Cottage Life West will help you enjoy life at the cabin even more with fun and informative articles on everything from how-to projects to inspirational design ideas.
PLUS you’ll get...
We take a look back at the highs, lows, wins, losses, and questionable cottage fashion of days gone by.
For decades, this family has been making maybe the most comfortable chair ever. Could it be the best seat to take in what’s around them?
Propane is for more than just barbecues. But what else should you know about this super useful fuel? How to buy, haul, store, and use it.
I hated going to the lake as a teenager. But sometimes you have to go away to come back.
Vintage tales from an Eaton’s catalogue cottage; fighting invasives on Seymour Lake, B.C.; wildlife baby names; after the floods; a unique cabinet sale; the coolest cooler?; Reporter; chips we’d like to see
Saturday project: Make this fun classic marble game; how to scribe deck boards; easy waterski revival light fixture; know your rasps and files; padlock protection tips; restore a wobbly vintage kitchen chair
Upgrades for cottage faves; s’mores ice cream cake; chip-flavoured butters for corn on the cob; soy-glazed burger with sesame slaw and avocado mayo; Caesar salad skewers; Niçoise devilled eggs
Pressure-treated lumber and your drinking water; wild raspberries; asbestos shingles; ticks on an island; mystery wasp.
Go ahead, build a boathouse. But don’t say Zim didn’t warn you.
Fireworks and how to use them.
Are your vintage things trash or real treasures?
Fireweed springs up after the wildfire is gone.