Insider’s Guide to Planning this long weekend in Muskoka

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 […]

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Spa in Muskoka

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 […]

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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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Is Minett your fitness hub?

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 […]

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Meet the real Iron Lady!

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 […]

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