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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What defines the cottage? We’ve tackled that question before. A selection of essays from past issues on the icons we cherish.
They always got to their remote cottages by boat. Then their marina went up for sale. Here’s what happened next.
In a super-sized Cottage Q&A, we revisit the most popular queries from the last three decades.
The most iconic cottage treat? A butter tart, of course. But what do you really know about them? Plus: the best recipe.
A bear attack can change your life—in surprising ways.
Q&A with the loon, the crown fowl of cottage country; our most iconic CL covers; Reporter; new boathouse and dock law; names for birds; build a better burger; the foam cooler: anti-classic, then and now; is that a dinosaur?!
The favourite tools of our puttering contributors; one trick to force a crooked plank into place; tips for keeping your trees trim and fit; how to join black poly pipe; a deck chair invention with built-in footrests
What to do when your vehicle only holds so much? You can carry everything from firewood to mattresses in a utility trailer. The add-on you didn’t know you needed.
No ride to the cottage? Our Zim has a few suggestions for the car-less: some unorthodox, some long out of fashion, and some downright dangerous.
This environmentally conscious young family updated their charming no-chink log cabin with sustainability and modern design in mind.
Birds, bugs, and mammals get food and shelter from the holes pecked out by this busy chiselling woodpecker.