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Cottage-Friendly Workout Tips

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

So, you've come to grips with the fact that the only workouts you plan on getting are the continuous long treks up the stairs to refill your pitcher of sangria. But before you get too comfortable with this soothing summer schedule, what if you could bring workout equipment to the cottage that will increase exercise intensity, reduce total time AND won't even take up space in your suitcase?

Gifts For The Cottage Owner

Posted 07.30.2013 | Canada Travel

Every urbanite knows that the best friend to have in the summertime is someone who owns a cottage. And should you be lucky enough to be invited for a ...

Don't Let the Cottage Tear the Family Apart

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

Any approach to dealing with an emotionally charged asset such as the family cottage may lead to disagreements. By taking appropriate steps, communicating with one another, finding creative solutions, and by working together as a family, the cottage can continue to be the source of cherished memories for future generations.

Five Easy Ways To Go Green At The Cottage

Krystyn Tully | Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada Style
Krystyn Tully

If you're lucky, you're reading this with your feet propped up on a deck chair at a cottage, enjoying the last days of summer. Heading to the cottage is an increasingly popular Canadian pastime. While most people buy or rent cottages for peace and tranquility, more people in cottage country means more air, water, noise and light pollution.

Hosting People At The Cottage This Weekend? Here Are 10 Tips To Help

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Style

As R. Kelly once said, "It's the freakin' weekend baby, I'm about to have me some fun." This statement holds true for all weekends, but long weekends ...

How to Make Bacon Candy!

Cottage Life | Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Living
Cottage Life

Deep brown and irresistible, bacon plus caramelized brown sugar makes a tasty snack with drinks. Or cut in small pieces and scatter over ice cream. Seriously. Then watch it disappear.

The Basics of Boating

Cottage Life | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Living
Cottage Life

Now that the weather's warming up, cottagers are hitting the lake with the ultimate cottage accessory -- a boat. Whether you're an experienced skipper, or new behind the hull, here are some tips and reminders about the legal -- and just plain polite -- rules of the water.

Nine Ways to Be a Good Cottage Guest

Cottage Life | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Living
Cottage Life

You might be worried about committing a faux pas and ending up on the host's blacklist. You also may be new to the wilderness, which can be an even bigger concern, for different reasons all together. Whether you're a good friend, an acquaintance or a tag-along, following some simple guidelines can ensure that everyone has a great time and that you get invited back.