Music and cottaging go together, whatever the genre, especially for these tuneful celebs.Salad Days of Summer
When the weather gets steamy, freshen up your lunch, dinner, or picnic with a cool, crisp salad.You’re Invited
Guests and hosts can relax at the lake with these essential tips from our etiquette expert. Let’s all get along, people.I Don’t Do Simple
Or does she? This seasoned host makes weekend entertaining look easy. Find out how (and what she serves).The Showman & the Chef
A restaurant owner and a professional chef share their trade secrets for big crowds and big meals at the cottage.Hot Stove League
Outdoor pizza ovens are in! Whether you build one or buy one, here’s what you need to know to get cooking.
A new water sport: What’s SUP?; News on water levels; Summer fiction reads; The return of Ann Vanderhoof; Products to start fires and to put them out; One cottager’s trash…; Reporter; Rest stops vs. the cottageSolutions
Use screws betterShow & Tell
Send us your storage secrets and ideasJob Jar
Repair a single-glazed windowTrade Secrets
Electrician’s tipsReality Check
A new, updated handsawGreat Inventions
Wheelbarrow-chair combo; a pontoon-boat docking system
Blueberry decline; speeding boats; loon markings; outhouse product to break down waste; inspections in unincorporated townships
Brides’ day revisited: What happens when 25 cottage brides come together on a small, vacant island? One wild party.
Puff daddy: Puffballs pack a powder punch, spreading spores far and wide
Sunny, chance of a shower: Now that’s a summer downpour we can get behind!