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February 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
Cabin living
Capturing a priceless moment.
pg. 13
Sports and recreation
A dock with a Twist: Uneven lake bottom? No worries.
Docking Your Personal Watercraft: An integrated dock/PWC ramp solution.
Wooly Warmth: Beat the chill with the wonder fiber!
Lift Your Boat with One Finger: Remote control makes stowing easy.
pg. 14
Tips & advice
Deer-resistant Plants: 10 top picks: Fill your garden with beautiful vegetation that's less likely to be nibbled.
Travel Resorts: Work or play: It's all about relaxing on the ranch.
Lower Your Insurance Bill: How to save money & prevent theft.
pg. 15
Tips to keep snakes, raccoons, coyotes & other bothersome critters away.
pg. 16
Rain garden
The benefits of capturing downpours.
pg. 22
On the water
Boats with More! 6 Cabin Life picks for sizzling style, peak performance & fantastic fun.
Evolving Engines for Boats & PWCs: Yes! They're greener, cleaner & meaner.
Kayaks: Time to Upgrade? It's no wonder paddling is hot!
Canoe Your Cares Away: A gorgeous new boat, plus accessories for comfort & peace of mind.
pg. 24
Photo contest winners
Inspiration, beauty, laughter & fun — a celebration of cabin living.
pg. 34
Entertaining and grilling
15-minute Meal: Linguini with Garlic Mushrooms
Wine Trends: Wondering what to serve with dinner?
Grilling Recipe Contest: Win these great prizes!
Grill Master: The great chef revisits two reader favorites.
With recipes for:
The Perfect Steak
Ginger-grilled Tuna Steaks
pg. 40
Cabin Home
Easy gardening
Try container planting — it's a snap!
pg. 45
Design tips
Fiber Cement Siding: Enjoy this low-maintenance cladding.
Care for Your Deck: Prepare now for the lounging & entertaining season.
Generators: Tips on choosing the one you need.
Interior Paints & Stains: Water or oil? What's best for your project?
pg. 46
Putting dreams on paper
Give life to your fantasies about a new or renovated cabin.
pg. 48
Outdoor living tips
Alfresco Furniture: Hot colors and trends in outside seating.
Patio Heaters: Cozy up with these decorative warmers.
Fire Rings: The latest on form, function & safety.
Hot Tubs: Extend the life of your spa with these 5 tips.
pg. 52
Desert retreat
Featured Getaway: One family enchanted by the West's untamed spirit.
pg. 54
Saving water
Going Green: 17 new appliances, devices & ideas make it easier to conserve.
pg. 58
Boat, PWC, motor resource guide
Spring fever? Prepare for this season's boat shows by browsing here first!
pg. 62
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 8
Questions & answers
pg. 10
Premiere properties
pg. 66
Real estate directory
pg. 67
Marketplace/country store
pg. 69
Classifieds
pg. 72
Web index
pg. 73
Lights out:
Save the Fishies!
pg. 74
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