December 2013

Cabin Life December 2013 cover
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. 
From the Editor
What's your favorite activity at your cottage, cabin, lakehome or camp?
pg. 6
No matter the season, the fireplace is the heart of the home. COVER STORY
pg. 28
Decorations could be hiding in the attic or at a thrift store.
pg. 33
The best live music venue in northeastern Minnesota is a log cabin living room.
  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bonus photos of the log cabin that doubles as a live concert venue.
pg. 36
Special Family Cabin
Treasured tales of life at the mountain ski retreat of beloved humor writer Erma Bombeck.
pg. 42
Hidden in Plain Sight
The beautiful, powerful Great Horned Owl may be easier to see than you think.
pg. 46
2014 Snowmobiles Made for Touring
Explore more ground at your winter retreat with a touring sled.
pg. 48
In Every Issue
From the Deck
pg. 8
My Cabin
Log cabin in the New Hampshire mountains and a four-season Pennsylvania retreat.
pg. 20
Winter splendor.
pg. 24
Now & Then
Gifts homemade with love.
pg. 26
Grill Master
pg. 52
Quick & Easy Gourmet
Yummy desserts with a little bit of help from nature’s nectar.
pg. 54
Dreams on Paper
Special expanded floor plan section: contemporary cottage, cozy log cabin, timber retreat and rustic getaway.
pg. 60
Across the pond.
  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: More about this winter escape on the shores of Almsee Lake in the Northern Alps of Austria.
pg. 66
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