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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Tucked away in B.C.’s Coast Mountains, two parents, a teen, and two young kids squeeze into a 350 sq. ft. cabin—and they wouldn’t have it any other way.
You can do better than a kayak from a big box store. Our buyer’s guide has something for every skill level and every budget.
We all get lost sometimes. But our brains have a clever system to help us navigate—here’s how to hone yours.
It’s our annual grill guide! If you want to barbecue like a boss, try these expert-approved cookers, gizmos, and recipe suggestions.
Get outside gear guide; powwow pointers; tick true-or-false; this cottager will deep dive for you; favourite campfire songs; find a new summer sport; flip a dilapidated cabin into your dream place
A tool with at least 11 uses; choose the right work glove; fix furniture wobble; common paint woes, solved; keep your deck in tip-top shape; push sticks and story sticks; change (or remove) tinny livewell hoses; bucket filling trick; a homemade smoking pit
How to tell your neighbours you’re renting; a what-the-heck plant; construction vehicles abuse a right-of-way; WETT inspector alternates; city mice moving into cottage country?
Indigenous communities have used controlled burns to mitigate forest fires for millennia—here’s what we can learn from them.
Taking photos too close to wildlife is risky for you, but for them, it can be deadly.
When a birder builds a bunkie, there’s sleep space for people and avian friends alike.
This pale blue azure butterfly signals the arrival of spring flowers.