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Share your antique collection with Cottage Life’s new TV show!

Do you have a home, outbuilding, or property filled with antiques? Or did you inherit a collection of vintage items from family or a friend and are looking to purge or sell the items? Do you have a great story about a family...

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10 key questions to ask before choosing a cottage insurance policy

Your cottage is your home away from home — a sanctuary to escape from everyday stresses. It’s a place to decompress, reconnect with the land and create a lifetime of wonderful memories with friends and family. But for some...

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Upgrades that will increase your cottage’s value

The reasons people choose to upgrade a cottage vary, but the value and cost of those upgrades will almost always impact their decisions. If you plan to use your cottage for years to come, your choices will likely differ from those...

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Special considerations for insuring winterized cottages

Winter cottaging may not be for you, but some cottagers actually prefer visiting their retreat at that time of year. Whether it’s the serenity of the season, the lack of crowds, the ample opportunities for winter sports, or the...

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Guide to Safe Cottage Celebrations

From picnics to pool parties and beach barbecues, outdoor celebrations are an integral part of Canadian summers at the cottage. Having fun at the cottage doesn’t mean only having incredible parties, but making sure your party...

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15 upcycled planters perfect for the cottage

"From trash to treasure" will take on a whole new meaning for you once you check out the upcycling ideas in this gallery. Upcycling is not only a great way to be thrifty, but it's also the perfect opportunity to add a unique touch...

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5 safety tips for boating at the cottage

A joy of cottage life often involves walking down to the dock and taking the boat out to indulge in a variety of activities like fishing, parasailing, or water skiing. For the less active among us, there’s always the joy of...

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Embrace nature with these five cottage landscape upgrades

Love the lay of your land, but looking to take your property to the next level? We’ve come up with five ways to enhance your cottage’s landscape without sullying the pristine natural setting that drew you to it in the first...

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Time to reconnect: Kevin and Cynthia

Kevin and Cynthia’s love story started with a letter. In 1965, Kevin lived in Kent, England, where he worked as a solider for the British Army. Cynthia was training to become a nurse in a small parish not far from Kevin’s...

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How to create the perfect open-concept space

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