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July/August 2008

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. 
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Cabin Living
Splendid season
Make this summer one to remember!
pg. 11
Clips & tips
Watermelon: Easy ways to enjoy this sweet summer treat.
Win Great Prizes: Photo contest.
Boating: Over 50 years of pontoon fun!
Ticks: More reasons to dislike them.
Bookshelf: Pontoon and Planet Earth.
pg. 12
Perspectives
Desperately seeking cabin. One man's search for the perfect getaway.
pg. 16
12 great ideas to keep the sun shining all year long.
pg. 19
Water fight!
It's kids vs. adults in an epic aqua battle.
pg. 20
Separating fact from fear.
pg. 24
Adventuring off the beaten path has never been more foolproof.
pg. 26
What's the best kayak or canoe for you? These 6 tips can help you choose.
pg. 28
Real life monsters
A look at some terrifying invasive species.
Warning: Not for the faint of heart.
pg. 31
Some of your best catches may be waiting just underfoot.
pg. 33
Grilling contest winners!
These delicious award-winners prove that simple and quick doesn't mean bland.
1st Place: Backyard Breakfast on the Grill.
2nd Place: Cuban Sliders.
3rd Place: Grilled Salmon with Cilantro & Tomatoes.
pg. 36
Cabin Home
A blessed kitchen
This is one instance when a lightning strike was a good thing!
pg. 39
Clips & tips
Deck contest: Get yours featured in Cabin Life Magazine.
My Cabin: Alsea River, Ore.
Doors: More than an entryway.
Cool Stuff: 5 products to control pests.
pg. 40
Dreams on paper
Featured Plan: Relaxed comfort & style. You'll never leave this fantastic deck.
pg. 44
An outdoor shower: A refreshing way to enjoy summer!
pg. 45
A loving restoration
pg. 47
How's your hardware cred?
Test your knowledge of stains, sealants & caulks.
pg. 51
As luck would have it
Featured Getaway: It's rustic ranch style, for a couple who loves horses, huskies & mountain living.
pg. 52
A guide to fractional ownership
Real Estate: Does your lifestyle make you an infrequent cabin user? Check out this alternate way of buying into a getaway.
pg. 58
Going Green: 10 great ideas for walkways, driveways, patios — & more.
pg. 61
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 8
Questions & answers
pg. 10
Premiere properties
pg. 64
Real estate directory
pg. 66
Marketplace/country store
pg. 68
Classifieds
pg. 72
Featured advertisers index
pg. 73
Lights out:
My dad knows a guy ...
pg. 74
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