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Cool Winter Gadgets and Gear

Cool Winter Gadgets and Gear

Cool Winter Gadgets and Gear Perfect-Prime HP0710GR, Mobile Portable USB Power Heating Inner Small ( 39.3″ x 39.3″) Throw with 3 Temperature Controls Setting (Grey Color) This inner blanket is recommended to work with sleeping bag or outer blanket Temperature range: High 66°C,Medium 51°C,Low 37°C, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deer Feeders and Trail Cameras

Deer Feeders and Trail Cameras

Deer Feeders and Trail Cameras One of the primary reasons to have a cabin is to be able to be close to nature, specifically viewing deer and other wildlife from your home. However, just putting out food haphazardly can be dangerous to you, and is […]

10 Rustic Cooking Essentials

10 Rustic Cooking Essentials

10 Rustic Cooking Essentials Royal Dutch Cast Iron 1815 – 11 Piece Cook Box Set with Large Skillet, Sauce Pot and Vintage Carrying Storage Box -Premium Cast Iron Cookware COMPLETE COOKING BOX: Heavy duty crafted wooden box containing 12″ Cast Iron Skillet, 4.5qt Dutch Oven […]

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 […]

10 Must Have Items for Every Cabin

10 Must Have Items for Every Cabin

10 Must Have Items for Every Cabin We recommend a lot of wonderful products, but there are some basic essentials that you can buy locally that should be considered “must have’s” for any cabin owner. Vinegar First, it is a great cleaning tool that is […]

Hunting and Wildlife Resources and Links

Hunting and Wildlife Resources and Links

Hunting and Wildlife Resources and Links If you own a cabin, have woods manage, engage in wildlife viewing, hiking or camping, there are many local resources that can offer valuable information and benefits. We have compiled a list of links and info for state and […]

10 Excellent Tools for Managing the Woods

10 Excellent Tools for Managing the Woods

10 Excellent Tools for Managing the Woods Husqvarna 965146701 18-Inch 50.2cc 2 Stroke Gas Powered Chain Saw Recommend to not store more than 30 day. Use stabilizer The X-Torq engine technology reduces fuel consumption up to 20% and emissions up to 60%. Centrifugal air cleaning […]

10 Cool Winter Tools and Gadgets

10 Cool Winter Tools and Gadgets

10 Cool Winter Tools and Gadgets 130-Foot Roof Snow De-Icing Kit Roof De-icing Cable Roof and gutter de-icing cables help end costly ice damage by preventing ice dam formation and promoting the free flow of water through gutters and downspouts to ground level. This product […]

10 Excellent Non-Video Games for Kids

10 Excellent Non-Video Games for Kids

10 Excellent Non-Video Games for Kids Jenga Classic Game Pull out a block without crashing the stack to win at Jenga Includes 54 Jenga hardwood blocks, stacking sleeve with instructions Genuine hardwood blocks Simple, solid, and timeless It takes skill, strategy, and luck! Challenge yourself […]

10 Rustic Accent Ideas for the Bedroom

10 Rustic Accent Ideas for the Bedroom

10 Rustic Accent Ideas for the Bedroom Howard Elliot 14234 Timberlane Rustic Mirror, Walnut The planks are stained with a walnut stain Outer dimensions: 24-Inch x 48-Inch x 1-Inch Mirror dimensions: 14-Inch x 38-Inch D-rings are affixed to the back of the mirror A gold […]

10 Rustic Accent Ideas

10 Rustic Accent Ideas

10 Rustic Accent Ideas Flameless Candles with brich effect 4″ 5″ 6″ Set of 3 Dripless Real Wax Pillars Include Realistic Dancing LED Flames and 10-key Remote Control with 24-hour Timer Function -AntizerTM GENUINE PARAFFIN WAX CANDLES with realistic dancing LED flames let you add […]

10 Rustic Accent Ideas for the Bathroom

10 Rustic Accent Ideas for the Bathroom

10 Rustic Accent Ideas for the Bathroom Lamont Limited Home Wastebasket, Wyatt, Chocolate Made by hand in the USA, the Wyatt Bench Hamper and Wastebasket are testaments to the skill and craftsmanship of the artisans who produce them. This rustic, yet refined look is handcrafted […]

10 Simple Ways to Make Your House Energy Efficient for Winter

10 Simple Ways to Make Your House Energy Efficient for Winter

10 Simple Ways to Make Your House Energy Efficient for Winter Making a house energy-efficient is important, and that is not different for your cabin or cottage. Obviously, you can make major improvement such as spray foaming your attic or crawl space, but there are […]

Making Yogurt in Mason Jars

Making Yogurt in Mason Jars

Making Yogurt at Home in Mason Jars One of the most versatile, extremely-healthy super foods that is very easy to make is good old fashioned yogurt. Yogurt makers are very affordable, and do take a little of guess work out of it, but making at […]

Ultimate Garage Tools Checklist

Ultimate Garage Tools Checklist

Ultimate Garage Tools Checklist The Garage! Equip your garage with essentials to make it a happier and more productive place. Garages are indispensable for keeping your car out of the elements, doing messy projects without cleaning up after them, and for storing items out of […]

Kitchen Checklist

Kitchen Checklist

Kitchen Essentials for your Cabin or Home Bonus: Amazon’s Best Deals on Kitchen Gifts During Cyber Week! Have you recently bought a new cabin or home? Know someone that has, and need to buy them a gift for their kitchen? Or perhaps you are just […]

CabinKraut – The Health Food Superstar You Can Make Easily

CabinKraut – The Health Food Superstar You Can Make Easily

CabinKraut (homemade sauerkraut) – The Health Food Superstar You Can Make Easily We call it our “CabinKraut” and it is our not very clever name for homemade sauerkraut that we make at the cabin. And what makes it a “superfood” that is simply one of […]

10 Rustic End Table and Coffee Table Ideas

10 Rustic End Table and Coffee Table Ideas

10 Rustic End Table and Coffee Table Ideas The common construction elements of wood and metal makes using end table and coffee tables as part of your “rustic” design easy. There is a bit more to it than just finding some tables you like, and […]

10 Rustic Area Rug Ideas

10 Rustic Area Rug Ideas

10 Rustic Area Rug Ideas Area Rugs can instantly change the design look and feel in a cabin or cottage, and are one of the easiest changes to make for a room. For a “rustic” look, there are many beautiful options that are able to […]