Tag Archives: Kawartha Cottage

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Professional Service & Safe Travels

Professional Service & Safe Travels

It’s that time of year, when many begin dreaming about hot sunny beaches while Canada transforms into a frigid winter wonderland. When planning your next getaway, consider high fuel prices and the cost of parking at the airport. The drive from Cottage Country to the airport can be an expensive journey and most of us

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Keeping Track of Your Costs

While there are a growing number of Canadians who are opting to live on the water permanently, the majority of cottage owners still use their property for recreation purposes. In other words, this is their secondary property as opposed to a main dwelling.  The distinction between primary and secondary property is extremely important when we

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Mamma’s ‘Pickled’ Eggs

Mamma’s ‘Pickled’ Eggs

A must- have for any event!  Ingredients 1 Dozen eggs – Boiled Until Hard 2 Large Dill Pickles – Chopped Finely 4 TBSP Mayonnaise 1 Heaping TBSP Garlic Powder 1 TSP Yellow Mustard Salt – To Taste Paprika   Instructions Shell Eggs and cut in half, remove yolk into a small mixing bowl. Mix yolks

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Memories

Whether an old farm implement or a one-horse sleigh, perhaps a lyric from a song, or even a familiar smell, our senses of sight, hearing and smell can bring back memories of places and events. A one-horse sleigh (or cutter) now resting on the Inukshuk farm lawn is just a relic, now weathered, but spilling

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Lifestyle Launches BathWraps for Homeowners

Replacing Tubs and Showers in One Day  Since starting their company 29 years ago, Bill and Keith Carroll have visited thousands of homes. Today, the two brothers continue to address the requests of customers to help with other home improvement needs. “Based on what our customers are telling us, we are proud to launch BathWraps®,”

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When Two Become One: Kawartha Disposal

When closing the cottage for winter something not usually on the top of your to-do-list is the maintenance of your septic system – out of sight, out of mind – until there is trouble. Perhaps the upgrades on the cottage you did this year left a pile of old unused and unsightly materials on your

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The Best of British has Arrived in Bobcaygeon!

The crisp autumn air has finally arrived in Cottage Country bringing with it some of the best and most beautiful fall foliage that can be viewed in the region. If you happen to be in the area enjoying the spectacular scenery, stop in at the newly-expanded London Trading in Bobcaygeon and explore the largest authentic

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Those Were The Days “Stranger Than Fiction”

After dinner when we settle back with our guests enjoying a hot coffee or glass of wine and allowing our roast beef and mashed potatoes to find a comfortable spot in our bellies, one of the highlights of the evening is the relaxed banter; conversations which vary from one topic to another. Last evening we

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