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September/October 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
The great outdoors
8 great ways to have fun in the wild!
pg. 11
Clips & tips
Bookshelf: Merle's Door and Fool's Paradise.
Win Great Prizes: Photo contest.
Cool Stuff: Outfitting the outdoorsman and woman.
pg. 12
Know thy waterway
7 tips to find the perfect boat for your waters.
pg. 16
Perspectives
Man vs. musky: Sometimes it's a matter of one more cast.
pg. 21
Battling milfoil
A lake association takes back its lake.
pg. 22
Fall fun awaits! Take a cool, crisp hike without the crowds.
pg. 24
When to be a lumberjack — and when to call in a pro.
pg. 26
Grill master
Have a tailgate party on your deck!
With recipes for:
Grilled Jalapeno Poppers
Garlicky Chicken Thighs
Spice-rubbed Pork Chops
pg. 28
Secrets to perfect pie
Simple, easy tips for a super slice.
With recipes for:
Simple Homemade Pie Crust
Brown Bag Apple Pie

Divine Pear and Cranberry Pie

pg. 30
Cabin Home
Deck time
At the cabin, the deck rivals the kitchen for the place guests like best.
pg. 33
Clips & tips
Personality Quiz: Hot tub or sauna person — which one are you?
Heat up the Night: A great patio heater.
Living on Cabin Time: does anybody really care what time it is?
DIY or No?: Considerations for installing a generator.
My Cabin: An unexpected purchase; Kentucky Lake, Tenn.
pg. 34
Dreams on paper
Featured Plan: Exciting outdoor living — Bright sunny deck, reading nooks & more.
pg. 37
The cabin that fits you just right
How to plan for a getaway that will comfortably meet your needs.
pg. 38
Surprise! My wife, the log home builder
Dreams Come True: A city girl becomes an expert with a chainsaw.
pg. 42
Cooking up a great kitchen
Warm & inviting, it's the perfect backdrop for casual gatherings and hearty meals.
pg. 48
6 tips for a long-lasting, sturdy deck — from decking to fasteners to footings.
pg. 50
Eco-friendly roofing
Going Green: 5 reasons to think beyond traditional asphalt shingles.
pg. 53
Deck contest
Get yours featured in Cabin Life Magazine!
pg. 10
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 8
Questions & answers
pg. 10
Premiere properties
pg. 58
Real estate directory
pg. 60
Marketplace/country store
pg. 61
Classifieds
pg. 64
Featured advertisers index
pg. 65
My first trip to the cabin
pg. 66
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