Articles in: Cool Stuff

Best axe to buy for splitting wood

5 Jul 2021 Cool Stuff

best axe for splitting firewood
Every cottage owner needs a good splitting axe to cut firewood for the wood stove. Choosing the right axe is important to ensure you can split the logs efficiently and not put yourself at risk of an injury. Read the full article

How to Choose a Generator for a Cabin or Camp

13 Jun 2021 Cool Stuff

generator for a cottage
A generator is an essential piece of equipment to buy for an off-grid cabin, cottage, or camp. It is also a good idea to have a generator for back-up power at a cottage that has electricity, especially when the cabin serves as your home for several months of the year. Read the full article

Best Lawn Mower for a Cottage

18 May 2021 Cool Stuff

cottage lawn mower
There are essentially three types of lawn mowers: push, gas, and electric. The best type of lawn mower to buy for a cottage depends on the size of the yard, the slope of the property, the cabin’s location, and the availability of electricity. Read the full article

Top Winter Activities for Cottagers

10 Feb 2021 Cool Stuff

Cross Country Skis
The top winter activities at the cottage are always the ones the entire family can enjoy. Read the full article

Secret to Cleaning Eavestroughs

24 Apr 2018 Cool Stuff

how to clean leaves in eavestroughs

Cleaning the eavestroughs is an important part of the spring and fall maintenance process at the cottage. It’s normally a nasty job, but we figured out a way to make it easy! Read the full article

Top 5 Gifts for Your Cottage Mom

18 Apr 2018 Cool Stuff

These unique gifts will show your favourite cottage Mom how much the family appreciates all her hard work at the cabin. Read the full article

New Cottage in Old Style Decor

15 Mar 2017 Cool Stuff

Old Snow Shoes

Many people are replacing old cabins with brand new cottages, but want to retain the traditional cabin charm. Read the full article

What Just Washed Up on Shore?

10 Feb 2017 Cool Stuff

Stuff that washed up on shore Walking the shoreline after water levels drop can turn up some interesting finds. Read the full article

Winter fun at the cottage

17 Dec 2016 Cool Stuff

winter at the cottage

Winter is a great time of the year to have some outdoor fun at the cottage. Read the full article

Top Gifts for a Cottage Dad

15 Jun 2016 Cool Stuff

The best gift for a cottage Dad is one that he would love to have but normally wouldn’t buy for himself. Read the full article