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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Foraging for mushrooms is like uncovering thousands of secrets in the soil. Our field guide to the extraordinary world of fungi.
Got a dark cavern of a cottage? A skylight may be the solution.
These parents let their teens take the lead on a fishing camp reno. Here’s how they demoed and reno’d four cabins.
The only thing that soothes the ache of closing up is the promise of spring.
Highways vs. turtles; Reporter; road signs we’d like to see; waterfowl awards; community garden; fishing derby for kids; wild mushroom recipe; how a simple letter closed a cottage sale
Build this tabletop hockey game; how to sharpen blender blades; maintenance-free skylights; how much weight can your ceiling joists take?; A blanket for the septic; roof de-icing tech; fixes for problem pilot light
Can I drink my lake water?; trapdoor snails; what bit my raft?; how to clean stained boat seats; emptying a bird box
Borrowing the cottage from a friend? That can lead to an etiquette minefield—not to mention a whole mess of trouble
Far removed from a rickety, childhood treehouse, this family’s contemporary cabin is modern, stylish, and—perhaps most importantly—kind to the forest
When October rolls around, the largetooth aspen and its golden-hued, jagged-edged leaves outshine the other trees in the woods
Do you know this charming name for the cutest little boat on the lake?