Kawartha Waterfront Blog
News and Articles in the Kawartha Lakes

Tips for taking care of your cottage exterior

When it comes to cottage exterior maintenance, proactive care trumps procrastination. Taking the time now to maintain the building envelope...
09/21/2018
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A cottager shares practical tips for making eco-friendly decisions at the cottage

With the spreading of wildfires throughout all of Canada, increasing amounts of plastic in our environment, and noticeably warming temperatures,...
09/20/2018
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Toronto home search moves to smaller Ontario cities

Three years ago, you could buy a house in London, Ont., for $234,000. Today, it will cost you $364,000. “I...
09/19/2018
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How to save money on a winter cottage rental

People often think that renting via big listing sites such as Airbnb and CanadaStays is the best way to find...
09/19/2018
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Summer on the lake: ‘It’s as Canadian as ice hockey’

In Canada, the summer ritual of decamping to the lakeside is passed down through generations – especially in Ontario ‘cottage...
09/18/2018
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Ontario Fall Colour Report

If you needed any more reason to choose Muskoka as your leaf peeping destination, Muskoka was named by Huffington Post...
09/17/2018
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Hidden Gems You Need To Discover In Ontario This Fal

Most people think of Ontario and immediately see CN Tower... and that's pretty much it. Most people don't know that...
09/14/2018
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How to avoid common injuries while doing chores at the cottage

According to Statistics Canada, about 15 per cent of injuries happen when people are doing chores. "A lot of us...
09/13/2018
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Michelle and Clifford Scott have made Kawartha Caribbean Hut a favourite stop for food in Lindsay

If the decision to open a Caribbean restaurant in Kawartha Lakes seems odd, Michelle says it hasn't hurt business. Those...
09/12/2018
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6 easy tricks to get anyone up on waterskis

Have you crossed waterskiing off of your summer bucket list yet? There's one last long weekend - this is the...
09/12/2018
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30 Ways to Color Your Yard This Fall

As summer wanes, so do the blooms from our favorite flowers, leaving us grasping for the last vestiges of natural...
09/11/2018
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Autumn-Inspired Home Decor

See how this designer lets the beauty of fall inspire her Connecticut home decor Since fall is a time when...
09/10/2018
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Significant rainfall expected Monday from remnants of tropical depression Gordon

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the most southern areas of Ontario, including Northumberland County in the...
09/09/2018
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Have we overfished our lakes?

Stephen Patterson can remember every delicious detail of the summer day at the cottage in 1956 when he turned seven....
09/07/2018
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Trumpeter swans are doing well in Kawartha Lakes

When it spreads its wings and does a wing flap after a preening session the pillowy softness of the under...
09/06/2018
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6 chores to get done by Labour Day

Labour Day is traditionally when you raise a glass to another successful season at the cottage. Well, that’s always the...
09/05/2018
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3 ways to get more fish in your lake

Have you noticed a decline in the size and number of fish in your lake? While some of the trends affecting...
09/05/2018
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Tears, laughter and memories mark Change of Command ceremony for Kawartha Lakes police

Tears, laughter and fond memories showed the closeness that exists in the Kawartha Lakes Police Service as the force said...
09/04/2018
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Severe weather warnings in place for parts of southern Ontario

UPDATE: There is no longer a tornado warning in southern Ontario. However, there are still heat and severe thunderstorm warnings,...
09/03/2018
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How wildfires affect our lakes

The wildfires tearing through Canadian provinces this summer have left cottagers and cabin owners worried over the state of their...
08/30/2018
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5 over-the-campfire dessert recipes for gooey s’more alternatives

When the night air starts to cool, it's time to gather around the campfire and bust out the guitars, your...
08/29/2018
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