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long weekend

A holiday by any other name would feel as sweet.
No matter where we are or who we're with, there is one thing we know for sure: everybody loves s'mores.
Dreading running into your ex at the BBQ? In an endless line at the liquor store? Stuck at work? We got you.
Long weekends are for celebrating, and this weekend we're getting patriotic by practicing our northern hospitality.
If you make smart choices about how to spend your long weekend, it can feel like a full-fledged vacation and totally recharge your batteries.
We're all too familiar with the urge to leave the city at noon on a Friday to avoid rush hour traffic, which is why we put together a list of the top 10 eats to get the perfect cottage experience without slaving away in the kitchen. From dishes you can make ahead of time to classic BBQ meals, you will find everything you need right here. We've even got you covered for the drinks and modern twist on the traditional s'mores!
You don't even have to go out if you don't want to.
One of the great joys of having a cottage is welcoming friends and family to come and visit. However many cottage guests are not regular cottagers and because every cottage is so different, it falls to the cottage host to take a few extra steps to ensure a wonderful visit is had by all.
The thing about a vacation is that it's meant to be relaxing and fun. But that's not the reality for many of us when it comes to coordinating a family trip (ahem, March break??). We recently had the pleasure of enjoying a proper vacation. Well, technically speaking, it was a staycation. If this sounds appealing to you, here are some great local options of hotels that really roll out the red carpet for you and your little ones.
Whether you call it Victoria Day, May Long Weekend or May Two-Four, May 17 to May 19 means time off for Canadians. And any