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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

The Sheer Pluck Club
By

Think you’re too old to cottage? Take a cue from these survivors and their secrets to longevity.

Chip Truck Confidential
By

Mmm! The fries at these roadside wagons always draw a crowd. But they’re not the only attraction.

Builders & the Beach
By Jay Teitel

Welcome to Big Sand Bay on Christian Island, where artsy meets eclectic meets quirky. The beach is fantastic too.

Close Encounters of the Bear Kind
By

Seems like they’re everywhere in cottage country these days. What’s really happening with our hairy, hungry neighbours?

The Big Finish
By Jill Snider

Sweet treats to use up your summer pantry—peanut butter, cereal, even the pretzels!

Waterfront

Fall fairs rock on; fair-sized events; forest by Forfar; eating singlehandedly; world’s biggest small catch; reporter; prep-kitchen peek; provincial election time; great reads; you’ve got moose mail

Puttering

Materials
By Steve Maxwell

Flooring alternatives

Stuff We Like
By

Extendable poles

Job Jar
By Michel Roy

Vinyl siding repair

Hit List
By Ryan Shervill

Fall closing-up reminders

Solutions
By

Easy edge-sanding jig

Great (Winch) Inventions
By

Wakeskating without the boat; bare-bones boat launch

Cottage Q&A

By Jackie Davis

Insurance for cottage raising; baseboard heater paint; fear of fungus art; winter water storage

Cottage Watch

Triage on the Trent-Severn
By

Who will fix the Waterway, and who will pay for it?

Solutions

Weapons of warm
By Andrew Lupton

Portable electric heaters

Nature Scrapbook

Evil eye
By

The striking berries of a doll’s eye plant are a warning to would-be pickers.

Weekender

The towel is the message: This bath sheet really says it all.


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