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March 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
For the birds
The eastern bluebird bears good news.
pg. 13
Clips & tips
Cool Stuff: Outfitting the Outdoorsman.
Sunglasses: Style & protection — Have it all.
Cameras: How can small be big?
Beverage Storage: Problem solved.
Win Great Prizes: Grilling Recipe Contest.
Kayaking Made Easy: A Better Paddle.
Owls: What are they trying to tell you?
Bookshelf: Birds of North America.
pg. 14
Humorist Paul Sullivan reveals why tree removal is not for everyone.
pg. 18
How do they navigate from here to there — and back again?
pg. 20
Happily ever after: Tips and topics to consider for your big move.
pg. 22
The rewards and joy are not in the catch. It's all about the journey.
pg. 26
It's not just for master woodworkers. You can make your own beautiful craft — here's how.
pg. 28
Gear up for boating
PFDs: Save a life  yours.
Skipper Test: Measure your boating skills.
Communication: Ship to shore made easy.
Boat Insurance: Need It?
pg. 30
Wet, wild, fun — and safe. Tips for pulling inflatables behind your boat.
pg. 36
Grill master
Grilled street fare from NYC to your cabin deck.
With recipes for:
Simple Grilled corn
Halal-style Chicken with White Sauce
Vietnamese Caramelized Pork
pg. 38
Well-stocked & ready
Unexpected guests? How to make sure there's always something for dinner.
PLUS: A list of essentials for your pantry.
pg. 40
Cabin Home
Fantasy cottage
A blend of styles: farmhouse and Adirondack, with a southern twist.
pg. 45
Clips & tips
Cool Stuff: Patio furniture & accessories.
My Cabin: A 35-year love story.
pg. 46
Putting dreams on paper
NEW! Check out this issue's home plan, a cozy weekend retreat inspired by classic summer cottages along the East Coast.
pg. 49
.. can help you build a better cabin by adding character & personality, future-proofing and designing "green."
pg. 50
4 BIG IDEAS! Tips for building a new deck, redoing your kitchen, installing a new floor or adding a room.
PLUS: Cost estimates.
pg. 51
Beautify your home, control the climate: How to choose the best windows for your special getaway.
pg. 56
Mountain retreat
Featured Getaway: Explore a hideaway in the Great Smoky Mountains — so high off the ground it's literally in the treetops.
Community Spotlight: Town of Lake Santeelah, N.C.
pg. 58
Going Green: Solar power ideas for your place — from a little fun with the sun to off-the-grid solutions.
pg. 64
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 8
Questions & answers
pg. 10
Premiere properties
pg. 66
Real estate directory
pg. 68
Marketplace/country store
pg. 69
Classifieds
pg. 72
Featured advertisers index
pg. 73
Passing on Memories
pg. 74
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