Kawartha Waterfront Blog
News and Articles in the Kawartha Lakes

Proposal for flexibility in growth plan

The city of Kawartha Lakes has a growth plan proposal that puts less pressure on urban areas. MyKawartha reported, "The relaxed standards...
01/23/2019
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Tips for painting the cottage

Is 2019 the year you paint the cottage? Cottage Life put together a list of the five best paints for...
01/23/2019
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It’s cold in Kawartha Lakes!

It's January in Ontario and it is very cold! MyKawartha reported, "Very cold temperatures and moderate winds of 30km per hour...
01/21/2019
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Local business celebrates Kawartha Lakes

The Kawartha Sign & Pillow Co. is the perfect place to buy cottage decor! First of all, we love supporting local...
01/21/2019
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New year’s resolutions for the cottage

Did you make any resolutions this year? It's not too late! If you didn't make any because you couldn't think...
01/21/2019
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Winter is a fun time to try fat biking

It's easy to feel cooped up in the winter time, especially for those that enjoy outdoor activities in the warmer...
01/20/2019
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Warning on ice safety from Kawartha Lakes Fire Service

The Kawartha Lakes Fire Service has an important message - if your pet goes through the ice do not attempt...
01/20/2019
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How to release that rusted bolt

When you live on the lake, hardware can get rusty sometimes! It's no problem, though. You can loosen a rusted...
01/20/2019
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How to safely drive on a frozen lake

During the winter many lakes freeze enough to drive on, but there are important safety precautions to take. Remember to...
01/18/2019
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Staying warm with inexpensive window hack

We love winter in Kawartha Lakes, but it sure can get cold! If you don't have it in the budget to...
01/17/2019
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Cottage decor the Icelandic style

We have all heard of the Scandinavian style at this point - but what about Icelandic style? This cozy cottage...
01/16/2019
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How to “Marie Kondo” your cottage

Marie Kondo is taking Netflix by storm! If you haven't heard of her yet, she's a wiz at helping people...
01/16/2019
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What you need to know about prefab cottages

It seems like prefab cottages are the hot topic these days, but are they actually a good idea? They are...
01/15/2019
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How to declutter your cottage in style

Cottages tend to accumulate a lot of stuff. From things family members left behind to the seemingly millions of towels,...
01/14/2019
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Home sales increasing in Kawartha Lakes

Home sales are on the rise in Kawartha Lakes! December of 2018 showed 19% more sales than December of 2017....
01/09/2019
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How to test the ice

It's one of the best parts of winter - ice hockey on the lake! Its extremely important to make sure...
01/08/2019
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DIY a bathroom organizer!

One constant at the cottage? Toothbrushes! The last thing you want is for toothbrushes to get lost or mixed up!...
01/02/2019
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How to decorate with fresh plants!

Decorating with fresh greenery is a fantastic way to liven up the cottage during the winter months. It looks good...
01/02/2019
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Tips to see the stars this winter

One of the wonderful things about getting away from the big city is getting to see the stars without so...
12/27/2018
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Annual bird counting events in Kawartha Lakes!

Are you an avid bird watcher? Just starting out? Either way there are some great opportunities to get involved this...
12/25/2018
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Fun things to do at the cottage in the winter

Is anyone else looking forward to a holiday break at the cottage? We sure are! What's better than curling up...
12/24/2018
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