Create a multi-function storage space in an underused area of your cottage.The White House
Vintage finds, a touch of whimsy, and a truck full of paint make for a simply stylish retreat.Happy Trails
How a well-planned path takes you from here to there quickly, safely, and treading lightly.Secrets of Presqu’ile
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
The pancake isn’t just for breakfast anymore—from basics to crepes to clafouti and more.Saturday Project
Games table. Download the template for this project.Real Tools
Manual log splitterGo Green
Household heatingHit List
Ladder safetyStuff We Like
Combination bolt lockDIY Weekend
Native plantsGreat Inventions
Oil-tank trailer; dinner board
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
You’ll be getting your updated property assessment any day now. Don’t panic. Here’s how to handle it.
It sneaks in quietly, invisibly, imperceptibly. The cottage hazard you can’t detect and the essential device that can.
Burning garbage; defibrillators; air intake for woodstoves; deer deformity; ice scours.Travellin’ blues
The jays are movin’ on.
Lesser-known cottage-closing traditions.