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March 2004 Issue


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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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  • Free digital access with your paid subscription
  • Useful renovation and maintenance tips
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What's Inside March 2004


  • Happily Ever After

    Creating a fairy tale cottage in Whiteshell Provincial Park.

  • Cottage Chameleons

    Re-colour your world.

  • Sugar Shack

    Every spring, one Manitoulin Island cottage becomes syrup central. How sweet it is...

  • Maple Staples

    Once you try these syrupy treats, you'll be stuck on them forever.

  • Barge Right In

    When it's your business to haul big stuff from shore to shore, why let a little water get in the way?

  • 2004 Cottage Real Estate Guide

    What you get for what you pay in the Ontario market.


  • On the Waterfront

    Grand Dame of the lake; a Tom Thomson mystery; PWC bill sinks; how jack pines profit from forest fires; classic canoe paddles; ice hut diplomacy

  • Puttering

    A brand new threshold; adhesives; cutting a straight line; fire cart; dock light

  • Cottage Q&A

    How to keep your propane lights burning; wooden rudder repairs; tree doctor remedies; swimming squirrel sighting.

  • Cottage Coup

    Dumming up: A lake by any other name doesn't sound as silly.

  • Cottage Finds

    Relics Reborn: Shutters, doors and porch posts find new life at the cottage.

  • Nature Scrapbook

    The stalk market: From muskrats to moths, creatures cash in on the cattail.

  • Weekender

    A long winter's tail.

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