Itching, burning, aching, and allergic reactions caused by insect bites are not fun while hiking, camping, or simply relaxing at the cottage. To limit the discomfort of bites and bumps, check out these simple tricks. F... Read More

There are certain aspects of camping that are nigh inevitable, such as secretly wishing coffee could be ready and waiting when you wake up to watch the sunrise, getting sunburnt after a full day spent swimming and hiking, a... Read More

There’s something about sangria that screams “summer!”. (And no, we’re not just saying that because it’s alliterative.) Almost everyone has a different opinion on what constitutes the best, or original, sangria, with sangr... Read More

“Must… have…. lake…” is not an uncommon phrase to have running through your mind when booking a cottage in the summertime. Finding a lake-side cottage is only the start, though; once you’ve arrived at your idyllic cottage g... Read More

It’s hot, it’s summer, and there are vibrant, succulent, in-season berries calling to you every time you go to the farmers market, grocery store, or local berry farm. These easy berry desserts are perfect for sultry summer... Read More