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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 Torchbearers

By Laurel Aziz & Tracy C. Read
The recipients of our 2009 Green Cottager Awards are working hard for future generations.

Beauty on the Barachois
By

Easy living is the custom at this cool and airy retreat by the sea in PEI.

A Tolerable Supper
By

Miniature ecosystems, lichen feed the multitudes and pretty-up our cottage landscape to boot.

Roughing It to the Bush
By

You thought your cottage commute was tough! Consider this family’s multi-vehicle journey.

The Cottage That Got Away
By Jay Teitel

Tales of love and loss weave through our family archives.

Brewers’ Feast
By

Beer in food? It’s not just for chugging anymore. Recipes online.

4 Ways to Use Water Better
By

Cottage-friendly technologies to help you get more from your H20 and save your hard-earned cash.

Puttering

Hit List
By Liann Bobechko

10 five-gallon bucket ideas - plus two more exclusively on cottagelife.com

Stuff We Like
By

Paint containers

DIY Weekend Electrician
By

Water heater quick fix

Go Green
By

Toilet options

Great Inventions
By

Four silt-free solutions for foot valves

Job Jar
By Martin Zibauer

How to cut glass

Waterfront

My favourite know-it-all; Pollinator counters wanted; Don’t Ask Zim!; Reporter; Safer wildlife crossings; Six-word contest winners; Website for Great Lakes boaters sweetwatercruising.com

Cottage Q&A

By Jackie Davis

Geothermal heating and cooling; wasp-nest removal; trespassing branches; mould cleanup; foot-valve anchor

Cottage Watch

High stakes
By

Will uranium mining ruin cottage country? Online bonus: a list of resources for cottagers

Solutions: Cottage Sharing

Successfully sharing the cottage
By Peter Lillico

Can we all get along? Online bonus: Peter Lillico's presentation on cottage sharing agreements

Nature Scrapbook

The fisher king
By

The belted kingfisher heralds its arrival in the north.

Weekender

Water babies

Whatever the species, little ones never tire of splashing about.


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