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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

Dare to Go Bare
By

On Barearse Island, the owners of this tiny, renovated off-grid cabin can do whatever they want—trousers optional.

Cast a Spell
By

Nothing says old-fashioned glamour like the enchanting verandahs of the Thousand Islands.

The Queen of Clubs
By Jay Teitel

At Sixteen Island Lake in Saint-Sauveur, Quebec, the Club has been at the heart of cottaging for more than a century.

Flip Your Lid
By Ryan Shervill

Is a metal roof worth the investment? Here’s what you need to know.

Grill Guide: Fish & Seafood

By David Zimmer. Recipes by Jane Rodmell. Includes:
Grilling techniques and tips
Does frozen beat fresh?
How to stop sticking
Sizzling, scrumptious recipes
Prep calamari like a pro
Dipping sauces
Shrimps, scallops, oysters, clams, mussels, and more

Waterfront

Return of the cougar; Animal second acts; Lifejacket rewards; A ROM-inspired woodshed; Long-distance swim primer; Turtle spat; Book shelf picks; News about leases; Four-legged photo assistant

Puttering

Solutions
By Paul Lewis

A smarter way to sharpen your chisels

Stuff We Like
By Andrew Lupton

Father’s Day gifts for dads who DIY

Job Jar
By Michel Roy

How to get a sticky sliding door rolling

Great Inventions
By

A swim raft on wheels; low-tech dryer for resealable plastic food bags

Cottage Q&A

Mossie lunch; UV-system tips; inheritance taxes; bylaws on rebuilding; glowing wood

Environment

By

Is this the last summer for eels?

Cottage Lore

By

My first job: A lake summer like no other.

Nature Scrapbook

By

Tiny terror: The six-spotted tiger beetle is fearsome, fast, and furious.

Weekender

“I approve this message!” And the last word goes to the chipmunk.


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