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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In Desolation Sound, B.C., the isolation is part of the charm.
Going off grid is cheaper and easier than ever. Here are 8 great reasons to do it now.
Spring’s first fruits are here—finally! Make one of these 7 easy and delicious dishes.
Buying for the first time can be intimidating. New cottagers share their strategies for breaking in to the market.
Meet the stars of our new show, Life Below Zero Canada.
What not to forget on opening-up weekend; beers and chores; test your invasives IQ; frog vs. spider; maple syrup is big business; a utility knife for cottagers; ode to the Swiss Army knife; how the mosquito changed history
Use your car as a generator; protect wooden chair legs from rot; an Alberta take on an outdoor tiki bar; why your cottage needs a rain barrel; a useful scraper; linseed oil paint for window frames; cleaner paintbrush cleaning
The kind of sugar-water solution to leave out for birds; the benefits of security cameras; the best foundation for a shed; why zebra mussels come and go; what animal left all this poop in our kayak?
A lifejacket, a pool noodle, a shiny new cooler, a Tilley hat, a canoe: all manner of things float up to your dock. You can’t keep it—or maybe you can…
The Great Lakes are at their highest levels ever. We look at the theories, the solutions, and the forecast.
The zombies are coming! How to fortify your cottage against the undead and other disasters. (For real? You decide.)
Beautiful and sustainable: why more and more cottagers are opting for these three alternative building methods.
This keystone rodent creates wetlands bustling with life—lots and lots of it.