Cottage Life West will help you enjoy life at the cabin even more with fun and informative articles on everything from how-to projects to inspirational design ideas.
PLUS you’ll get...
Our bargain cabin was a mess, but we were determined to get it ready for prime time.
It’s my 70th year cottaging. Here’s what I’ve learned.
Every cabin owner can master these repairs—even you.
Build this box to keep the deer out of your garden.
Cabin on top, barn down below: a comfy Alberta retreat for a single mom, two girls, and their horses.
The J&L Drive-in serves up retro fare in Port Alberni, B.C.; Reporter; get to know Emma Lake, Sask.; fire safety; Cake Baby (you have to see this!); music videos love the lake; unplug at the cabin
Generator primer: what to buy and what they’ll do; paddle bench invention; easy tinnie hacks; DIY drywall basics and tools; an ATV trailer built for the cottage; waterski bench invention
Tips you need to pack your cooler, stock your pantry, and organize your fridge, plus simple opening-up meals.
Treating cedar; fridge mould; new tax rule; fallen tree; millipedes
The market is hot, with prices rising. Are there any affordable cabins out there?
These days, it’s non-stop noise at the cottage. Zim’s got a few ways to say Shhhh!
An Airstream trailer turns into stylish spillover sleep space.
The tricoloured bumblebee is a sign of spring.
Let the cabin commute begin!