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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

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Features

They Did It Their Way
By

The community of McGregor Bay, in a secluded corner of Lake Huron, is a hidden Shangri-La of cottaging individualists.

Captain Cottager

By Cottage Life staff and contributors
How to splint a leg, rewire a receptacle, hide a dead body, ward off UFOs, evict a skunk, and 30 other ways to be a hero at the cottage.

The Conservator
By

At work, his job is to preserve sounds, but when he gets to the cottage, he trades on another sense. A day in the life of Gilles St-Laurent.

Grill Guide: Summer's Best BBQ Ribs

By David Zimmer. Recipes By Jane Rodmell
Everything you need to know to buy, prep, and grill lip-smacking, mess-making ribs, with recipes, rubs, marinades, sauces, and sides. Oh, and don’t forget the napkins! Recipes by Jane Rodmell.

Puttering

Real Tool
By Steve Maxwell

Reciprocating saw

DIY Weekend Renovator
By Steve Maxwell

Taking out a wall

Job Jar
By Andrew Lupton

Soldering tips

Go Green
By

Eco parking pads

Hit List
By

Cottager DIY mistakes

Stuff We Like
By Andrew Lupton

Hot water outdoors

Great Inventions
By

Fishing chair; a screen door for dogs

Waterfront

My favourite outing; Bowrider vs. gas guzzler; Don’t Ask Zim!; Restricted mobility kayak; Self-published photos; Car trouble; Reporter; bks 4 U 2 read

Real Estate

By

The benefits of leasing a lot from First Nations are many. If you’re up for the risks, that is.

Environment

By Conor Mihell

Will Ontario’s new pesticide ban finally kill the immaculate cottage lawn?

Cottage Q&A

By Jackie Davis

Camping on Crown land; venting the attic; weird tree growth; outhouse flies; liability concerns.

Cottage Style

By Corinna vanGerwen

Moose: The new must-have style icon.

Nature Scrapbook

Lady in waiting
By

The moccasin flower beguiles bees and cottagers alike.

Weekender

Rainbow connection

In cottage country, bright colours are everywhere.

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