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Living the Cabin Life

Now that you've found and built your perfect cabin, it's time to reap the benefits of cabin life. Enjoy outdoor recreation like hiking and boating, learn about the nature that resides around your property, and prepare for hosting large families and guests so you're stress-free.

Tomatillo Guacamole
Tomatillo Guacamole
This recipe is a unique twist on a classic. The flavor of the tomatillos in the guacamole will turn your boring dip into a brilliant dish.
DIY Deck Planters
DIY Deck Planters
These inexpensive planters are easy to customize and will give your deck a personalized touch.
Chopped Slaw
Chopped Slaw
This chopped slaw is eat to make and even easier to eat. Use it as a topping on a sandwich or as a simple side dish for your su...
Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Cider Sauce
Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Cider Sauce
Unless you’re from Texas, pork rules when it comes to barbecue. And there’s no better sandwich than this pulled pork masterpiece.
Chipotle-Honey Sweet Potatoes
Chipotle-Honey Sweet Potatoes
This side dish is a unique way to liven up any main course. Simple to make, it is sure to become your new favorite recipe.
Rubbed and Glazed BBQ Ribs
Rubbed and Glazed BBQ Ribs
This recipe is designed for those of us who want good barbecue ribs every time—but don’t want to spend our entire day at the gr...
Barbecue Basics: How to BBQ
Barbecue Basics: How to BBQ
Become a grill master with these basic barbecue tips. When it comes to proper barbecuing technique, patience is definitely a vi...
Classic Potato Salad
Classic Potato Salad
This classic potato salad recipe is the perfect summertime side dish. And did we mention it's delicious, too?
Root Beer Barbecue Chicken
Root Beer Barbecue Chicken
We're not kidding when we say this barbecue chicken is the best we've ever had. After one bite, you won’t want it any other way.
Check Out This Amazing Deck Makeover
Check Out This Amazing Deck Makeover
A bare and boring deck didn’t entice anyone to head outside to relax — but a dramatic makeover turned it into the perfect outdo...
Decorate Your Outdoor Seating Area with Style
Decorate Your Outdoor Seating Area with Style
It doesn't take a lot to enjoy spending time in the garden, but following these decorating tips can make your outdoor seating a...
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White Sangria
A refreshing summer drink that pairs well with a light seafood dinner.
How to Tap a Maple Tree
How to Tap a Maple Tree
A sugar maple is the most popular tree to tap due to the high concentration of sugars.
Scrambled Egg Trout
Scrambled Egg Trout
This scrambled egg trout recipe brings me right back to that feeling of happiness and connection with each other and is by far ...
Forager’s Pot Pie
Forager’s Pot Pie
After we’ve had a full day of running or exploring in the out- door air on a fall or winter day, there’s nothing quite like ser...
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Chopped Salad with Red Chili Shrimp and Grilled Vegetables
Seems like chopped salads are everywhere now. This one, loaded with the flavors of summertime, is topped with the sweet heat of...
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Ceviche Salad
How about a little blast from the past? Citrusy, light-tasting grilled seafood gives a classic spinach salad a refreshing makeo...
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Key Lime Bars with Berries and Cream
Creamy and oh so tangy, these easy-to-bake bars will make a fabulous finale for your next grilled feast.
Pros (And Cons!) of Deck + Patio Flooring
Pros (And Cons!) of Deck + Patio Flooring
Of the many choices involved in building a deck or patio, which material to use is one of the most important. This guide will e...