December 2010

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
Snow Day
Get the most out of unexpected winter fun.
pg. 11
clips & tips
Bookshelf: A pair of unconventional arts & crafts books.
Stargazing: Don’t miss this meteor shower.
Bird Watch: Dark-eyed junco.
Boat Shows: What kind of shopper are you?
Winter Grilling: Frigid days but full of flavor!
Road Trip: 5 great family car games.
Decorating: Make your own ornaments!

pg. 12
A little magical intervention helps one man remember to live in the moment.

pg. 16
This year, stay warm and dry on your outdoor winter adventures.

pg. 18
A newbie shares the tale of her first winter angling experience.

pg. 20

The info you need to pick the perfect pair.

pg. 20
Do you have room in your heart (and garage) for a new machine?

pg. 24
living the dream
Relax: A simple message that these cabin lovers have learned to take to heart.

pg. 25
quick & easy gourmet
Smoking fish isn’t as difficult as you think.
with recipes for:
Easy Smoked Fish,
Smoked Salmon Dip

pg. 26
grill master
The secret to the perfect grilled duck.
with a recipe for:
Grilled Duck Without Tears.

pg. 28
31 fresh ideas for festive occasions.

pg. 30
Cabin Home
simply cozy
‘Tis the season to gather ‘round the fireplace.

pg. 35
clips & tips
My Cabin: At the lake, not on it, Houghton Lake, Mich.
Bookshelf: Muskoka.
A Better Fireplace: A cleaner burning fire.
Green Ideas: The biomass hearth.
Appliances: Tips for deciding when it’s time to buy new.
Better Windows: Hot innovations.

pg. 36
dreams on paper
Home Plans: This mountainside cottage packs a lot of living into 1,625 square feet.

pg. 39
Design Ideas: Get inspired with these 4 looks, from naturally rustic to comfortably elegant.

pg. 40
3 tips to ensure better water.

pg. 44
Featured Getaway: This well-designed retreat offers four seasons of family fun.  
PLUS: 10 style tips for your modest rooms.

pg. 46
Going Green: Slash your costs with this renewable and inexpensive energy source.

pg. 52
Before & After: A getaway in “A River Runs Through It” country is transformed from bland to beautiful.

pg. 54
In Every Issue
from the deck
pg. 6
general deliver
pg. 7
questions & answers
pg. 10
pg. 61
country store
pg. 63
featured advertisers index
pg. 64
real estate & classifieds
pg. 65
a cabin christmas past
pg. 66
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