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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

Personal Space
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An addition was the answer for renovators who needed more privacy at the cottage.

The Coolest Cottage on Earth
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Cottaging in Nunavut is just like cottaging anywhere else—except for the wildlife, the ice, and the 24-hour sunshine.

Welcome to Dead Wood
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When a tree dies, it’s good for more than just firewood. A visitor’s guide to the sustainable forest community in our local snags.

Hands Across the Water
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How a white male accountant and a brash Anishnabai woman bridged the great divide on Lake Temagami.

Grill Guide to Great Chicken

By David Zimmer. Recipes by Jane Rodmell
Barbecue chicken and serve it up in succulent style, with recipes, rubs, glazes, marinades, and more. Finger lickin’? You bet!

Puttering

Saturday Project
By Raj Chaudhry

5 boards = 1 bench

Go Green
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Eco-friendly windows

Stuff We Like
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Polyurethane beams

Hit List
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Skill-building courses

Real Tools
By Paul Lewis

The smart tape measure

DIY Weekend
By Steve Maxwell

Build a better dock

Indispensable
By Steve Maxwell

Marine hardware

Great Inventions
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Shower stall to outhouse; outhouse to wood shed

On the Waterfront

My favourite dump guy; PWCs at 40; Green Cottager Awards; Punk campfire lover; Turtle X-ray; Reporter; Common reed; A friendly otter; Don’t ask Zim!; DayClocks; Alien hand; Border rules

Cottage Coup

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How not to find a friend.

Legacy

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A replica loaded up with memories.

Cottage Q&A

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A slithery situation, road rage, bug lights.

Cottage Style

By Leslie Young and Catherine Doherty.
Repurposing junk too good for the dump.

Nature Scrapbook

Mighty Mouse
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Woodland jumpers spring into action.

Weekender

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You are now in the skinny-dipping zone.

Where To Find It

Photo Journal


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