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Tips for Snowy Winters at the Cabin

by Holly Welles Winter months are hit or miss for cabins — you might find them packed with tourists or they could sit empty during the coldest months of the year. If you own a lake home or cabin, preparing … Continue reading

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The Most Popular Architectural Styles for a Lakeside Cabin

by Holly Welles Lake Home plans come in many shapes and sizes to ensure its functionality meets your design preferences. Whether you’re designing your year-round lake home or a vacation home, you have plenty of options to choose from. So, … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Building a Lake Home

by Holly Welles Building a home can be a great alternative to buying. You get increased control over customization and pricing, and you can create an efficient construction from scratch instead of retrofitting an old house. Plus, you witness your … Continue reading

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The Cabin Comedian

Laughter truly is the world’s best medicine and this year’s Lake Home & Cabin Show guests are in for a full dose!  Get ready to meet the “Cabin Comedian,” Tom Crowl — a high-energy comedian and ventriloquist who brings more … Continue reading

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Make Your Cake & Eat It Too!

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 dessert recipes to the cooking stage this year!  As always, his unique cooking presentations … Continue reading

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5 Signs of Water Damage in a Lake Home

by Holly Welles Lake homes and cabins are wonderful investments. Like any property, however, they need some care and maintenance to stay in pristine condition. Plus, for these lakeside getaways, the risk of water damage is more present than it may … Continue reading

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How to Design a Country Kitchen for Your Lake Home

by Holly Welles Waking up in the morning, throwing back the curtains and seeing the water — that’s why you bought your lake home. As such, you want your house to pay homage to its rustic surrounds by designing a … Continue reading

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How to Increase Your Cabin’s Value on a Budget

By Clint Whitworth Ah, the cabin in the woods — or by the lake. Some of us are fortunate to have that little piece of paradise. Often cabins don’t get the level of care a full-time home does because they’re … Continue reading

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What Are the Challenges of Landscaping a Lake Home?

By Tanya Mayer Living by the water might sound like a dream for many homebuyers, but once you secure a water-side property, there can be plenty of roadblocks to overcome. Given the proximity to nature, not all of them will … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Log Cabin More Comfortable

By Bethany Seton Having a log cabin means having a charming, cozy, quiet and energy-efficient place where to relax and get away from the daily grind. In some cases, these cabins have enticed their owners so much that they became their … Continue reading

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