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Stylish hosting gifts for the August long weekend

Whether you're searching for the perfect host gift or just looking to spruce up your cabin with some stylish finds, our friends at Brika have put together a Cottage Life collection that's guaranteed to please. Plus, if you spend...

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Mosquitoes in Ontario test positive for West Nile

If you thought you were okay to skip the DEET and brave the bugs this long weekend, you might want to think again.  A batch of mosquitoes collected in Milton, Ontario, just southwest of Toronto, tested positive for West Nile...

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How to survive a cottage weekend with guests

Inviting friends to the cottage seemed like a good idea at the time. Now, as you think about beds, meals, and laundry, you’re not so sure. Relax. We’ve gathered the very best ideas, advice, and shortcuts to help you enjoy your...

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The 5 people you should always invite to the cottage

Originally published by Trenanthia Cottage. When you plan a group trip to the cottage, you need to choose your guests wisely. Screen them. Hand out surveys. Hold auditions. However you do it, make sure you have a mixed bag of...

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Tour writer John Gray’s West Coast cottage

Explore this gorgeous cottage, built in sections on the side of a cliff on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast. This year-round retreat, once owned by former Canadian politician Svend Robinson, provides the perfect vantage point to...

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What you’ll find in the Summer issue of Cottage Life magazine

The Summer issue is mailed to subscribers July 10, and is on newsstands July 21.   In the Summer issue of Cottage Life: Beautiful deck designs Our weekend-with-guests survival guide Get fit on the dock! A charming...

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Time to reconnect: Grant and Sheri

Grant Cruickshank is certain that his cottage saved his life.  After running a successful tool business with his wife Sheri for 25 years, Grant was diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm, a severe heart condition that worsens with...

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