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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

He Says, She Says
By

Industrial or homey? To build the cottage of their dreams, a husband and wife use teamwork to bring together their disparate visions.

Whose Island Is It Anyway?
By

When the development demon comes calling, is the only good cottager the one who's already there?

Sweet Refuge
By

For these women, an unassuming cottage on a quiet river is a place to slip between the unbearable past and an insecure future.

All Its Glory
By Jill Snider

Fresh, ripe, and always surprising, the midsummer tomato is making the most of its moment in the sun.

What's Going On Down There?
By

Does your basement or crawl space suffer from mould, poor ventilation, or water damage? Time to call Dr. Damp.

Escape to Barbecue Island
By Ryan Shervill

Build our grillside work centre, create space for food prep and tool storage, and kiss your free time goodbye.

Waterfront

My favourite tipple; Vintage Playmates for rent; Don't ask Zim!; From China to the lake; BBQ reads; Have a Galileo moment; Reporter; Download a book or pick one up; Follow that blue raven

Real Estate

By

Your shoreline may be built on Crown land—and payment is due.

Cottage Q&A

By Jackie Davis

Moss, lichen on wood; highway paving; permits for a new dock; succession

Cottage Style

By Corinna vanGerwen

Make your guests more comfortable: Plan ahead with these 13 organizing tips.

Puttering

Hit List
By Corinna vanGerwen

Flashlights

Go Green
By

Friendly fishing

DIY Weekend Mason
By Charles Long

Stone patio

Indispensable
By Charles Long

Paving stones

Saturday Project
By Catherine Doherty

Cribs repurposed

Job Jar

Nuts-and-bolts chess set

Great Inventions
By

Wood cart; this fly swatter's a keeper

Where To Find It

Nature Scrapbook

A royal tour
By

After a Mexican winter, monarchs fly north to fortify their numbers.

Weekender

Off duty

Relax, you're at the cottage.


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