August 2010

Cabin Life brings you the joy of cabin, cottage and lakehome living with ideas, information, and inspiration for your special place. Gorgeous photos, beautiful cabins, renovation ideas, delicious recipes and fun weekend projects are only a few of the things you'll receive in every issue of Cabin Life magazine. 
Cabin Living
Dive In
Don't miss a moment of this season
pg. 9
Clips & Tips
Gardening: Planting for privacy.
Bookshelf: Twelve by Twelve; Wilderness Survival Guide.
Bird Watch: American bittern.
Summer Drink: Pomegranate julep.
Cool Stuff: New gear for the barbeque.
Flick Pick: An instant animated classic.

pg. 10
The office that paddles together, stays together.

pg. 14
A sampling of rugged and striking designs by Big Sky craftspeople.

pg. 16
Living the Dream
Newlyweds move to the cabin – and immediately stop talking to each other.

pg. 19
7 fun games around the dock everyone will enjoy!

pg. 20
Explore, fish & stay fit!

pg. 22
Know your enemy before joining the fight against these exotic pests.

pg. 24
Geocaching – a great way to get the family up and out.

pg. 28
Lazy gardeners rejoice! These DIY pots take the work out of gardening.

pg. 30
Quick & Easy Gourmet
3 tasty breakfast ideas – start your day off right.

pg. 34
Grill Master
A rickety grill – with the grill master’s skill – magically turns out great fare.
with recipes for:
Grilled Blue Cheese & Beef Sandwiches
Grilled Shrimp & Watermelon Pita
Grilled Pound Cake with Peaches.

pg. 36
Cabin Home
Time for a Makeover
Call it what you will – a redo, redux, remodel, renovation or makeover; here are 49 ways to give your place a fresh look.

pg. 39
Clips & Tips
My Cabin: An incredible escape, Putnam Valley, N.Y.
By the Numbers: Renovation facts.
Cabin Style: Tiles, tiles & more tiles.
Shade Solutions: Sometimes the best ideas come from Mother Nature.
Septic: Insider tips for a healthy system.
Rust Removal: Ideas for solving those pesky hard water stains.
The Half-log Way: This construction method has come of age.
Insurance: Beyond homeowners coverage.
pg. 40
Dreams on Paper
Home Plans: Is the best feature the abundance of windows or the central two-way fireplace? You decide.

pg. 45
Cover Story: A new sunroom & dazzling deck become this family’s favorite place.

pg. 46
Going Green: From quick fixes to major projects, you can save big $.

pg. 50
8 hot new trends in railings & post caps.

pg. 52
Lounging Time
Cool Stuff: 7 comfy chaise lounge choices.

pg. 54
Powering Your Project
Make sure you get the juice you need to complete this weekend’s honey-do list.

pg. 56
DIY: When battling energy vampires, it’s a question of time vs. money.

pg. 58
DIY: 5 steps to a job done right.

pg. 59
Rubber Roof Redo
A unique and eco-friendly choice.

pg. 60
In Every Issue
From the Deck
pg. 6
General Delivery
pg. 7
Question & Answer
pg. 8
Premiere Properties
pg. 61
Real Estate Directory
pg. 61
Marketplace / Country Store
pg. 62
pg. 64
Featured Advertisers Index
pg. 65
Lights Out: A New Baby Gumball
pg. 66
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