WAYS TO ORDER

In each issue of Cottage Life you'll find answers to your cottage questions, delicious recipes, design ideas, and stories of other interesting cottagers and some wildlife too

Contents

Features

The Life Aquatic
By Martin Zibauer

This live-in boathouse started out as a wrong number, but ended up an architectural marvel on Georgian Bay.

Take This Job And Dave It
By

When the going gets tough, Minaki cottagers call Dave. This guy can do almost anything.

Ripe For The Eating
By Lorraine Johnson

Wild berries are good, when you know where to find the tasty ones—and which ones to avoid.

God's Country
By Jay Teitel

That’s what we call it, but is there something more spiritual about prayer at the cottage?

Grill Guide: Skewers
By David Zimmer

Meat on a stick, done right; Global recipes for beef, pork, scallops, lamb, and more; How to make veggie skewers delicious…and don’t miss Jane’s Beer Barbecue Sauce. Recipes by Jane Rodmell.

Waterfront

A bike that goes and goes; Flip-flop floor mat; Nifty, nifty: Look what’s 50; Drinking and boating don’t mix; What’s my hubby up to?; Eaton’s grocery crates; Best Friends; June to-do; Reporter; Food and drink books; Environment Grant

Puttering

Saturday Project
By Michelle Kelly

Coffee-can charcoal starter

Go Green
By

Cleaner barbecuing

Solutions
By Andrew Lupton

An electrified fence for bears

Job Jar
By David Zimmer

Septic tank baffle repair

Stuff We Like
By

Electrostatic paint gun

Great Inventions
By

Boat rollers; kayak entry

Cottage Q&A

By Jackie Davis

Bird dialects; painting plastic; fertilizer near the shore; slippery steps; mystery bone

Cottage Rituals

By

We were Scotch rookies at first. Now the stakes are high at our annual weekend.

Solutions

By

Choose the right concrete for your job.

Cottage Coup

By

The best weddings start out on the rocks.

Nature Scrapbook

Son of the Circus
By

The gray treefrog is an able acrobat and a master of disguise.

Weekender

Sweet & Slow

The cutest pics we’ve ever published. Trust us.


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