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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

Featured

The Castaway
By Conor Mihell

She really gets away from it all: six months every year at a remote island lighthouse on blustery Lake Superior—alone, naturally.

Hot Spot How-To
By

Everything you need to know to build yourself a steamy hot cottage sauna.

A Happy Makeshift Vision
By

Al Purdy’s A-frame in Prince Edward County is the most important literary cottage building in Canada. Or maybe that’s his outhouse.

Dash & Dine
By Monda Rosenberg

You survived the Friday night drive. Reward yourself with a delicious dinner that’s a cinch to prepare and a pleasure to serve.

Cottage Boating 2011

The Amazing (Non) Race
By Pat Lynch

A sunny day on the water and a rally like no other.

Honey, I Sunk The Boat
By

Ten common mistakes and how to avoid them.

Floating Solutions
By Douglas Hunter

Too many die on the water. Now we know why.

Waterfront

Supersize it!; Big roadside attractions we’d like to see; Return of the Norisle; Are mosquitoes necessary?; New spring books; An unusual appetizer; Reporter; Watery crime scene investigator; Board game remix; Blue-green algae news; On assignment

Puttering

Solutions
By David Zimmer

Trucker's hitch

Go Green
By

Considering microhydro

Skill Set
By Susan Peters

How to remove a splinter

Job Jar
By Michel Roy

Squeak-free stairs

DIY Weekend BBQ
By Andrew Lupton

Spring tune-up for barbecues

Great Inventions
By

Grill wind screen; A better toilet roll hanger

Cottage Lore

Lawyer v. Skunk
By

Our smelly guest refused to leave. Time for tactic No. 487.

Cottage Q&A

By Jackie Davis

Annoying, gross wood roaches; planting between patio stones; insulating the floor; septic tank disposal; are these hairballs?

Nature Scrapbook

Where’s walleye?
By

It’s a busy spring of eating, spawning, and hiding in the dark.

Weekender

Gentleman, start your engine

Ready to get back on the water?


Tonight on Cottage Life

  • 06:00 pmCOTTAGE CHEESE
  • 06:30 pmWEEKEND RENO
  • 07:00 pmBUYING THE BAYOU
  • 07:30 pmMY RETREAT
  • 08:00 pmGEORGE CLARKE'S AMAZING SPACES
  • 09:00 pmBROJECTS
  • 09:30 pmDECKS, DOCKS, AND GAZEBOS
  • 10:00 pmCOLIN AND JUSTIN'S CABIN PRESSURE
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  • 11:00 pmBUYING THE BAYOU
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