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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Eco Friendly Lawn Care

Eco Friendly Lawn Care

Eco Friendly Lawn Care Rustic living is a way to get much closer to nature, and a big part of that is trying to be as eco-friendly as possibly. But did you know about how much we waste when trying to maintain a nice lawn. […]

10 Great Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products

10 Great Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products

10 Great Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products Rustic living means a closeness to nature, and therefore, a dedication to being eco-friendly in a practical way. One of the biggest areas where we can make improvements in this regard is in the kitchen, where we use most of […]

Snowmobile Repair Kit Checklist

Snowmobile Repair Kit Checklist

Snowmobile Repair Kit Checklist – Must Have Items When Snowmobiling If you love to snowmobile, you have probably at one point been out on the trails and in need of some quick repair. We all should have an emergency kit and tools, but sometimes we […]

10 Best Home Repair and Home Improvement Books

10 Best Home Repair and Home Improvement Books

10 Best Home Repair and Home Improvement Books for your Cabin or Cottage The Internet is an excellent tool for finding information on almost any repair or DIY project that you need to undertake, but many of us still prefer to use good old fashion […]

10 Things to do to Prepare for Fall

10 Things to do to Prepare for Fall

10 Chores and Activities for the Fall to get ready for Winter As fall approaches, there is a lot of chores we really HAVE to do for the upcoming winter, some we too often forget, and others that are just pure enjoyment. Wherever your cabin […]

10 Best Humidifiers 2017

10 Best Humidifiers 2017

10 Best Humidifiers 2017 Having proper humidity levels in your home / cabin / cottage is one of the most overlooked, the most important, and the easiest ways to maintain a comfortable and healthy house environment. If you live where you get winters, and especially […]

NFL Themed Room

NFL Themed Room

Awesome Items for an NFL Themed Room For many of us, NFL football is the favorite sport to watch, and we miss the days when we could go to bed with our team logo sheets, and head to school in our favorite team jacket, mittens […]

10 Amazing Rustic Living Improvements

10 Amazing Rustic Living Improvements

Luxury Items for the Rustic Home The rustic lifestyle has many advantages, including getting closer to nature, peace of mind, relaxation, and solitude. However, sometimes we need some little added element of sophistication and luxury added to our rustic life. It is different for each […]

Harvest Your Own Honey

Harvest Your Own Honey

Honey and Beekeeping Bees are crucial to our ecosystem, and we all need to make our land a bit more bee friendly. That doesn’t mean we can’t get a little something out of it for our efforts!  Now you don’t have to be an expert […]

How to Select Trees for your Yard

How to Select Trees for your Yard

Selecting Trees for your Cabin or Cottage If you have not had success with planting trees, you are not alone. There is so much more that goes into it than digging a hole and plopping it in there.  But even with all of the variables […]

How to Create a Relaxing Room

How to Create a Relaxing Room

Making an Amazingly Relaxing Room at your Cabin Cabins and cottages are designed to be relaxing. However, even in the most serene environments, there are a few things you can add to make the room completely and utterly peaceful. Why not go the extra steps […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Had to Have for your Cabin

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Had to Have for your Cabin

10 Incredible Things You Didn’t Know You Needed for your Cabin or Cottage Gadgets that don’t have a purpose can be fun for a little while, but end up collecting dust.  Some “gadgety” items end up being incredibly practical, efficient items that once you have, […]

Best Portable Water Purifier

Best Portable Water Purifier

The Best Portable Water Purifier: Camelbak Unisex All Clear UV Purifier Bottle Why We Recommend This We love our Yeti Ramblers, but sometimes you are going to be out in the wild and you need to get your water purified in a hurry. The Camelback […]

Best Tailgating and Man Cave Gear

Best Tailgating and Man Cave Gear

Cabin, Tailgating, Gameday, and Man Cave Guide to Watching Football Like a Boss The Ultimate Guide to the coolest, practical, (and non-practical), amazing tailgating and “man cave” stuff that you should own to make the most out of watching football… wherever that may be. This […]

Selecting a Home Water Treatment System

Selecting a Home Water Treatment System

Everything you need to know to set up water treatment at your cabin. Water Treatment For A Home The first thing to keep in mind when putting together a plan for how you will treat your water at your cabin is that there is a […]

The Best Room Fan

The Best Room Fan

The Best Room Fan: Vornado 660 Large Whole Room Air Circulator Fan Why We Recommend This All room fans are not created equal.  And when you are hot, sweaty, and uncomfortable, you need a fan that can get the job done.  The Vornado 660 is […]

Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation

Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation

Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation, Stainless Steel, Works with Amazon Alexa Why We Recommend This Even if you are anti-gadget and want to live a very rustic life, you should consider the Nest Learning Thermostat.  Yes, it will work with Alexa if you have that, […]

PEET Dryer – Original 2-Shoe Electric Dryer, Black

PEET Dryer – Original 2-Shoe Electric Dryer, Black

PEET Dryer – Original 2-Shoe Electric Dryer, Black Why We Recommend This This is no gadget or luxury item, getting your boots and shoes dry quickly is a must when you have a cabin. This is the best of the products out there, not only […]

The Best Chainsaws

The Best Chainsaws

The Best Chainsaws and Wood Management Tools Key Points   Generally stay at 18″ or less for the guide bar. If just doing light trimming, you can go down to as far as 12″ If you get comfortable with your chainsaw, and want to move […]