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April 2008

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
Take me fishing
Feel the joy; introduce a child to angling.
pg. 11
Clips & tips
Cool Stuff: Wet & wild water toys.
Cool Stuff: For your paddling pleasure.
Deerproofing: Try a clean approach!
Win Great Prizes: Photo Contest.
pg. 12
Perspectives
Humorist Paul Sullivan shows how life comes full circle.
pg. 16
Surviving a wildfire
Surviving a Wildfire
Is your place safe? Lessons learned from the fires of 2007.
PLUS: Tips for defending your cabin.
pg. 19
14 tips for success so they'll come back for more.
PLUS: Test your boating knowledge with the Cabin Life Skipper Test.
pg. 26
Prepared for fun? Comfort? Emergencies? Be ready for everything with these 10 essentials.
pg. 30
Moveable feast
Soup and sandwich in a snap — maximum flavor and minimum kitchen time.
With recipes for:
Mushroom & Brown Rice Soup
Provolone Pesto Sandwich
pg. 32
Grill master
pg. 33
Cabin Home
One of a kind
What makes your place uniquely yours?
pg. 37
Clips & tips
Crazy for Decks: Tips for TLC.
Deck Contest: Get yours featured in Cabin Life Magazine!
Doors to your World: Two styles, too cool.
Flooring: Try bamboo for durability.
Trends: Cabin design.
Outdoor Lighting: A soft glow.
My Cabin: A Slice of Heaven.
Power Up: Top 10 reasons you need a generator.
Alternative energy: Wood pellets.
Miracle Dock? Can it really repel pesky gulls?
Flood Insurance: Saved on a rainy day.
pg. 38
Putting dreams on paper
Featured Plan: A weekend retreat long on deck and porch space — and charm.
pg. 44
The perfect land — 10 tips for finding yours!
Tried and true insights — from an actual cabin buyer who's learned the hard way.
pg. 46
Everything old is beautiful again. A couple restores their place with vintage decor.
pg. 50
Ranch retreat
Featured Getaway: A vacation home in the Arizona high country with a special view of the starry, starry nights.
Community Spotlight: Greer, Ariz.
pg. 54
Harness the wind
Going Green: Comparing alternative power systems for cabin use.
pg. 60
12 steps to good health and longevity!
pg. 62
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 8
Questions & answers
pg. 10
Premiere properties
pg. 64
Real estate directory
pg. 67
Marketplace/country store
pg. 68
Classifieds
pg. 72
Featured advertisers index
pg. 73
Lights out:
City Girl Meets Her Match
pg. 74
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