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.

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Saucy Beef Chili
The key to a perfect chili dog? This saucy beef chili.
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Chili Dog Recipe
In my book, if there’s one hot dog that epitomizes greatness, it’s a chili dog. This is the granddaddy of them all.
4 Tips to Building the Perfect Burger + Hot Dog
4 Tips to Building the Perfect Burger + Hot Dog
It’s easy to take hot dogs and hamburgers for granted. After all, they’re everywhere: at fast food joints, picnics, ballparks...
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Summer Reading List: 10 Suspensful Books for the Cabin
Looking for a little thrill and suspense this summer? Read these books about adventure, the wilderness and finding yourself in ...
Why Sitka, Alaska is the Perfect Place to Build a Seaside Cabin
Why Sitka, Alaska is the Perfect Place to Build a Seaside Cabin
Read on to find out why Sitka, Alaska is the perfect place to build your rugged, seaside cabin along its stunning shoreline.
How to Stain a Patio
How to Stain a Patio
Want to turn your plain patio into an inviting outdoor oasis? All you need is one weekend and an easy-to-use concrete staining ...
Campfire Stories: 4 Steps to Safely Build a Campfire
4 Steps to Safely Building a Campfire
Whether you’re a hardened survivalist, an experienced camper, or just enjoy spending time outdoors, anyone can appreciate the b...
Pecan Praline Bundt with a Caramel Glaze
Pecan Praline Bundt with a Caramel Glaze
This decadent bundt cake is sure to please any guest at the cabin.
Pineapple Upside-Down Bundts
Pineapple Upside-Down Bundts
This recipe is fun twist on a classic cake. Liven up your kitchen with your very own upside-down bundt.
Spiced Apple Hazelnut Monkey Bread
Spiced Apple Hazelnut Monkey Bread
If you've got a sweet tooth, you'll love this packed-with-flavor monkey bread.
Apple Cider Recipe
How to Make Homemade Apple Cider
This easy fermentation apple cider recipe is perfect for beginners, and can be served hot or cold.
Pickled Cucumbers
Pickled Cucumbers Recipe
These pickled cucumbers are the perfect healthy snack for any get together.
Homemade Beer
How to Make Homemade Beer
Discover the wonders of home brewing with this traditional beer recipe.
3 Easy Fermentation Recipes to Try
These simple recipes are perfect for beginners looking to try fermenting for the first time.
Chipotle Beef Chili
Chipotle Beef Chili
A super-satisfying hot bowl of chili is made even better with a touch of smoky heat from the chipotles and your own dried veget...
Blueberry Pancakes
Blueberry Pancakes
There’s nothing like classic pancakes studded with your own dried blueberries to make a good cabin trip even better.
GORP with a Twist
GORP with a Twist
“Good Old Raisins and Peanuts” has come a long way since we were kids. Combine as many dried fruits and nuts as you like to get...
Waffled Veggie Tots
These veggie tots are the perfect cheesy snack for anyone with an old waffle maker lying around.
Crispy Crab Cakes with Chipotle Aïoli Recipe
Crispy Crab Cakes with Chipotle Aïoli
Using your waffle maker has never been so delicious. If you love crab cakes, you’re sure to love this quick, easy and delightfu...
Morning Waffled Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
Morning Waffled Cinnamon Rolls
These waffled cinnamon rolls are a delicious way to mix up your breakfast routine.