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November/December 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
Snacking season
Ring in the holidays with great recipes to warm you all winter long.
pg. 11
Clips & tips
Bookshelf: Driftwood, The Last Fish Tale, and A Splintered History of Wood.
The Great Indoors: Cures for cabin fever.
Relive Summer: 7 ways to bring those sun-kissed days back.
Pontoon Mania: It's coming!
Vodka: It's not just for drinking anymore.
pg. 12
Perspectives
'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the cabin ...
pg. 19
Take the newest trends in powersports out for a spin.
pg. 20
Feel the joy of skiing from your cabin's deck!
pg. 22
Capture the spirit and history of your place.
pg. 25
Cabin Life recipe box
Readers share some holiday favorites!
Carrots au Gratin
Candy Wild Strawberries
pg. 32
Grill master
Easy and hearty appetizers for entertaining — and for yourself!
With recipes for:
Grilled Parmesan Garlic Bread
Roasted Red Pepper Dip
Sweet & Spicy Chicken Wings
pg. 34
Wine and spirits
Festive drinks to keep away the chill.
pg. 36
Life at my cabin
Let it snow, let it snow, let it ... okay, enough with the snow.
pg. 37
Gift guide
Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.
pg. 28
Cabin Home
Winter magic
The draw of the cabin is so great that many brave chilly, snowy days to visit the place they love best.
pg. 39
Clips & tips
My Cabin: Dream catcher; Fort Garland, Colo.
Vacation Homes by the #s: Who's buying second homes, and what are they buying?
Rental Agreements: Tips for drafting a good cancellation policy.
So Very Popular: Half of all U.S. homes have at least one of these.
Cable Railings: A hot trend in deck design!
pg. 40
Moving the sunset
Before & After: One couple loved this cottage so much they moved it across a lake on a steamship.
pg. 42
Dreams on paper
Nothing Could be Sweeter: A country-style charmer designed for enjoying the outdoors.
pg. 45
Your hearth can be more than just a pretty face. It can help you cut heating costs too.
pg. 46
Snowboard haven
Featured Getaway: A casual and simple retreat for a fun-loving family who loves the ski hill.
pg. 48
Wintering at the cabin
These couples explore the joy of their retreats during the cold weather months.
PLUS: 9 Terrific Wintertime Activities.
AND 8 Great Seasonal Products.
pg. 52
Eco-myth vs. eco-fact
Going Green: Test Your Knowledge!
pg. 56
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 7
Premiere properties
pg. 58
Real estate directory
pg. 60
Marketplace/country store
pg. 61
Classifieds
pg. 64
Featured advertisers index
pg. 65
Lights out:
Go, mama, go!
pg. 66
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