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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Who better than your brother-cum-architect to build a modern Muskoka cottage that echoes the best of summers past.
Meet Robbie Goulden, inventive genius, master storyteller, and zany creator of The Bat Shack on Georgian Bay.
Not your grandpa’s potbelly, the new woodstoves are sleeker, cleaner, and more efficient.
Pretty and practical, there’s a screen door fit for every cottage entrance.
You’re smiling, aren’t you? It’s time again for the nostalgic fun of a traditional corn roast, the season’s favourite feast.
If you can’t see a trail for the trees at your cottage, cut a private path.
Your way, that is. Use these tips and your wits to stay on course. Read this article online - click here.
There are secret stashes all over cottage country, waiting to be found.
GPS units have a sense of direction, even if you don’t.
Make a walk in the woods fun for little hikers.
Can’t do without a cant hook; Stop rooftop moss; Old grill resurfaces as a table; Tankless hot-water heater; Teeter-totter plotter; lattice tire grip
Rock star of another sort; gator caper on Wolfe Lake; shake-and-shine flashlight; solar-power bargain hunter; Simcoe cottage moves into history; the doorframe chronicles; tackle on loan
Whether to rake or leave them be; the quota for trapping minnows; ewww! A stringlike parasite busts out; low-flow toilet guidelines; cottage pump springs a leak.
On the hook: Handy holders for your cottage clutter.
Digs in blankets: Take the chill off your old cottage with new insulations. Four options for a retrofit.
Scene-stealer? Smog-cutter? What will wind towers do to cottage country?
Picnic at the beech: Bears and others eat their fill of this tree's rich fall harvest.
The fishing-gene pool