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May 2009

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
Safe & sound
Attention all dog lovers! Make the trip to the cabin a little easier.
pg. 9
Clips & tips
Pet Travel Tips: Protecting your best friend.
Win Great Prizes: 2009 photo contest.
Security: Protect your property.
Bird Watch: The wonderful wood warbler.
Skipper Test: Test your knowledge!
Refreshing Drink: Summer Shandy returns.
Bookshelf: The Superorganism
pg. 10
Lost in the woods — what a lovely way to spend a day.
pg. 14
Best pontoon boats
Reviews of 4 fantastic floating fun pads perfect for your cabin.
pg. 16
10 tips from a world-champion instructor.
pg. 20
Finding the perfect match for your waters.
pg. 22
Your lake will love you for naturalizing the shoreline.
pg. 27
Take a closer look at this honey of an insect.
pg. 30
Grill master
Forget cereal! Try these recipes and you'll never look at breakfast the same way again:
Grilled French Toast a l'Orange
Fruit Kebabs with Honey-yogurt Sauce
Maple, Bacon and Tomato Sandwiches
pg. 32
Life at my cabin
A family's legacy — 33 years and counting.
pg. 34
PLUS:
Real estate community spotlight
pg. 24
Cabin Home
The best room
The best room in the cabin is sometimes not in the cabin.
pg. 35
Clips and tips
Their Favorite Part: The neighbors liked it so much, they all wanted one.
Tin Ceilings: Could this be the crowning touch for your place?
Bookshelf: Cut your energy bills now.
My Cabin: An oldie but goodie; Lake Geneva, Wis.
Cool Stuff: Retro & antique.
pg. 36
Renovation: This family's retreat doubles as a classic wooden boat museum.
pg. 40
How to keep this simple task simple.
PLUS: Tool tip of the month.
pg. 44
Inspiration strikes & a dream comes true
Featured Getaway: This family has found endless happiness in the Endless Mountains.
pg. 46
Keys to sharing the family retreat during challenging times.
PLUS: Tips for setting up a successful ownership structure.
pg. 50
Going Green: 5 top trends in building and renovating vacation homes.
pg. 53
DIY: paver patio
A winning game plan so you'll look like a champ.
pg. 55
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 7
Premiere properties
pg. 59
Real estate directory
pg. 59
Marketplace/country store
pg. 62
Classifieds
pg. 65
Featured advertisers index
pg. 65
Lights out:
The "Waterpark"
pg. 66
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