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

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Features

Drop-Off Zone
By

Create a multi-function storage space in an underused area of your cottage.

The White House
By

Vintage finds, a touch of whimsy, and a truck full of paint make for a simply stylish retreat.

Happy Trails
By

How a well-planned path takes you from here to there quickly, safely, and treading lightly.

Secrets of Presqu’ile
By

Smugglers, squatters, and shipwrecks: The MacKenzie clan has seen it all in six generations on Lake Ontario.

Flip It, Fold It, Wrap It, Stack It
By Jane Rodmell

The pancake isn’t just for breakfast anymore—from basics to crepes to clafouti and more.

Puttering

Saturday Project
By

Games table. Download the template for this project.

Real Tools
By Paul Lewis

Manual log splitter

Go Green
By

Household heating

Hit List
By

Ladder safety

Stuff We Like
By

Combination bolt lock

DIY Weekend
By Steve Stockton

Shore shrub-staking

Indispensable
By Steve Stockton

Native plants

Great Inventions
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Oil-tank trailer; dinner board

On the Waterfront

My favourite trophy wall; Have sailing school, will travel; Don’t Ask Zim!; Army bar-cart builders; Goats on the roof; Sanctuary bunkie; Animal groups; Reporter; The eco-shed; Our six-word cottage memoir contest

Cottage Watch

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You’ll be getting your updated property assessment any day now. Don’t panic. Here’s how to handle it.

Solutions

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It sneaks in quietly, invisibly, imperceptibly. The cottage hazard you can’t detect and the essential device that can.

Cottage Q&A

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Burning garbage; defibrillators; air intake for woodstoves; deer deformity; ice scours.

Nature Scrapbook

Travellin’ blues
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The jays are movin’ on.

Weekender

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Lesser-known cottage-closing traditions.

Where to Find It

Photo Journal


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