Pie perfect

“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet, Boston Marriage We could not agree more with the playwright Mamet. Everyone has their favourites of course. And we think we have eaten just about every pie available in Muskoka because that is our go-to dessert (see quote […]

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Cheeky Rosseau artist find

The opening of the cottage brings a number of chores. One of my chores this year to get dock season rolling is re-covering our lounge chair cushions. Fortunately CheekyFibre in Rosseau is now open three days a week (Thursday to Saturday) and carries a wide and colourful range of Sunbrella fabrics. If you need cushions recovered […]

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Power up this weekend!

Update: Abbey’s Bakehouse in the SWS Marina will open on June 7.   Two of our favs are coming back to Minett this weekend starting Saturday:  PowerYoga Muskoka and Abbey’s and we will be showing up. The perfect combo. New this year to Abbey’s Bakehouse are ice cream and gelato. Take Juddhaven Road to SWS Marina or […]

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Yes, florals are always on fleek for spring so bring some into your home now and banish the snow

Floral prints are huge for spring in designer wear this year (again!!) from Dolce and Gabbana (pictured above) to Balenciaga to Chloe to Michael Kors. It’s really the first sign of spring.  Home designer Kathy Lowe brings the trend to cottage living pictured below) . What is really new on the runway are the florals we will […]

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