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May 2006

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
A building style just meant for cabin living.
pg. 44
Find the look you love. Your guide to log home styles.
pg. 50
It's a crucial step to realizing your log home dream.
pg. 54
Renewing your deck
How to make the wood look beautiful again.
pg. 60
Wanted: Cabin stuff
Finding just the right items for your decor online.
pg. 62
Pontoonmania
Pontoons on parade. Is having this much fun legal?
pg. 26
Spice up your life with homegrown flavor.
pg. 32
You may be relaxed, but is your pet on edge? Here's what you can do.
pg. 36
How many megapixels are enough?
A guide to buying the right digital camera for you.
pg. 66
Give your old gas grill a new lease on life.
pg. 68
Cabin Planner
pg. 43
Cabin Home
Clips & quips
Landscaping: 7 tips for low-maintenance care.
Book Shelf: Deerproofing, Whittling.
Beer: In search of the perfect glass.
Snack Time: Enjoy these spiced pecans.
Enter: 2006 Photo Contest.
Wild Birds: Fewer chemicals, healthier birds.
Cool Stuff: New & noteworthy tackle.
Docks: The beauty of bumpers.
pg. 12
Waterline Waterloo: The biggest mistake I ever made.
pg. 20
DIY Twig Basket: Create your own rustic accent with this easy project.
pg. 22
Fit for the cabin
Copper Creations: Man's oldest metal is both practical and pretty.
pg. 24
Fast-Food Fishing Bait: When conventional bait isn't work, try — burgers and fries.
pg. 30
Grill master
Grill Seafood Like a Pro: Master mussels, squid and a no-crumble crabcake.
Grill-Smoked Mussels
Greek Calamari
Grilled Crabcakes

pg. 74
Moveable feast
Which Wine? Perfect choices for foods fresh off the grill.
pg. 80
Regional spotlight
Lake Okoboji, Iowa
pg. 82
Golf and the Cabin Guy: Torn between two loves.
pg. 98
In Every Issue
From the deck
Love Those Logs: Each log home is unique.
pg. 6
General delivery
Letters from Cabin Life, Cabin Living readers.
pg. 8
Questions & answers
pg. 10
Premiere properties/real estate directory
pg. 83
Marketplace/country store
pg. 91
Classifieds
pg. 97
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