As I drove to the cottage with the windows down listening to the radio, I couldn’t think of a better way to start off Cottage Season. Mother Nature had decided to give us a 25 Degree Celsius day to open up the cottage with. On the drive my mind was on the email I had … More Oh No! Not Again!
Can You believe it? It was five Seasons today that we bought our Love Shack. Our nice simple renovation that is still in progress five years later. Who Knew… The pitucres are not in order of occurrence, but in best to describe the journey. Let’s Look Back… We got the keys and … More Happy Anniversary to the Love Shack Season Five Begins
I’m sitting here waiting for two cheesecakes to come out of the oven, which I will explain later in the blog and packing up the last of Christmas. At the same time, I’m going through emails for the blog. The most popular questions I have gotten asked is where have you been? And why haven’t … More Packing Up Christmas
Dear Bloggers, I confess, it has been ten days since I last posted. I have gotten emails asking where we are. I will get you updated with the where’s, when’s and why’s. To get you on track, in one week, it has been a year since I had my shoulder repair surgery. On the last … More We’re Still Here
What’s a Skippity Doo Dah Day you ask? It’s the sound of me doing a Happy Dance at the Cottage. And what causes one to do a Happy Dance at the Cottage? Windows. New windows. Windows all finished and no more need to order or install. Six custom ordered windows later. Why did they have … More Skippity Doo Da Day
It’s hard to believe this is our fourth-year at the cottage. They say as you get older the time moves faster. Our time seems to now pass between Cottage Season and Non-Cottage Season. Each year at the Love Shack is filled with more accomplishments and more challenges. And there are the setbacks. After our first inspection, … More Season Four Has Begun
I bet you will be surprised to hear your laundry can tell you about your life. I know that sounds kind of odd, but it’s true. I discovered this over the past couple of months. The first thing that brought my attention to the laundry was when I asked Husband how he knew what size … More Did You Know Your Laundry Can Talk?
The season is changing and it’s my favorite time of the year, Fall. I love the colors and the warm days with the cool nights. As I looked into the celebration of Fall which is traditionally the Harvest Season, I was able to find them in many countries. These included: Africa, Asia, India, South Asia, … More The View From The Front of The Cottage
It’s two weeks to the Official Start of Spring and this weekend is Day Light Savings Time. It’s that time of year again when we move the clocks an hour forward to gain another hours of day light. Which also brings that other thing, Spring Cleaning. The official opening of the Love Shack is April … More Spring Cleaning With Romeo
It ‘s a snowy day here in Southern Ontario. When the snow comes it’s time to head to the kitchen. I have been making this bisque for many years. I would love to take credit for the recipe but I am afraid this is not one of my master pieces. I found this recipe many … More Wild Mushroom Bisque