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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A diminutive Georgian Bay cottage proves you don’t need lots of space to think big.
Simple, energy-efficient ideas add up to a power-savvy retirement cottage.
How one group of diehards found luxury in a late-winter ski trek to the cottage.
Artisanal cheeses lend seductive new flavours to your cottage meals.
The cottage landscape is changing as buyers seek better value.
Five low-dollar regions.
10 tips for first time purchasers.
Thrifty buyers get into the market with unconventional thinking.
A canoe builder for the ages; invitation to our Green Cottager Awards; a new look at low water levels; why waterbirds’ feet don’t freeze; a standout break-in; real estate humour; Ace recipes; Zimmer on our fear of dirt
Gravel driveway upkeep; The awesome gravel rake; Cleaning sandpaper with a crepe block; Multi-level, with lots of windows; Well rehabilitation; A remedy for wiggly chairs; Leaf cart; vinyl shades for the porch
Taking cats to the cottage; the cost of hydro delivery; new hot tub treatments; using creek water; dealing with a dead moose.
Step on it: With a cottage rug, look for durability, colour, and pattern to hide heavy traffic.
Its own sweet time: The yellow birch gets all sappy in spring.
Pulling for you: the block and tackle.