Walking outside and getting hit in the face with high humidity sure doesn’t make it seem like Fall is officially only a week away. Yesterday I was driving and seen a few (very few) leaves that are starting to change color. This high humidity even has the trees confused but regardless of the heat, it’s … More What’s On Your Fall Bucket List?
Everyone has a favorite season, mine happens to be Fall. When I think of what cottage country is to me, it’s a fire going, Fall colors, jeans and sweater and dinner in the crockpot. And let’s not forget the best part, something sweet baking in the oven. Many people go Pumpkin Crazy in the Fall … More Apple Spice Bundt Cake
And so it began, what we call the reverse trip to the cottage. In May is the opening and November is the closing. Everything you do in the Spring, you do the opposite in the Fall. The final trip is done. The lawn furniture is stored for the winter. The water-lines have been blown and … More Closing Time
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 Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada. And its time for Fall colors, pumpkin everything, family dinners and time to paint the cottage bedrooms. This will be our first Thanksgiving Dinner at the cottage. I’m busy here cooking the dinner in advance, as we don’t have a kitchen set up at the cottage yet. The turkey … More The Colors of Fall and the Colors of the Walls
Did you ever wonder what you would say in a letter to the entertaining little pest who runs around your yard. Here is my letter to The Squirrel. Dear Mr. Squirrel I don’t feel that introductions are necessary here, as you and I see each other every day. But just to make sure we are … More If Squirrels Could Read
This weekend we celebrated our Sixteenth Wedding Anniversary. Looking back at the past few years, it has been quiet a journey to get to where we are today. It was a beautiful Fall day, just like it was this time last year and also on that day sixteen years ago when we said the … More Anniversary at the Lake
It’s hard to believe it’s the First of September, yet here we are with Fall waving hello in the distance. Spring was exciting, we waited for it to come. When it did, the first official Long Weekend in Ontario, the May 24 came with it. Way back then, I applied for that dreaded Variance to … More Do You Got the Paper Work? Why Yes I Do.
All ideas or adventures start somewhere. Our journey started at Riley Lake. When I was first booking that weekend away for our Fifteen Wedding Anniversary, we had invited our children to come with us. Schedules conflicted as they commonly do with busy families, the children couldn’t come along. We were a little disappointed. It would … More Riley Lake and The Boy Scout Cabin