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Ultimate Check List for your time at the cottage!

You thought ahead and booked your cottage well in advance. Perfect cottage, perfect location, ready for the perfect family time away. Your entire family has been looking forward to this, through the long cold winter we just had. Then suddenly you realize, OH NO, its…

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Hiking in Muskoka

Put a hiking trip on your family vacation this summer. Muskoka is known for all of its beautiful fresh water lakes. But were you aware of just how many hiking trails there are in Muskoka? Take a look at our list with links below.  …

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10 Tips for Eco Friendly Cottage Gardening

1. Ladybugs and lacewings eat aphids such as blackfly that destroy crops, so plant bright flowers such as candytuft, sunflowers and marigolds, and create places where these bugs can shelter and lay their eggs. 2. Birds eat slugs, snails, grubs, caterpillars and other pests that…

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Getting your cottage ready Checklist

It may not look like it when we look out our windows today, but it is spring. Summer is coming and we are going to have an amazing summer in Muskoka. Half the challenge is getting ready to go TO your cottage. Shopping, packing, driving…

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Are You Ready For March in Muskoka?

Hi everyone! How was your winter? Long? Mine too. There’s good news, though – Spring break is right around the corner! The days are already feeling longer, and the sun is starting to feel a little bit warmer, so it’s time to start making plans. March…

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Cottage Time Guest Books

One of the many ideas we give our cottage owners that they rarely think of, but end up loving is having a guest book. Over the years our renters have loved sharing their short stories in the guest books. Equally, our owners have loved reading…

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How to Stay Active In Muskoka

Muskoka is known for its beauty and for its magical lakes, but having some wine and snacks at the dock at happy hour needs to be balanced with some version of physical activity. Here are some of my favourite ways you can stay active in…

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Spring Tips to Start Cottage Season the Right Way

Congratulations, friends! We made it through another winter, and a brand new cottage season is about to get underway! The grass is growing, trees are showing new leaves, and an army of eager cottagers are beginning the return to God’s Country. Whether you’re a seasoned…

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Renting your cottage in Muskoka.

Cottagers LOVE it in Muskoka, but they can’t be there all the time. A busy life, a demanding job, travel plans… all of these things can pull you away from God’s country and leave your cottage occasionally sitting empty. This can be a challenge for…

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Come see us at the Cottage Life Show 2017

Hi Everyone, we are located in Hall 2 Aisle 1500. See you soon. Tish, Ragan and Shane

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