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.
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Guy Maddin is known for his fantastical films. Now here’s the tell-all tall tale of the filmmaker’s Gimli cottage—Marilyn, moonwalks, and all.
Cottage fires are on the rise. Find out the most common causes and how to protect your place.
For most of the year the population is zero. Then Cockburn Island becomes a thriving cottage community, but one with a twist.
Straight talk about composting and incinerating toilets: the good, the bad, the ugly, and the ick factor.
Where there’s smoke, there’s deliciousness! Use your own grill to get the best flavour ever, with recipes for pulled pork, brisket, ribs, chicken, and fish, plus spices, sauces, and rubs. Mmm…
Follow a barn quilt trail; update on Crown land leases; Reporter; Board game trivia; Man vs. leeches; A new book you’ll love; How cottaging changed Neil Young; Cottages for people with developmental disabilities; Fast-track dredging for low water levels
Tips for how to hang things, and using French cleats; stuff; two tool vests tested; ball vs. globe vs. gate valves; flowerpot turned outdoor wash basin; tune up your screen and storm doors
Earthworms; horsehair mattress; first-aid kit; runoff in outhouse pit; I/O engine noise
Rental agreements are complicated. What should be included and what shouldn’t?
I hate the drive to the cottage, and there’s one thing about it that really gets to me.
One sweet tree: Large-leafed, roomy, and tasty, basswoods feed and house many forest dwellers. They’re good for carving too.
Yoga gone wild? Don’t be fooled…