Cottage Life will help you enjoy life at the lake even more with fun and informative articles on everything from how-to projects to inspirational design ideas.
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Celebrate Cottage Life’s 20 years with 20 ideas for a great campfire fest: s’more tips, smoke charmers, music makers, flame facts, and our anniversary cocktail. Plus…
And finesse the perfect fire.
No point in burning down the neighbourhood.
It was a dark and stormy night…
Why are campfires so captivating?
Make memorable fireside photos.
How a dedicated cottager, fresh paint, and lots of elbow grease brought this little Lake Joseph gem back to life.
These families stayed together by moving apart, into cottages on the same lake.
Build a dock seat double agent. It also hauls your canoe up out of the water.
Great new recipes for the campfire, where cooking began.
Muskoka running mates; A boat reno surprise Tiny cottages; Canoes from the House of Windsor; Potato gun initiation; Beach mystery; S.O.S. for Clean Marine; Cedar waxwing babies; What you didn't know about beer; A decoy for wasps; Post Cards from Lake of Bays book review; Zimmer rants on the apocalypse and family feuds
Outdoor ground-fault circuit breakers; Professional-grade wire strippers; One-time exterior wood finish and preservative; A compact, timber-frame tower; Are dollar-store tools worth the savings?; A substitute for pilot-hole drill bits; Backwoods AC; bungee-cord plant hangers
Telephone party lines; tax breaks for forests; how to fix slippery steps; rules for road rights; sheeko or chicot?
All bases covered: By the dock or on a deck, choose from a variety of umbrellas to fit your cottage needs.
Peel me a grape: Fruit is the food of love for courting cedar waxwings.
Michelle Kelly: Want some corn on the cob with your butter?