Vacation Rental Blog

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Spiced Pumpkin Nut Pancakes!

by Dominique Shelepuk

Add a twist to your fall season and surprise your family with delicious Spiced Pumpkin Nut Pancakes. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1 1/4 cups whole milk 1/2 cup pumpkin purée (note: not pie filling) 3 1/2 […]

Want to save 25% on your next vacation?

by Emily

If you’ve been following the Canadian dollar, you’ll know that our precious loonie has dropped in recent months, making a vacation close to home a solid 25% more affordable than going outside the country. Why spend the money, go through the passport hassles and leave your home country for a vacation when there’s so much […]

Rent A Cottage Under $2000

by Emily

Cottaging season is upon us and we are all anxious to get out to the great outdoors, but sometimes our wallets aren’t on the same page. But, do not fret! There is a great vacation for everyone on every budget. Here are just a few great options suitable for families and friends for less than […]

Family Values: The Benefits of a Whole Home Vacation Rental

by Emily

Picture this: you are about to go away on vacation with your partner and two children. You each have a suitcase, and your children refuse to sleep in the same bed with each other. Let’s say you decide to stay in a hotel room. With the average hotel room only 325 square feet, that is […]

It’s the Summer of the Staycation

by Emily

There is a hot new trend in vacationing this summer; and it’s to staying close to home! With gas prices dropping lower than they have in years, and our dollar taking a major dip, there is every reason to believe that Canadians are planning on staying closer to home this vacation season. To find out, […]

Get Creative With Your Coffee

by Emily

Coffee is known to be a great part of any bonding moment. It could be a first date, catching up with old friends, or entertaining family at home – coffee adds to the atmosphere. We are here to find a way to creative enjoy a good batch of coffee outside of a cup, just like […]

March Break in Three Smaller Canadian Cities

by Emily

With the arctic cold just starting to let up in eastern Canada, and blossoms already in bloom in BC, there is no doubt that this winter has been full of ups and downs.  However with March break on the horizon, it’s a clear sign that spring is around the corner for everyone. Some of our […]

Best Places to Hike

by Emily

Do you have a thirst for adventure, and constantly looking for a new challenge? Are you always trying to get the next best picture for your instagram feed and other social media? We have five great, beautiful, picturesque places to hike across Canada. Meet you at the top! Fundy Trail, New Brunswick Less than an […]

Make Your Own Fire Starters

by Emily

Building a good fire starts with a good foundation. Whether your fire is in a wood stove or outside in a fire pit, here is a simple way to use take your recyclables and make a long lasting fire-starter. You will need: – One cardboard egg carton – A handful of dryer lint (yes your […]