Susan’s Blog for Country Living

Stories and thoughts about living in the county.

Island Lake Trail, Orangeville, ON,

4 Season nature Trail There is a saying that “nature is fuel for the soul” and there is no shortage of places to enjoy nature close up and personal than in the Headwaters Region. Located in the south west corner of Mono, is Island Lake Trail and Conservation Area; 10 kms of man-made trails with unmatched [Read More]

Water on memories

Keep Your Home Dry this Spring

With milder temperatures and April showers comes the increased risk of flooding in the home. Susan has tips to help keep your home dry and safe this spring. RECO Spring 2014 keep dry   The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) is a not-for-profit corporation responsible for administering the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 and associated regulations [Read More]

Presto New Home

Exciting happenings on our concession road. A new house! A lot sat unsold for a couple of years, nothing happening as we drove by day after day. Then a “Sold” sign went up. No longer could we drive by uncaringly. Now we had to slow down as we passed to see what might be happening. [Read More]

Feed the Birds or Not?

There is a corollary to moving out into the country that is not written in law but it might as well be. One must have a bird feeder for winter feeding. Lots is written about all the wonders of avian nature that you will be inviting to your garden, the pleasures you will have identifying [Read More]