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June 2009

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
Romance in the trees
Their spots of color have something to do with breeding and courtship. Who are they?
pg. 9
Clips & tips
Bookshelf: Kerplunk! and American Buffalo.
Win Great Prizes: 2009 photo contest.
Cool Stuff: Sport and photo optics.
Mosquitoes: It's skeeter season.
Summer Drink: The mighty mojito.
DVD spotlight: Kayak Fishing: Game On.
pg. 10
A stately game gets a serious shot of fun.
pg. 13
Perspectives
One unforgettable cabin wedding.
pg. 14
Best deck boats
The best of both worlds in one fun ride!
pg. 16
Protecting your waters from invasive plants.
pg. 18
Dock, boat life & ramp resource guide
All the info you need to start your search.
pg. 22
A delicious dessert in mere minutes.
pg. 29
Grill master
pg. 30
Life at my cabin
A busy teenage girl grows to love her cabin.
pg. 32
Cabin Home
All decked out for fun
A great deck continually offers you choices — at least three of which are wonderful.
pg. 35
Clips & tips
My Cabin: Camp Ga-Ga, Conneaut Lake, Pa.
Kid's Bookshelf: Monkey With a Toolbelt.
Reader's Tip: For the love of knotty pine.
Bookshelf: Cabins and Weekend Retreats.
Generators: Buying tips.
Cool Stuff: 8 ideas to help you set up your outdoor kitchen.

pg. 36
Dreams on paper
Home Plans: This cute and inviting cottage is full of surprises — including five porches to put you in touch with the outdoors.
pg. 40
Before & After: A cabin remodeling project sometimes takes a community — of friends.
pg. 42
Build a beautiful, functional retaining wall that will stand the test of time.
pg. 45
Two families — one in the Rockies and one on the Lake of the Ozarks — choose less maintenance and more time for fun.
pg. 48
Trim the cost of your homeowners coverage for your getaway.
PLUS: Insurance tips for renting your place.
pg. 50
COVER STORY: A small spacious stunner in the valley
Featured Getaway: A cozy, modern hideaway borrows from the outdoors.
pg. 52
In Every Issue
From the deck
pg. 6
General delivery
pg. 7
Questions & answers
pg. 8
Premiere properties
pg. 60
Real estate directory
pg. 61
Marketplace/country store
pg. 62
Classifieds
pg. 64
Featured advertisers index
pg. 65
Lights out:
Anything is Possible
pg. 66
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