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Fast Food Burger Stuffing

Fast Food Burger Stuffing

Fast Food Burger Stuffing Most likely, you have heard of the famous White Castle stuffing recipe, as it has become a sort of cult favorite recipe, much like the legendary sliders themselves. Our problem with it is that much like the late night, post-bar little […]

Perfect Banana Bread

Perfect Banana Bread

You don’t need any other banana bread recipe than this one. It is simple and extremely adaptable to many different creative ideas. There are two variations that you can consider. First, is what razzle dazzle do you want to add to the batter. You can […]

Why You Need Tow Straps AND D-Ring Shackles

Why You Need Tow Straps AND D-Ring Shackles

Why You Need Tow Straps AND D-Ring Shackles Anyone that is enjoying the “Rustic Life” also knows the reality of living outside of major roads and cities: you get stuck! Whether it is muddy roads, soft paths in the woods, off-road vehicles or snowmobiles, our […]

The Best Hunting and Barrier Scents

The Best Hunting and Barrier Scents

The Best Hunting and Barrier Scents Most of the cabin owners that contribute to Cabin Spaces are hunters, but we all use one scent brand – Conquest Scents. They don’t sponsor this site or advertise on it, but after the recommendation of one of the […]

Get Organized – Wall Control Kits

Get Organized – Wall Control Kits

Get Organized – Wall Control Kits One of the main problems with having a cabin or cottage is storage and staying organized. Space is often at a premium, and a lot of time is lost trying to find tools and gadgets, and garages, sheds, and […]

How To Prune a Tree

How To Prune a Tree

How To Prune a Tree A little know how on the growth of a tree and some quick technique study will make any landowner a pro at pruning their trees. Many gardeners and people who manage woods get a little free and loose with their […]

Tortellini with Lemon and Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Tortellini with Lemon and Brussels Sprouts Recipe

You will love this bright, summer or fall recipe, and will have people thinking you really put together a difficult and fancy dinner. What makes this such a great “rustic” type recipe is that it takes one main ingredient, the Tortellini, and the rest of […]

Crock Pot Maple-Glazed Meatballs (Appetizer) Recipe

Crock Pot Maple-Glazed Meatballs (Appetizer) Recipe

The Swedish meatball was such a staple of parties in the 70’s and the 80’s, but has not been a particularly revered dish, even in today’s “foodie” craze. It still remains fairly popular in the upper Midwest, with so many people with Northern European backgrounds, […]

Crock Pot Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Crock Pot Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Need a unique dessert that can feed the masses and won’t take you all day to bake? This slow cooker Cherry Cobbler recipe is one of the easiest desserts you will ever make and will allow you to concentrate on other things you need to […]

Crock Pot BBQ Beef Sliders Recipe

Crock Pot BBQ Beef Sliders Recipe

Sliders are one of the trendiest bar foods today, and a favorite of hipster “Gastro Pubs”. The origin of these small sandwiches was in diners where the prep work was “slid” across a large flat top heating surface. Devotees to the style of sandwich have […]

Exotic – Rustic Design Accents

Exotic – Rustic Design Accents

Exotic – Rustic Design Accents Our Friends at Xotic Brands have some of the most interesting design accents that become instant conversation pieces for your rustic design plan. One item can set the tone for a room, and can be “focal point” type design elements. […]

Sea Foam – A Rustic Living Essential

Sea Foam – A Rustic Living Essential

Sea Foam – A Rustic Living Essential When coordinating all of our ideas in creating Cabin Spaces, the cabin owners / contributors had three common concerns that came up for everyone, regardless of where our rustic getaways are: Water Treatment. We created a post called: […]

Thanksgiving Shopping Checklist and Best Recipes

Thanksgiving Shopping Checklist and Best Recipes

Thanksgiving is all about planning and preparation. With proper planning and shopping, you can create a Thanksgiving that is stress free.  It all starts with picking out your recipes and doing your shopping early.  The following is a list of some suggested tried and true […]

Authentic Sauerbraten Recipe

Authentic Sauerbraten Recipe

Sauerbraten is one of the most popular dishes in Germany, and is perfect for rustic living. It is basically a roast familiar to what we all have made in the slow cooker, but the difference is with the long marinating time and the unique flavor […]

Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin With Cherries Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin With Cherries Recipe

Pork loin is one of the easiest, elegant dinners to make, that makes you look like a trained chef. Bacon adds a richness to the pork that a marinade or herb topping can’t deliver. This is easy to prepare and hard to mess up, which […]

Pumpkin Spice Holiday Bundt Cake Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Holiday Bundt Cake Recipe

Once you have done a few Bundt cake recipes, you start to wonder what can’t these things create. We have explored a lot of recipes, but just list our tried and true ones on here. This is probably our favorite Christmas desert, and might produce […]

Breakfast Muffins Recipe

Breakfast Muffins Recipe

Cabin breakfasts are one of the things that people remember when visiting you, as smells have a very important part of memory. Therefore, it is always recommended to make a breakfast with some bacon when you have guests. However, we are not all experienced line […]

Crock Pot Beer and Cheese Soup Recipe

Crock Pot Beer and Cheese Soup Recipe

Beer and cheese soup is one of those dishes that you seem every now and then on the menu at a diner, you have it, love it, and say you are going to have to make at home but never do. After working through a […]

