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A History of Cottagers

FISHING TRIP TI P S

FISHING TRIP TI P S

F I S H I N G T R I P T I P SIt’s 1998 and your favourite cousins are up for a visit. You are ready to go fishing and there’s only 1 way to prepare.A) Raid the lifejacket stash Fill every seat in the boat so that the younger 2 can’t fit (sorry about this now H & A)C) grab your paper bag of marina candy & new cardboard box of NERDS because #prioritiesD) have your orange crush handy in the cup holder because nothing beats THIS life and THINGS are going to get WILDE) Get Matching haircuts (not...

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C L O T H E S L I N E S

C L O T H E S L I N E S

C L O T H E S L I N E S“This must be Monday, because that was laundry day.”According to my Nannie, they only had hot water on Monday for laundry & on Friday to have Showers.Nothing like cottage chores that have stood the test of time. We can’t wait to share more of our clothes line photos, but for the mean time, we’ll be thankful that the model of clothes pins have evolved.Fun Fact: My Nannie’s parents had a cottage they called GAIMAR, named after their girls: Gail & Marlene.Photo: Lake Simcoe, 1941      

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W A N D A

W A N D A

Meet our trusty sea vessel, Wanda… Because everyone is going to “Wanda” go for a ride in her!!In a Tiffany Blue @tiffanyandco that you have NEVER seen before, is our family’s favourite boat to learn how to water ski behind. If you were lucky enough to hitch a ride on this sea queen, you were fortunate enough to join all of the spiders that would ride along with you.Don’t worry about bailing all the rain water out of her, just pull out the plug at the back, and hope for the best! Not a confident boat docker? Don’t fret, you can run...

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W H E N The Street Lights Come On

W H E N The Street Lights Come On

W H E N The Street Lights Come OnOr when the sawdust blows in… My Nannie’s general rule of thumb for raising her 5 kids in the 60’s in Toronto was that you were allowed to play (make mayhem) on the street until the streetlights came on. The quick flick of that light meant that dinner was ready, you better wash your hands quick and take your hat off at the dinner table. Growing up by the water in the 40’s, she might not have had street lights to give her the green light, but she definitely relied on Mother...

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B A T H I N G Beauties

B A T H I N G Beauties

B A T H I N G B E A U T I E SIn bathing suits that “stretched for miles,” according to our Nannie (far right).Our Nannie fondly remembers camping at Cedar Harbour, Sandy Beach and other spots around Lake Simcoe every summer. Her parents picked her up on the last day of school every June and the family didn’t return from camping until the first day back in September.She says they never had to pack much because they didn’t wear anything else but bathing suits.“We got up in the morning and put our bathing suits on, and took...

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