3 Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning Products That Will Save You Time & Money

One thing I hadn’t considered when we bought the cottage was … we have 2 homes to keep clean! How do you clean effectively and eco-friendly? I’ll be honest, I’m not the most diligent house-keeper I know. I have good intentions to get my cleaning on some kind of schedule but it hasn’t worked out … Keep reading…

Winter Ready Tips for Cottage Closing

closing the cottage for winter

We’re almost here – cottage closing time – only a few more weeks to go. (Insert the sound of heavy sobs here.) We are extremely lucky at our place; we can stay through the beginning of winter and open early in the spring without being uncomfortably chilled for the whole weekend.  Some things we’ve done to make this … Keep reading…

Cottage Opening: The Best Day of the Year and How to Keep it That Way!

spring at the cottage

We live in Canada where technically there are 4 clear seasons. For cottage owners, we really only have 2: cottage season and wish we were at the cottage season. This is the start of Cottage Season. Cottage opening day brings with it equal parts apprehension and exhilaration. You just don’t know what you’ll be walking into. If you’re … Keep reading…