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On Barearse Island, the owners of this tiny, renovated off-grid cabin can do whatever they want—trousers optional.
Nothing says old-fashioned glamour like the enchanting verandahs of the Thousand Islands.
At Sixteen Island Lake in Saint-Sauveur, Quebec, the Club has been at the heart of cottaging for more than a century.
Is a metal roof worth the investment? Here’s what you need to know.
Grilling techniques and tips; does frozen beat fresh?; how to stop sticking; sizzling, scrumptious recipes; prep calamari like a pro; dipping sauces; shrimps, scallops, oysters, clams, mussels, and more
Return of the cougar; Animal second acts; Lifejacket rewards; A ROM-inspired woodshed; Long-distance swim primer; Turtle spat; Book shelf picks; News about leases; Four-legged photo assistant
A smarter way to sharpen your chisels; father’s Day gifts for dads who DIY; how to get a sticky sliding door rolling; a swim raft on wheels; low-tech dryer for resealable plastic food bags
Mossie lunch; UV-system tips; inheritance taxes; bylaws on rebuilding; glowing wood
Is this the last summer for eels?
My first job: A lake summer like no other.
Tiny terror: The six-spotted tiger beetle is fearsome, fast, and furious.
“I approve this message!” And the last word goes to the chipmunk.