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...
Sand, surf, and ancient cedars make this very cool Tofino cabin a great place to share with the grandkids.
How to deal with blackflies, mosquitoes, horseflies, and other biting insects that we love to hate.
We asked for your best shots, and you sure delivered. Here are our favourites from the latest photo contest
What happens when a bunch of old guys with a couple of canoes paddle off into the Vancouver Island wilderness?
Amid a sea of options, what we want is a boat that lets us play more and work less.
Hold on to your hats. New technology is giving electric-powered boats the muscle to turn heads and tow skiers
Your guide to buying an effective, all purpose fishing set-up.
Be a better barkeep with pro tips on tools, garnishes, and more; a cabin bought on Kijiji; B.C. land conservancy woes; happy birthday, Victoria; Reporter; weird weather; service cuts to ferries; bluebird trails.
Do up radicchio, arugula, kale, and others on the grill; many ways to make greens; no-cook meals; new near-beers; better burgers; easy curry; shake up your condiments; just what does “adjust” mean?
Flexible plumbing piping; coat your deck so it will last longer; simple antler-mount key rack; stacking lumber; deer gate; even up a wobbly chair; unblock a slow faucet.
Friends & neighbours.
Would we ever recover from Dad's embarrassing behaviour?
Smoke detectors; water testing; dock shade; mortgages; prickly plants.
The annual return of our two species of bluebird signals a welcome start to cottage season.
Sometimes you just have to go out on a limb.