November/December 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. 
Cabin Living
Holiday feasting

A roaring fire, family and friends gathered around the table -- and food, lots of food.

pg. 9
Clips & Tips
Bird Watch: The common redpoll.
Bookshelf: Born to Explore; Cold; and Adventures in the World's Frozen Places
Holiday Entertaining: Decorating the great outdoors.
Film Pick: Elf -- an instant classic.
Ski Lodges: A few spectacular slopes.
Winter Campfires: Create warmth outside.
Boat Shows: Your pre-season training guide!
pg. 10

Paul Sullivan weaves one whopper of a tale.

pg. 14
A few of our favorite things

Things we can't live without at the cabin.

pg. 15

These ATVs let you ride side-by-side. 

PLUS: What about the side-by-side snowmobile?

pg. 16
Photo album

Readers share pictures of winter fun.

pg. 19

Wet your line in the most tranquil season.

pg. 22

Loving winter one step at a time.

pg. 24
Living the dream

A couple plans their great escape.

pg. 30
Going Green: It's disposable, convenient, biodegradable -- and guilt-free.
pg. 31
Top secret recipes

Writers share some closely guarded family favorites!

Homemade Honey Wheat Bread

Grandma Tiny's Meatballs

Wild Rice Side Dish

pg. 32

Smoked turkey -- a tasty, oven-freeing way to prepare your holiday bird.

pg. 34
Gift guide

Ideas for everyone on your list.

pg. 26
Cabin Home
Family history

Our love of cabin living is often rooted in traditions.

pg. 37
Clips & tips
My Cabin: Bunkhouse revisited; Thornapple, Wis.
Christmas Tree: Keeping yours fresh.
pg. 38
New life for a cabin on the river
Renovation: "The first night we drove to our new place, we were greeted by a 'road closed due to high water' sign."
pg. 41

Winterizing tips for keeping your three-season cabin functioning comfortably year-round.

pg. 44

When planning your dream retreat, put a dreamy fireplace at the center of it all.

pg. 46
Don’t forget the fireplace when planning your dream cabin or log home
pg. 52

Featured Getaway: A story of a bum knee, strong family ties, love and a new retreat.

pg. 55
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
pg. 64
Featured advertisers links
pg. 65
Winter at glory B Ranch
pg. 66
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