Cottages aren’t always the most accessible places, especially for those with mobility issues. Every cottage should have flexibility built into the design in order to accommodate every body. From the interior to the exterior, here are some tips to make your cottage more accessible.
All staff physicians, students, volunteers and contractors working at and with local hospitals are required to be fully vaccinated by October 12.
Adapting to the COVID-19 epidemic has required people to make the jump to using personal protective equipment (PPE) in their daily lives. When leaving the house, the mental checklist of things to check your pockets for now includes face masks and gloves along with the routine wallet and keys. But while protective gear is necessary…
At our cottage we pull our water from the lake. Recently, when we flush the toilet and the pump turns on, there is a high-pitched whining noise while the toilet tank fills up. This happens at other times when the pump turns on, like when showering. What’s going on?—Gary R., Ril Lake, Ont. This sounds…
After a summer of drought, extreme heat, and a surge in tree-destroying insects, the changing colours in Ontario’s forests may not be quite as vibrant this fall. Matt Logan, an arborist and a co-owner of Logan Tree Experts in the Kawartha Region, says that given the curveballs thrown at tree populations this year, it’s difficult … Continued
Thanksgiving dinner is a tricky beast with a lot of moving parts, so the heat is on this holiday season. If you’re feeling the pressure to make the perfect turkey or pumpkin pie then you are not alone. Making mistakes is as much a tradition as stuffing and potatoes. Here are five dinner mistakes everyone … Continued
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Here at Cottage Life, we realize how hard the COVID-19 pandemic has hit local businesses. To do our part, we’ll be highlighting the stories of different businesses in cottage country. This week, we spoke with Cara Wedgbrow who runs The Glass Bakery out of Mill Cove, N.S. What is The Glass Bakery? It’s a garden-based giftshop … Continued