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"
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"
If you are fortunate enough to enjoy this Thanksgiving weekend in Muskoka, here are some of the activities you should check out. Working out: Tri Lakes Training in that super garage in Minett has three classes to blast the turkey and stuffing away: Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 to 11:30 and then a Cardio […]Read more "Thanksgiving in Muskoka: so much to be grateful for"
And just in time too. Because my favourite dessert these days at the cottage (not pie!!!) is chocolate chip cookies with ice cream sandwiched in the middle. My obsession started when we took a side trip to the Glen Burney Lodge Provisions Co. store in Parry Sound and the first time I bought Tate’s Bake Shop cookies. […]Read more "National Cookie Day: yes, that’s a thing"
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"
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"
You didn’t have time to have a mani /pedi before you left the city and you’re desperate to get into your flipflops. You’re thinking that a good massage will take the kinks out before your big run. Your favourite waxing spot was booked. What are the choices in Muskoka? Body and Soul, Rosseau A pretty […]Read more "Spa in Muskoka"
In the olde Muskoka days, the Boathouse at Clevelands House was the place to go for a super-sized “basket of fries” while you and the family watched the human pyramid water ski show or to hang over cocktails, people watching local celebs like Martin Short and Paul Shaffer tete à tete. Currently the Boathouse at Cleves figures in the local expansion […]Read more "The Pie expands"
For those of us who can’t wait for our cottage area fitness to begin, the golf course are not the only openings this weekend. Here’s a rundown on some of our favourite fitness spots in Muskoka… Tri Lakes Training: Saturday May 20th is the opening for the season at Tri Lakes Training. Our full schedule and […]Read more "Is Minett your fitness hub?"
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"