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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How a passion for Canoe Lake cottaging was the inspiration for the Tuck Shop Trading Co.
You love having guests, but don’t have room for them all to stay over. Wait, yes you do—with these snooze-tastic ideas for where to stash a visitor (or 12).
Kayaks, lawn chairs, tools… Where to put all your cottage stuff? Build this super storage shack: you’ll have a place for everything and a nice deck.
A cottage community in New Brunswick has been hit with extreme flooding for decades. How one family fought back.
Meet the Professor (real name: Hilo), one of Alberta’s mussel-sniffing dogs; zebra and quagga update; ugh, what is it with the Mason jars?; a unique tribute to Dad; cottage signs we’ll probably never see; Reporter
Know your abrasives: a guide to using sandpaper; traditional lumberjack tools to make your wood chopping easier; how to install a keypad lock; check your spirit levels; a device to help you drain your pipes; a cool floating sauna
We got your beer-based recipes right here!; buzzard’s breath stout chili; cheesy wheat beer cornbread; what kind of beer is that? A handy cheat sheet; pale ale double onion dipper; IPA mac & cheese; brown ale beer batter
The lifespan of a barbecue; wildlife–car collisions; the rules on deck railings; what to do if a rattlesnake bites your dog; is it ever okay to feed the deer?
Nudity on your cottage lake could be an issue. But it’s not just about etiquette. It’s about safety too, says Zim.
Sometimes big design comes in small cottages. This family created a compact, livable cabin using a shipping container: it’s only 265 sq. ft. for four people, but it has plenty of custom style.
The wee least weasel dons a white coat before winter comes around.