December 2005 / January 2006

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. 
Photo contest
See funny times, perfect moments and cabin owners' pride & joys.
pg. 24
25 ways to make it a snap.
#1: Think outside the oven.
pg. 30
The cabin planner
A special section on designing, planning, building, renovating.
pg. 33
Inside this place, a surprise awaits around every corner.
pg. 34
Seven tips for getting the most out of your hot tub.
pg. 42
Radiant floor heating
Find out why in-floor warmth is gaining such a following.
pg. 44
With an insert, you can keep the fire burning and get cozy warm.
pg. 46
Grill master
Grilled lobster — what better for a celebratory feast? With recipes for:
Succulent grilled lobster
Grapefruit/mint salsa
Citrus/soy vinaigrette
Grilled lobster salad

pg. 48
Moveable feast
A toast to winter with some special hot drink recipes.
pg. 52
Clips & quips
Base Layers: Warmth starts here.
Boat Parade: Santa wakeboards!
Snowmobiles: What's new for the season?
Indoor Lighting: Easy, rustic chandelier.
Cool Stuff: Mugs from around cabin country.
Bookshelf: Rapala: Legendary Fishing Lures.
Bookshelf: How to Break an Egg.
pg. 9
Message Board: Make this eye-catching project in just a couple days.
pg. 14
Fire the Fireplace: What's keeping me from ditching the logs and switching to gas?
pg. 19
Fun & games
Fits Like a Glove: Are you outfitted properly for your favorite cold-weather activity.
pg. 20
Winter Bird Feeding: The foods your winged friends can't pass up.
pg. 22
A year of Cabin Life
2005 story index.
pg. 53
Regional spotlight
Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona.
pg. 54
A D-icey Adventure: It was a hard-earned holiday trip — but worth it.
pg. 66
In Every Issue
From the deck
Family Traditions: How to build lasting memories.
pg. 6
General delivery
Letters from Cabin Life, Cabin Living readers.
pg. 7
Questions & answers
pg. 8
Premiere properties/real estate directory
pg. 55
Marketplace/country store
pg. 59
pg. 64
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