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How Shopify Rediscovered Winter in Muskoka

Why a Canadian Narwhal Chose Deerhurst for Its Annual Sales Kick-Off Meeting Shopify is one of the world’s most successful e-commerce startups, and it’s based right here in Ontario. In fact, it has been so successful that it recently became a “narwhal​,​” a name given to the handful of Canadian tech companies that ​have ​achieved​ the […]

Smoked Bacon Lollipops

Smoked Bacon Lollipops – with Maple Syrup! It’s the season of comfort foods and what is truly more comforting than well…bacon? This appetizer is one that won’t make it far from the kitchen and is a definite crowd-pleaser…that’s if you even decide to share it! Check-out the recipe for Smoked Bacon Lollipops. What you need: 4 […]

Eight Things Every Kid Must Do Before Winter’s Over

Ready for the Best Winter Yet? Remember when you were a kid and how much you loved winters? Playing in the snow, building snowman, tobogganing (when it was legal…), skating…There was endless fun waiting when all that fluffy white stuff fell. We’ve put together the ultimate winter checklist – 8 Things Every Kid Must Do Before […]

More to Arrowhead Park Than You Think

Arrowhead is well know for its world famous ice trail but did you know it’s full of snowy adventures? Arrowhead Provincial Park, made famous by their 1.3km ice skating trail through the forest, is a magical place during the winter. Think snow covered trees, quiet wooded trails and beautiful winter vistas overlooking the river and their […]

Winter Family Fun at Deerhurst Resort

A family road trip to Deerhurst Resort this winter will have the kids delighting not only in the snow – but in everything that goes along with it. As every parent knows, happy kids mean a happy vacation. Never was a truer phrase spoken and never did one Ontario destination deliver so much to keep […]

Muskoka-Style Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Cozy Up with Red Wine Hot Chocolate with a Muskoka Twist Picture yourself on a cold winter day with a cup of velvety smooth homemade hot chocolate, feeling cozy right? Now picture yourself on a cold winter day with a cup of velvety smooth homemade hot chocolate with red wine…wait what? Things just got interesting.  […]

Upscale Your Eggnog (and Add a Muskoka Twist)

3 Ways to Upscale Your Holiday Eggnog It’s officially holiday season and what better way to get in the spirit than sipping on good old’ eggnog! While regular eggnog is already a holiday favourite, Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef, David Bakker is sharing his favourite ways to upscale your eggnog.  “Eggnog is one of my favourite […]

Winning Gold at the Culinary Olympics

Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef, David Bakker, has just returned from the IKA/Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany where he captained the culinary team from Humber College, where he teaches, earning Gold in the regional team competition. The IKA/Culinary Olympics have taken place every four years since 1900, and now attracts 2,000 chefs from 50 countries, who […]

Learning a Survival Tactic – Why It’s the Next Big Thing for Meetings

What’s the latest and greatest thing when it comes to meetings? According to Mark O’Dell, Director of Team Development with Adventures in Excellence it’s "learning a survival tactic that inspires people and makes them feel like they can do anything!" According to Mark, one of the coolest and easiest survival tactics to learn as a […]

What Fresh Muskoka Air Can Do For Your Team

Nature inspires. It’s kind of a ‘science’ thing. All that fresh air just makes your brain better. Hanging out in the great wide open helps restore mental energy. Boost concentration. It has even been shown to improve eyesight. But we’re not talking about just any fresh air or nature. We’re talking about Muskoka’s unique brand […]