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May 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
Serenity & simplicity
Slow life down to a paddle stroke — and leave stress in your wake.
pg. 11
Clips & tips
Photo Tips: Take great nature photos at your place.
Win Great Prizes: Photo contest.
Skipper Test: How much do you know?
PWCs: 5 steps for successful spring riding.
NEW!: Malibu Boats goes Corvette!
Cool Stuff: From fun fishing toys to tough boat covers.
pg. 12
Perspectives
Can a cabin save a marriage? Columnist Paul Sullivan has the answer.
pg. 15
Increase the biodiversity at your place — and have fun doing it.
pg. 16
For your lake's sake
Covet clear blue waters? Lake shore owners show how to get it  and keep it.
PLUS: Lakescaping tips you can use to keep your shoreline beautiful.
pg. 22
Pontoon mania
PHOTO FEATURE: Readers  and their dogs — are crazy for pontoons!
pg. 28
Adrenaline rush!
Zipping through the twists, turns, fads & phenomena of boat-towed sports.
pg. 30
Grill master
Try tapas! These savory appetizers will have you snacking on the deck all afternoon.
With recipes for:
Grilled Portobellos with Balsamic Vinegar
Grilled Lemon & Garlic Calamari
Grown-Up Grilled ham & Cheese

pg. 33
Moveable feast
Host your own paella party!
With recipes for:
Seafood Deluxe Paella
Refreshing Sangria

pg. 36
Cabin Home
A timbered welcome
When nature and design work together, the results are an unforgettable home.
pg. 39
Clips & tips
Cool Stuff: From power tools to pruners.
My Cabin: Paradise found; Owls Head, N.Y.
pg. 40
Dreams on paper
Featured Plan: Ideal for a lake lot.
pg. 42
Need new windows?
How to shop smart.
pg. 43
New Hampshire hideaway
Featured Getaway: A road less traveled brings a couple to the perfect spot.
Community Spotlight: The region of Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee, N.H.
pg. 44
If endless stairways and erosion are getting you down, maybe it's time for an incline loft or tram.
pg. 50
Into the woods
TRUE STORY: "I can't believe I get to live here." The rewards (and setbacks) of one couple's 1st year of log cabin living.
pg. 52
Ideas you can use — whether you're in the Wood Only Crowd or a Friend of Sheetrock.
pg. 56
What's your favorite look? Beautiful (& functional) chinking options.
pg. 57
Paint, color & decorating tips to complement your home's wood tones.
pg. 60
Your crowning glory
Going Green: New roof in your future? Check out contemporary roof choices.
pg. 61
Live comfortably — and save energy too
Going Green: What ENERGY STAR appliances can do for you.
pg. 62
Deck contest
Get yours featured in Cabin Life Magazine.
pg. 38
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 8
Coming in future issues
pg. 25
Premiere properties
pg. 64
Real estate directory
pg. 66
Marketplace/country store
pg. 68
Classifieds
pg. 72
Featured advertisers index
pg. 73
Lights out:
Grandpa Knows Best
pg. 74
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