Crock Pot Brats in Beer Recipe

Crock Pot Brats in Beer Recipe

If you are cooking for a group, the crock pot is one of the most handy devices to have around. It is, perhaps, the most used cooking vessel in a cabin kitchen for many, and there is a very good reason for that.  First, it […]

Easy Pull Apart Pizza Bread Recipe

Easy Pull Apart Pizza Bread Recipe

A great example of why we love Bundt pans at the cabin- they are incredibly versatile. The origin of this recipe appears to emulate a classic “monkey bread” recipe, where eaters pull from the cake little balls that make up the entire cake.  In this […]

Rum Bundt Cake for the Holidays Recipe

Rum Bundt Cake for the Holidays Recipe

The Bundt pan is one of the staples of a cabin kitchen, the desert version of the slow cooker. It is a piece of engineering perfection, heating cakes evenly and creating perfect portions. As you can see, we feature the Bundt cake in numerous recipes, […]

Planting Bulbs for Bees

Planting Bulbs for Bees

Planting Bulbs for Bees In many areas of the country, fall is an excellent time for planting flowering bulbs. If you plan well, you can find areas all around your property from your formal garden, on your lawn, along borders, between other flowers, and even […]

Thanksgiving Cabin Decorations

Thanksgiving Cabin Decorations

Thanksgiving Cabin Decorations Some inspirations for decorating your cabin for Thanksgiving. Set of 6 Turkey Tea Light Candleholders Fall and Thanksgiving Centerpiece with a set of 6 turkey tea light candle holders Set includes 3 standing and 3 setting for a total of 6 Approx. […]

Coq au Vin Recipe

Coq au Vin Recipe

The classic French country chicken recipe was generally cooked with an older rooster or a harder to prepare bird, that would benefit from the slow braising, but most modern recipes just use regular chicken portions. It is basically a slow cooked chicken in wine with […]

Stuffed Beef Rolls – Rindsrouladen Recipe

Stuffed Beef Rolls – Rindsrouladen Recipe

This is a very popular dish all over Germany and in many German-American homes. This recipe is the classic one, but it varies greatly from region to region. The key to the dish is the use of gherkins or dill pickles. We have found in […]

Tips for Cooking Venison

Tips for Cooking Venison

Tips for Cooking Venison Hunting season means anticipating your favorite venison meals. Venison is a delicious, healthy, versatile, and self sustainable food that needs a little extra help to be at its best. However, with a few tips and tricks, you can master cooking the […]

What is a HugelKultur?

What is a HugelKultur?

What is a HugelKultur? Have extra twigs, dead trees, leaves and other compost AND you want an incredibly efficient and self-sustaining way to garden? You should try a centuries old method of creating HugelKultur. Very simply put, you build a long shallow trench, add some […]

10 Cool Cabin T-Shirts

10 Cool Cabin T-Shirts

10 Cool Cabin T-Shirts Our good friends at Mason Jar Label T-Shirts picked out their favorite 10 rustic / cabin T-Shirts, and we just love them. These shirts are extremely well made, comfortable, durable, and are perfect for wearing around the cabin. Mason Jar Label Shirts […]

Bow Hunting Checklist

Bow Hunting Checklist

Bow Hunting Checklist What follows is an exhaustive list of what you might need depending on how you hunt. For example, for hunters that can walk out and hunt on their property, you won’t need to worry about kitchen gear. On the other side of […]

10 Cool Signs for a Cabin

10 Cool Signs for a Cabin

10 Cool Signs for a Cabin Bear Crossing Sign 12″ x 12″ screen printed on caution yellow Sturdy .032 aluminum sign with rounded corners Predrilled hole for hanging This sign is screen printed isare suitable for indoor or outdoor use Features a picture of a […]


Rustic Decor for the Cabin

Exotic – Rustic Design Accents

Exotic – Rustic Design Accents

Exotic – Rustic Design Accents Our Friends at Xotic Brands have some of the most interesting design accents that become instant conversation pieces for your rustic design plan. One item can set the tone for a room, and can be “focal point” type design elements. […]

Thanksgiving Cabin Decorations

Thanksgiving Cabin Decorations

Thanksgiving Cabin Decorations Some inspirations for decorating your cabin for Thanksgiving. Set of 6 Turkey Tea Light Candleholders Fall and Thanksgiving Centerpiece with a set of 6 turkey tea light candle holders Set includes 3 standing and 3 setting for a total of 6 Approx. […]

10 Cool Signs for a Cabin

10 Cool Signs for a Cabin

10 Cool Signs for a Cabin Bear Crossing Sign 12″ x 12″ screen printed on caution yellow Sturdy .032 aluminum sign with rounded corners Predrilled hole for hanging This sign is screen printed isare suitable for indoor or outdoor use Features a picture of a […]

10 Rustic Decor Focal Points

10 Rustic Decor Focal Points

10 Rustic Decor Focal Points Faux Life Size Moose Antlers European skull by Muskoka Lifestyle Products Most realistic replication produced guaranteed. As seen in Muskoa Lifestyle Products. Beautiful 61″ spread with a double Palm and 15X13 points. This is truly a trophy replication. Perfect addition […]

10 Perfect Coffee Table Books for a Cabin

10 Perfect Coffee Table Books for a Cabin

10 Perfect Coffee Table Books for a Cabin North American Wildlife: An Illustrated Guide to 2,000 Plants and Animals North American Wildlife is a valuable reference guide to the most common and conspicuous wild plants and animals in North America. Birds and butterflies, ferns and […]