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 four simple but unique cabins allow plenty of privacy for the owners and their guests.
This minimalist gem is only 700 sq. ft. and sited on a small lot, but the design saved money and made it inherently green.
An ocean-access lot? An exposed rocky shoreline? A high granite bluff? No obstacle could stop this cottager from building his dream cabin.
Intrepid women who cottage alone with style and grace.
My century-old log cabin was a dump, but I needed a project. You won't believe how it looks now.
Architect Daniel Evan White designed this amazing round, vertical-log cottage.
Tear down or renovate? How to decide. Plus: budget busters and working with a contractor.
Stargazing at the cottage; how to buy the right telescope; reporter; maple syrup facts; newbies and the know-it-all; fire up the VCR for vintage comedy; caption contest winner; monarchs are in danger; join us at our Edmonton show.
Simple diner meals; tomato-basil sauce; veal on a bun; hot chicken sandwich; pod coffee makers; spiked coffee; Doukhobor borscht; our grill genius on how to master pork tenderloin.
Making wood plugs; roofing trusses save you time and effort; easy spice rack in a drawer; how to paint a panel door; cut a curve with a circular saw; doggie dock ramp invention; working with winches.
A new look for spring.
Letters from readers.
I like the simple life. After all, who needs to bathe?
Eating slugs; goose poop; maple syrup; water quality; septic pumping.
My place is worth how much? When and how to appeal your assessment.
Movable glass walls are a great luxury, but are they right for cottage country?
Six never-fail tips for a great party.
Smart operators: In spring, the nimble-fingered raccoon will eat anything it can get its paws on.
Sometimes, you just have to jump in headfirst.