We were back – but now guess what?!

Got it in one – we are taking off again. Well, assuming we can get everything done that needs doing 🙂  Got some bedbugs that must die, rats that need a new home, and on and on it goes. Bedbugs seem to be picking up this month- let’s hope THAT is a short-lived aberration! Nobody […]

Yep, we’re back :)

Wouldn’t know it though, given how slow I’ve been responding to calls and stuff this weekend. My apologies!! But one day old baby beats carpenter ants any day of the week! My nephew had his first, so no sooner got back from Havelock than I was in the car again to go meet him. In […]

Spring in Cottage Country!

The lake is open, the ice is gone, and Ross has already started mucking around with pieces of dock. Some of it suffered damage and is going to need quite a bit of repair, apparently.  Trying to get that done before he gets so busy he doesn’t have time to do it. We are already starting to get […]

A new one on us: ermine!

I did not know that we had ermine in Central Ontario. Guess you learn something every day. This little guy managed to find it’s way into a house in the Shelburne area  – and stayed for 3 days before getting the food he was after and taking off. We’ve actually seen quite a few bigger critters around […]

Busy busy

Ross is having a very busy day today! We’re off this weekend – going to nephew’s wedding in Alliston for a couple of days, then to our friends’ cottage for one night (yes we live in a cottage in cottage country, but it’s different going to someone else’s 🙂 ) and then back in time for […]

Wasps & hornets

Having a really bad year for wasps all through cottage country this year… has been an issue all summer, but now as we’re heading to fall, just crazy! And yes we treat them – but before you call us (or any pest control company) you should know that we can’t do magic! We can treat […]

Pappy Days

So… Pappy’s still pretty busy most days – but he is finding a bit of time here and there to spend with the grandkids. This week, we had them for Tuesday & Wednesday. I work Tuesday mornings, so Pappy & the boys got the Airhead tow thing blown up and ready for me to take […]

Gone Fishing

The boat finally made it into the water! Haven’t got much use out of it since – out for a bit with the grandkids, and then yesterday we managed a day off to go fishing. One of us caught some very nice bass 🙂 And one of us caught some ….well, they would have made […]

Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me!

It’s that time of year and flies are coming out of the woodwork…literally.  In cottage country the most common fly we see is the Cluster Fly Cluster Flies are about 8 to 10 mm (.31 to .39 inches) long. They are dark grey, with black and silver (non-metallic) checkered stomachs. You can tell them apart […]

Don’t let the Bed Bugs bite…

A common saying between parents and their children…but a not so funny situation if you have them. Bedbugs are tiny little bugs with no wings that feed on the blood of humans and their pets at night.  These mini vampires can live as long as a year and half without feeding and are very difficult […]