Looking out my front door this morning I finally understood why the willows and cedars I planted last year don't seem to grow and hardly have any new shoots this spring. There was this full sized deer nibbling away at the fresh leaves of the young willows.
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.
Rent your Vacation Summer Cottage at Lake Winnipeg Summer is here and there are many people looking to rent a cottage at the Lake. So, if you are still looking for a lake-front cottage on Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, you will have to hurry
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.
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
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…
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…
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
Hi all, Ian here from the Veranda Gift Shop. A nice sunny day here with the morning temperature of -18 (which is nice). Just think, in two days the days start getting longer! We are going to be opening a coffee shop here at the Veranda in the spring. We Read more…
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