WAYS TO ORDER

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

Features

A Note, a Riff, an Aria
By

Music and cottaging go together, whatever the genre, especially for these tuneful celebs.

Salad Days of Summer
By Jane Rodmell

When the weather gets steamy, freshen up your lunch, dinner, or picnic with a cool, crisp salad.

Entertaining Special

You’re Invited
By David Zimmer

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
By Sydney Loney

Or does she? This seasoned host makes weekend entertaining look easy. Find out how (and what she serves).

The Showman & the Chef
By

A restaurant owner and a professional chef share their trade secrets for big crowds and big meals at the cottage.

Hot Stove League
By David Zimmer

Outdoor pizza ovens are in! Whether you build one or buy one, here’s what you need to know to get cooking.

Waterfront

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 cottage

Puttering

Solutions
By

Use screws better

Show & Tell

Send us your storage secrets and ideas

Job Jar
By Michel Roy

Repair a single-glazed window

Trade Secrets
By

Electrician’s tips

Reality Check
By

A new, updated handsaw

Great Inventions
By

Wheelbarrow-chair combo; a pontoon-boat docking system

Cottage Q&A

By Jackie Davis

Blueberry decline; speeding boats; loon markings; outhouse product to break down waste; inspections in unincorporated townships

Cottage Coup

By

Brides’ day revisited: What happens when 25 cottage brides come together on a small, vacant island? One wild party.

Nature Scrapbook

By

Puff daddy: Puffballs pack a powder punch, spreading spores far and wide

Weekender

Sunny, chance of a shower: Now that’s a summer downpour we can get behind!


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