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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A glamorous and romantic one-time resort becomes an inspiring farmhouse cottage.
A powerful rush of falling water can entice, inspire, and frighten. That’s why we love them.
Wild scavenger hunts, a pet crocodile, even rocket launches—all part of the raucous tradition at the Gardner cottage in Minaki.
Who doesn’t love a good fry-up? A trusty skillet is all you need to cook a fast and hearty meal, and use up what’s left at closing time.
Sadly, it’s time to drain the pipes. Learn how to do it right in this exclusive adaptation of the updated Country & Cottage Water Systems.
The tastes of cottage country; A neat goose flying trick; Where to hide the cottage key; iLove iPad; Last trolley to the lake; We are outhouse renovators, hear us roar; A bevy of good reads; The outboard whisperer; Reporter; Secret garden
Pressure washers; Dual-flush toilet kits; Replace a threshold; A multi-use chopper; Fireplace inserts; Hidden path lights; mowercycle; Shims and an improvised reciprocating saw
A gathering of loons; iron-rich toilet ring; tax-deductible interest; how to clean cedar; mopping up trailer condensation
We love our woodstoves, but now some places are banning them. Here’s why.
Sound and fury: The majestic elk—loud, proud, and very stinky—is on the rise.
Ladies who lounge: Connections grow stronger at the lake.