April/May 2004

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. 
Cool grills
Check out three of the hottest trends for 2004.
pg. 34
Made for the shade
Grass won't grow? Use ground covers to create a carpet of green under trees.
pg. 43
Easy, breezy outdoor spaces
Adding the finishing touch with a porch, patio or terrace.
pg. 46
A home for all seasons
When does moving to your retreat full time make sense?
pg. 53
Build your own bridge
A wooden garden bridge is easy to build and looks terrific in any yard.
pg. 58
Keeping live bait lively
Tips for keeping your worms wiggling and your minnows swimming.
pg. 64
Photo tips
Going digital. Understanding pixels, resolution and the printing of digital photos.
pg. 68
Quiet please
Taking back decibels to preserve some serenity.
pg. 70
Making natural paper
The ingredients are all around you.
pg. 72
Fiddling With The Roof: Rain in the cabin. What was I to do?
pg. 22
Putzing around
Now You See It... How to camouflage, disguise and hide those darn well and septic pipes.
pg. 24
Wild things
Feathered Friends: Simple tips for identifying birds.
pg. 26
Fun & games
Pontoon Mania: Load 'em, float 'em, rock 'em, dock 'em.
pg. 28
Sports & rec
Will I Float? Life vests have come a long way, baby!
pg. 30
Fit for the cabin
Sweet Dreams: Welcome spring with the perfect comforter, quilt or blanket.
pg. 76
Moveable feast
Hot and Sassy Salsas: Recipes to spice up your summer fun.
pg. 78
Grill master
Grilling With Beer Contest: And the winners are...
pg. 80
Lights out
Innocence Lost: An adolescent boy's comedy of errors.
pg. 106
In Every Issue
From the deck
Looking forward to summer.
pg. 6
General delivery
Letters from Cabin Life, Cabin Living readers.
pg. 8
Clips & Quips
Cool stuff for work and play, property values, deck care, good mussels, bookshelf, and more.
pg. 10
Questions & answers
How to treat greywater; where to find framed art.
pg. 20
Regional spotlight
Whitefish, Montana.
pg. 90
Photo album
Photos from readers' favorite getaways.
pg. 89
Premiere properties/real estate directory
pg. 91
Marketplace/country store
pg. 97
pg. 105
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