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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Our frozen lakes have a special kind of magic. Some of Canada’s most beloved athletes share their wild ice memories, and we reveal how to get the best rink on the lake.
Having a reliable water source is key for cottaging all winter. Here’s how to get the hydration you need—the old ways, and the new.
Beautiful landscapes, fascinating wildlife, and priceless memories caught on camera—these are the winners of our 2021 photo contest.
Move over mac and cheese, there’s a new comfort food in town. Try this spätzle recipe by superstar chefs Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk. Plus, our expert picks eight winter beers.
DIY alert! Skip the mall, and make this beautiful ottertail paddle for one lucky cottager on your list.
Coffee cake on the barbecue; cottager gift guide; board game decider; long cottage commutes; reader donates defibrillator; Reporter; the coldest natural object in the universe; birds rocked puffers before it was cool; winter feeder tips; the big reason this family opted for an inland cottage
Gift ideas for a putterer; a seat for cold trips to the outhouse; prevent tear-out; damaged drywall quick-fix; four ways to remedy scratched furniture; bubble wrap will keep you warm?; DIY curling stones
A foxy flip-flop mystery; save a shedding cedar tree; tankless water heaters vs. the north; protect your vent stack; keep trespassers off private property
Christmas at the cottage like in the old days sounds great in theory, but in practice? Maybe not so much...
Combining chairs you already have (no matter the decade) with a few new pieces can give your cottage a whole new look.
The star-nosed mole is a largely subterranean, semi-aquatic, and curious-looking mammal.