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



Family Island

Four generations of cottagers count their blessings and keep traditions alive at their magical Muskoka retreat.

Gently Down the Shore
By Charles Long

Long before outboards made their strident voices heard, oar-powered craft ruled the lakes of cottage country. Peapods and punts, wherries and Whitehalls - it's hard to resist the pull of a traditional rowboat.

Out on a Limb
By Tom Carpenter

A cottage couple's quest for a down-to-earth lifestyle led them to a bunkie in the trees.

Movers & Shakers

When winter ice threatens to demolish cottage docks and boathouses, bubblers and agitators can keep the frozen lake at bay.

Also in this issue

Savoury soups and stews
Cutting capital gains
Turtle eggs
The poisonous fly agaric
Joint ownership
Protecting lake views
A call for cottage shoes
Stifling rattling fan blades
Mississagua Lake real estate

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