Beaches

Veranda Gift Shop is closing

Today was the last day the Veranda Gift Shop in Hillside Beach was open. Paulette and Ian have decided to retire and have sold the premises. Originally Ian ran the McDonald Tool Rental shop from the property at the corner of Hillside Beach Road and Harry Craig Road.

By Fredrick, ago
Beaches

Summer cottage rental on Lake Winnipeg

Should you be thinking of renting a cottage or cabin along Lake Winnipeg, we recommend you start looking now and rent as quickly as possible, before all the good places are gone. Especially along the Eastern Beaches of Lake there will only be a handfull of houses for rent and they will be taken and rented out.

By curious, ago
Albert Beach

Renting A Beach Cottage at Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Renting A Beach Cottage at Lake Winnipeg When you are considering renting a beach Cottage, you need to keep a few things in mind. The first thing to consider is the location in regards to weather. Will it be to cool during the summer months or will it be too cold during the winter. You should also find out if the beach is private or will there be other people walking by or using the beachfront. You need to find out if this is a long-term rental, or is the property owner just renting the beach Cottage for the winter months. This makes a big difference if you are looking for a

By curious, ago
General

Veranda Gift Shop Hillside Beach

Hi All Woke up to lots of snow yesterday (Jan 13th) in Kamloops…but heh we’re Winnipegers so we headed out for Vancouver. The Coqihola? highway was like a slurpee (slush snow) which made driving interesting. Arrived in Vancouver just before rush hour. It feels like Fall here as the temperature Read more…

By ian, ago
General

Veranda Gift Shop from Swift Current

Hi Ian here from the Veranda Gift Shop….well maybe not since I am writing this from Swift Current Saskatchewan with a balmy temperature of -18c. Paulette and I are on our way to Victoria BC with a stop for a few days in Vancouver (we expect to get into Vancouver Read more…

By ian, ago
Beaches

New Year in Hillside Beach

Paulette and I wish everyone a Happy New Year. Woke up this morning to a very cold day (-27C) with a strong north wind but hey its sunny and this is winter. Incedently , the Veranda gift shop is open and we are having a big sale today. I am Read more…

By ian, ago
Beaches

Veranda Gift Shop Hillside Beach

Hmmm...am I the only one blogging here (seems the last 3 posts were mine) or am I not using this thing properly? Well its Dec 28 and the weather is nice (-12C when I checked the thermometer this morning @ 7:00). Today is starting off sunny. Went for a walk down to the boat launch (on Harry Craig road). Went for a spin last night on my Polaris Indy. The sno pass trails were kind of rough

By ian, ago
Beaches

Cold at the beaches

December 13 Veranda Gift Shop: It was -30c this morning with a bit of a wind (with wind chill -35). But that did not stop the snowmobilers (saw several this morning). Not to much traffic here on Hillside Beach rd. Everybody (except some crazy snowmobilers are staying home by the fireplace

By ian, ago
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