March 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
Gear Up for the Season

The tips, tricks and info you need to make this the best cabin season yet.

pg. 11
Clips & Tips
Photo Tip: Getting the perfect shot.
Bookshelf: Two Coots in a Canoe: The Bird.
Skipper Test: Test YOUR knowledge!
Bird Watch: Hermit thrush.
Cool Stuff: Wet & wild water toys.
pg. 12

A sap for maple syrup.

pg. 15
Best Tow Sports Boats

More power, more features and more fun for you!

pg. 16
What's New in Water-Skiing?

The latest and greatest tools and tips.

pg. 18
The Right PWC for You

How to pick the perfect ride.

pg. 20
Fishing Bait Battle

Live vs. artificial in an angler's showdown.

pg. 22
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Get fit & have fun — anywhere there's water!
pg. 24
Does Your Dock Need a Raise?

Lake level too high? Too low? These ideas can help your dock go with the flow.

pg. 27
Living the Dream

The long journey "home" for a Cuban exile. A return to childhood memories.

pg. 32

Making cabin comfort food at Boyne Highlands Resort in Michigan.

pg. 33
Grill Master
Add more sizzle — Grilling with bacon!
with recipes for:
Bacon-wrapped gourmet dogs,
Stuffed bacon-wrapped chicken breasts,
Bacon-wrapped asparagus.
pg. 34
Cabin Home
Lovingly Restored

When you need a fireplace built for your 140-year-old cabin, who do you call? An 85-year-old stonemason, of course.

pg. 37
Clips & Tips
My Cabin: A mother & daughter's perspective; Rogersville, Tenn.
Bookshelf: Rustic.
Cabin Legacy: 6 reasons to create a trust.
Real Estate: Sealing the deal.
Alert Systems: Protecting your retreat from flooding, freezing and more.
Cool Stuff: Preparing to beat the summer heat and glare.
Insurance: Protecting your property during remodeling.
Renting Your Place: Security tips for rental owners.
pg. 38

A family restores an historic 1874 Colorado cabin to its original glory.

pg. 42
Dreams on Paper
Home Plans: A cozy 950-square-foot country-styled vacation home.
pg. 47
Ask the Contractor
NEW! In this new feature, the Cabin Life contractor conquers your cabin maintenance problems.
pg. 48
Handcrafted Cottage

A timber-frame retreat in Maine is an island paradise with strong family roots.

pg. 50

You can make the grade ... better.

pg. 54
Old Boathouse Becomes Cozy Fun Pad
Before & After: A weekend project costing less than $500 results in a poker pad/gameroom with a priceless view.
pg. 56
Paint Your Cabin or Cottage Green

Safe & eco-friendly tips for a spring spruce-up.

pg. 59
In Every Issue
From the Deck
pg. 8
General Delivery
pg. 9
Questions & Answers
pg. 10
Premiere Properties
pg. 61
Real Estate Directory
pg. 61
Marketplace/Country Store
pg. 63
pg. 64
Featured Advertisers Index
pg. 64

Letting Magic Happen.

pg. 66
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