepes. I hear the nutella ones are amazing. Hope this will […]Read more "Update: Food trucks 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"
In the final of our series of Mom Tributes from PowerYogaCanada Muskoka owner and operator, Jenn Dwyer shares how her Mom inspired her journey to yoga and personal happiness. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Moms and Daughters who have shared their stories with us and to you dear Readers…enjoy your day! “It’s Mother’s […]Read more "Grateful for my Zen Mom who inspired Muskoka Magic"
The second in our series of Mom tributes is from contributor Lindsay Knowlton, Iron Lady Golf. Growing up as an athlete, my mom never missed a game. She taught us that family and supporting each other is number one! She cheered, she caddied, she brought snacks, she was my number one supporter and fan whether […]Read more "Meet the real Iron Lady!"
Yes, Rocky Crest and Grandview are opening this weekend. Muskoka Lakes Golf and Country Club is also with Port Carling Golf and Country Club targeting mid-month, so it is definitely time to get your bod in shape. Lindsay Knowlton, PGA pro and founder of Iron Lady Golf has prepared these exercises for golfing guys and gals: The […]Read more "Spring Golf Tune Up Pro-style by Lindsay Knowlton"