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How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing at your Cabin

by Tanya Mayer   When water turns into ice, it expands but the pipes containing them don’t expand when the temperature drops. This puts your frozen pipe at the risk of bursting. Fortunately, you don’t have to allow your pipes to … Continue reading

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Low Maintenance Landscaping for Your Cabin

by Bethany Seton Whether you permanently live in a lake home or cabin, or you just own one where you go in the summertime (or rent out), you should never neglect the landscaping involved with the same. It’s true when … Continue reading

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Decorating with Rustic Lighting Fixtures

by Chet Nosalik, Reel Lamps Decorating your lodge, cabin, log or traditional home with a rustic theme offers you the opportunity to add charm and natural elements to your space. Rustic-themed light fixtures – whether crafted from wood, copper, brass or … Continue reading

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Things to Consider When Buying a Lake Home for Renting Out

By Bethany Seton It’s no secret that property investments can put you on the track towards financial freedom, but finding the right one might be more challenging than first thought. When it comes to purchasing waterfront property, there are many … Continue reading

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Patio Upgrades to Celebrate the Spring Days

If you and your family enjoy hanging out in your backyard during spring and summer, you might be interested to know what fancy upgrades you can make to enhance its look. It is very easy to add style and life … Continue reading

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Tips for opening your cabin or lake home after a long winter

You’ve been looking forward to it all dreary winter and now the time has come to open your cabin for the spring and summer! Follow these insights to get your lake home in peak warm-weather condition, while still leaving time … Continue reading

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Five Tips For Finding Your First Perfect Lake Property

Whether you grew up with a lakefront cabin or home in your family, or have spent weekends and holidays at resorts or friends’ homes “Up North,” it’s a common dream to wish for a lake house of your own. If … Continue reading

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Reindeer Games At The Cabin

by Dale Mulfinger The stockings were hung by the chimney with care with hopes that St. Nick soon would be there….. uh, oh. Did we design the fireplace to accommodate St. Nick? Isn’t he a bit chubby to fit down … Continue reading

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Quick Cabin Bites!

Presented by Chef Patrick Moore, the “Getaway Gourmet” Chef Patrick Moore, the show’s very own “Getaway Gourmet” from Brule, Wisconsin is bringing three of his favorite hors d’oeuvres recipes to the cooking stage this year!  As always, his unique cooking … Continue reading

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Wild About Raptors!

Presented by The Raptor Center, University of Minnesota If you’ve ever caught a glimpse of an owl winging silently through a forest, or a bald eagle riding the summer thermals it’s hard not to appreciate how amazing these birds are. … Continue reading

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