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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Our annual trend report reveals who’s buying now. You may be surprised by your new neighbours.
We don’t own the cottage, but in our hearts, it’s ours. A rental love story.
Four lists of essential dos and don’ts to get your place ready.
Argh! Poop, filth, and more poop! Our pros show you how to clean just about anything.
Genius carpenter Marshall Black shares his secrets to a stunning, sturdy deck that’s built to last.
Hand-blown glass at Artech Studios in Tory Hill, Ont.; Reporter; film set prop buoy; lake group saves wetland; secret playhouse; portable gear; invasive species primer; when the fridge conks out
Junk drawer basics: what you need and what you can chuck; expert tips for organizing your workshop; a fix for an old hammerhead; hooks for every hanging; cordless jig saw; stacking boxes project
Surefire meal ideas for when the power is out; grilled halloumi; fish and chips; chicken kebabs with lemon coriander marinade; bulgur salad with artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes; breakfast pizza
Outhouse moon; electric shock drowning; cottage roads; leaves in the lake; moth ID.
Should we ban the float plane? Zim’s provocative take.
Tiny, portable off-grid cabins with style and comfort to spare.
Eastern cottontail rabbits are busy dating and mating in spring.