October 2011

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. 
These cabin allies too often get a bad rap.
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Special photo feature: 10 reader photos spotlighting fantastic fall moments.
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Learn a few constellations and you'll have a familiar friend every clear night.

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The Best ATVs for the Cabin
Only have room at the cabin for one power toy? You can't go wrong with one of these.

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Hook some whoppers at the surface – a fantastic angling fight you don't want to miss!

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An expert shares four ways to build bit-by-bit so you can pay-as-you-go.         

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A Georgia woman's treasured getaway is rich with history and full of memories.

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This build-it-yourself double chair set will become the focal point of your deck or patio.

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First in a Series. In this issue: reclaiming hidden spaces under the stairs.

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A family renovates their Door County cabin from the foundation up.

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Home Building Guide
Before you build or renovate, start your research here.

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Great finds from the Pacific Coast.

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Expert tips for ensuring your aqua is A-OK.

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Food, Friends & Fun

Three spooktacular drinks help you celebrate the harvest season in sweet sipping style.

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Martini


Caramel Apple Martini

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Quick and Easy Gourmet

Move aside the burgers and brats, and clear the way for a smoky, grilled meal your guests will never forget.

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Veggie Spanish Rice

Fried Plantains (Tostones)

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Grill Master Tender and Tasty Lamb

Three recipes showcase this often overlooked meal in all its delicious glory.

Grilled Double Lamb Chops

Shish Kebab

Rotisserie-grilled Gyro at Home

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In Every Issue
How to deal with a snake problem, plus tips for septic field maintenance.
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From the Deck

Birding, seasonal storage / insurance advice for your boat, book reviews, eco-friendly outboard motors, advice for the would-be landlord, the latest and greatest in patio and deck heating options, choosing a generator, and more!

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My Cabin
Great stories of cabin fun from readers in Michigan and New York.

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The View from Here

Paul Sullivan: An outdoor lover's adventures in the cabin rental world.

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Dreams on Paper

Floor plan: A stunning two-bedroom log home with room to grow.

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Lights Out

Is working from your getaway right for you? Here are some things you should consider before moving your office to your cabin.

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