Cottage Life will help you enjoy life at the lake even more with fun and informative articles on everything from how-to projects to inspirational design ideas.
PLUS you’ll get...
A rundown 1950s cottage gets an upgrade but keeps its character.
You need to hire the right people for your cottage reno or construction job. Here’s what you should know before you start.
It's been quite a ride for this fun-filled family retreat, a Lake of the Woods landmark for more than a century.
Make-ahead frozen dinners will save you time and impress your guests.
Who wouldn't want to build an outdoor room, where you can do whatever you like?
Kenogami Lake cottagers may be the most fanatic pontoon boaters around.
10 sweet cottage sailboats.
Unidentified floating objects; GPS for boating; Operator card update; Mastering tilt and trim, and more.
Who says boating can't be green?
My Favourite: Flea Market; Bigwin Bond girl; Clever Pet Tricks; Ask Zim; Countdown to May 24; That’s Wild!; Cottaging in the future; A shipwreck party; One-eyed bird; Reporter; Lake music; Fearless mice
Weathervane; Diaphragm pump; Eco-friendly paint; How to firm up floors; Span tables; X-Bench; Clamps roundup; A swingin’ table; Door-screen saver
Thirsty blooms, hungry deer, pump DIY.
This Cottage Is Not For You: The secrets to checking out a property before you make the long trip to see it in person.
A Little Less Dark: Exterior fixtures that keep a lid on light.
Early Risers: Spotted turtles emerge.
Better than Directions: When you can’t tell guests to get lost.