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.
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These cottagers take baseball seriously—while having a grand slam great time. Play ball!
Classic rock is the go-to summer soundtrack. And we think we know why those songs endure.
Rain or shine, taking a dip is a great cottage tradition. What is it about water that draws us in?
What you wear matters. How to choose the right lifejacket or PFD for you and your family.
Coleslaw is fast, cheap, and easy, plus it keeps well. You’ll want to try these four delicious recipes.
Games are us: trivia and CL readers’ faves; how to jigsaw like a pro; try new games; Safe Quiet Lakes; Nancy Drew is always sleuthing; Reporter; a chores-based card game; gas station food: you’re going to eat that?!
Build your own puzzle table; how to remove caulking; quick fixes for a squeaky bed; why you need anti-tip brackets for your stove; easy-to-install window film to beat the heat; hide valuables with these secret stash spots
The truth about cats and birds; how to stop ants from destroying your plants; painting a subfloor; putting a flush toilet in an outhouse; do loons kill ducks?
Even if you’re all alone at the cottage, you can still have fun. You only need a deck of cards.
Some cottage rules and traditions don’t make sense. But Zim knows how to make that crazy logic work in your favour.
Want an alternative to gas? Convert your boat to e-power—it’s not as difficult as you think. All you have to do is start with a few simple questions.
Ahh, rinsing off under a cloudless sky or in the moonlight feels great. Looking for an outdoor shower? Here are your options. Even some with hot water!
Plentiful king bolete mushrooms reign in the forest, nourishing trees with their water and nutrients.