Day 5/10 Album Challenge: Def Leppard – “Hysteria” (1987)

"Hysteria" (rather prophetically) caused mass hysteria in the Rock/Metal/Pop world when it was released back in the 80's and was huge influence on me and the Cottage Country Mix. "Hysteria" was one of the first cassettes I ever owned and I played it so often, that it eventually got stuck inside my radio's tape deck …

Snowmaggeddon Rock: a Spotify Playlist

Crazy snowy conditions reported across Canada with St. John's getting a reported 76.2 centimetres and Ontario is now starting to get their fare share of the white stuff. Best to stay inside and crack the tunes. Cottagemixtape.com has put together a little classic rock playlist to pass the time: Snowmaggeddon Rock ! A little snow day …

Get To Know Your Bug Bites: A Guide

Mosquito bites, blackfly bites, horsefly bites, deerfly bites, welcome to the world of bites. If you are planning to spend some time in cottage country, these are going to be your new friends. But don't worry, it's a favourite pastime to itch and bitch about them. Geography is everything, though, so let's get to know your bug bites, shall we? "In the dead of night, bug bites, bug bites!"