Your Best Summer Ever: Alberta Cabin Life

By AMA Staff

Escaping to a cottage or cabin in a time-honoured summer tradition in Alberta and across the country. No matter if yours is a minimalist, single-room structure or a sprawling lakefront estate, here are a few ways to make your vacation property even more welcoming.

WHAT’S YOUR CABIN STYLE?
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Mid-Century Mod: Clean lines, low-slung seating, abstract artwork, plus accents such as…

1 Wood sphere chandelier
2 Acapulco chair

Cabin Chic: Rustic charm, cozy fabrics and natural wood in pieces like…

3 Poplar wood side table
4 Cotton ottoman

Modern Farmhouse: Reclaimed wood and industrial accents, including…

5 Decorative metal bike
6 Lantern table lamp

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alberta cabin life popsicleHAPPY HOUR
Whip up some “poptails”: boozy ice pops. Leave out the alcohol for kid-friendly treats.

Blueberry-Rosé Lemonade: In a pitcher, combine 1 cup rosé wine and 2 cups lemonade. Scatter 1/3 cup fresh blueberries in ice pop molds. Pour lemonade mixture in molds, insert sticks and freeze overnight.

Cucumber Gin & Tonic: Peel and chop 2 cucumbers. In a blender, puree cucumbers, 1 cup fresh mint, 1/4 cup gin, 3/4 cup lime juice, 1/2 cup tonic water and a pinch of salt. Pour mixture in molds, insert sticks and freeze overnight.

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alberta cabin life games
illustrations: Jason Schneider

BRAINY DAY GAMES
Pick up these and other classic games to ensure fun for all ages on those days when you’re stuck indoors.

1 Trivial Pursuit Classic Edition, Indigo
Earn up to 5% in reward dollars

2 Kanoodle, Hudson’s Bay
Earn 4% in reward dollars

WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED
Make sure you’ve got the right protection for your vacation home. Visit AMA Insurance online or call for a quote: 1-800-615-5897