February 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
Capturing Memories

Just one of the amazing shots submitted to this year's Photo Contest.

pg. 9
Clips & Tips
Grill Maintenance: Get fired up for the cookout season.
Bookshelf: The National Parks; The Hidden Life of Deer.
Bird Watch: Cheery chickadees.
Skipper Test: Test YOUR knowledge!
Gardening: Spring-blooming bulbs.
pg. 10
My First Ride

A rookie rides the waves on a PWC.

pg. 14

A wannabe water-skiier makes a big splash.

pg. 16

Let the hiking fun shine on all night long.

pg. 22
Photo Contest Winners

Readers capture cabin living on the water and off!

pg. 24
Living the Dream

One couple finds the perfect space — in the perfect place.

pg. 32

Mac & cheese from scratch — comfort food becomes cuisine!

pg. 33
Grill Master
Spice up your steak with South American flavor!
with recipes for: Argentine Flank Steak, Chimichurri Sauce.
PLUS: Wine pairings.
pg. 34
Boat/PWC/Motor Resource Guide
pg. 19
Cabin Home
Rustic Character

Designing with reclaimed wood can give a cabin personality-plus!

pg. 37
Clips Tips
My Cabin: Signs of life & laughter; Independence Township, Penn.
Stone Floors: TLC tips & tricks.
Bookshelf: Stone Designs for the Home.
Remodeling: 5 ideas to guide you.
Fireplace Facts: How does yours rank?
Cabin Style: Beautiful rustic bathroom faucets.
Reader's Tip: Security the high-tech way.
pg. 38
Dreams on Paper
Home Plans: Comfort meets nature with this bungalow-style cottage.
pg. 42
Two Great Outdoor Kitchens

Ideas for any budget.

pg. 44
Big Storage Solutions
Steel Buildings: 6 tips to get the most for your dollar.
pg. 46
Going Rustic with Reclaimed Wood

Old-growth timber finds new life in retreats from Colorado to Minnesota.

pg. 48

Three families show how they've made their places welcoming to all ages and agilities.

pg. 53
Metal Roofs
Going Green: 7 gorgeous, energy-saving options for capping off your cabin.
pg. 56
Beautiful Rustic Art

These artisans can make your retreat feel as inviting as an old friend.

pg. 58
In Every Issue
From the Deck
pg. 6
General Delivery
pg. 7
Questions & Answers
pg. 8
Premiere Properties
pg. 61
Real Estate Directory
pg. 61
Marketplace/Country Store
pg. 63
pg. 64
Featured Advertisers Index
pg. 65
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