June 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
celebrate summer
Grab some sunblock – it’s time!

pg. 9
clips and tips
Summer Drink: Ginger summer shandy.
Bookshelf: Night Sky; An Entirely Synthetic Fish.
Bird Watch: Common yellowthroat.
Cool Stuff: Great gear for stargazing & birdwatching.
Photo Album: Reader pics from the web.

pg. 10
A man accustomed to room service heads into the wild.

pg. 14

Join the cabin book club with these perfect summer page-turners.

pg. 16
downhill mountain biking
Hills & thrills: Ski areas aren’t just for winter anymore!

pg. 18
Special Report: How lake associations are fighting against Eurasian watermilfoil.

pg. 22
best deck boats
4 perfect picks for fun on the water.

pg. 24
living the dream
A father’s dream builds a lifetime of mountain memories.

pg. 26
quick & easy gourmet
Terrific tortillas & tostadas – a fast, simple way to spice up your cabin cuisine.

pg. 32
grill master
Our BBQ pro shares the recipes that made him a master!
with recipes for:
Lamb Burgers with Dried Plums,
Grilled Maple-glazed Sausages,
Maple-mustard Dipping Sauce.

pg. 34
Dock, Ramp & Boat Lift Resource Guide.
pg. 27
Cabin Home
summer pleasures
Vacation home owners have trended toward year-round use. But there’s something special about the season of sun & fun!

pg. 37
clips & tips
My Cabin: All about the journey, Eastern Nebraska.  
Bookshelf: Compact Cabins.
Legal Insight: Contract for deed.
Cool Stuff: Shady ideas for beating the sun’s heat & glare.
pg. 38
dreams on paper
Home Plans: A cute craftsman cottage, totalling 1,171 square feet.

pg. 41
Renovated for family and fun, a 1970s Montana cabin is poised to create memories for years to come ...

pg. 42
DIY: Find your way at night and illuminate your place’s best features. These how-to tips make it easy & inexpensive.

pg. 48
a dream inspires a timber frame rebuild
Featured Getaway: With luck and love, this family built their cabin in paradise.

pg. 50
innovative decking
Its beauty is similar to exotic Brazilian woods, its cost compares to composite materials and its lifespan almost equals that of treated wood.

pg. 56

Combining nature & technology.

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. 62
pg. 64
featured advertisers index
pg. 65
the perfect cabin day
pg. 66
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