Cottage building plan: The Chesapeake
The Chesapeake has a sizeable entry situated next to spacious kitchen and dining room. The great room has cathedral ceiling with tall windows and a large central fireplace. An attached garage and mudroom entry are conveniently...
How to take better photos at the cottage
The articles below provide the expert advice you need to ensure you don't miss some of the best moments at the cottage.
Lake ice destroys Manitoba cottages
While spring weather is known to wreak havoc in cottage country, it's often after the ice melts. But last Friday, a lakeside community in Western Manitoba declared a local state of emergency after strong winds managed to push...
The 10 commandments of steak
It’s easy math: Friends + sunshine + steaks on the grill = A perfect cottage weekend. Unless you mess up the steak part. Which won’t happen, if you follow these 10 commandments from the experts at Cottage Life and Muskoka...
Cottage building plan: The Heighington
This executive design has all the amenities expected in any quality home. The covered log entry welcomes you into the foyer. The large kitchen, complete with wrap-around countertop, compliments both indoor and outdoor dining....
Tree care tips for cottagers
From taking down to an entire tree to trimming a few branches, below are all the tips you need to keep you, and the tree, safe.