Cabin life blogs are few and far between. There are plenty of websites with descriptions of how to build a cabin, where to rent a cabin, and inspirational cabin photos; but there are few blogs that chronicle what real, daily cabin life is like.
Before we moved to our cabin, I scoured the internet for cabin resources. I was curious what living in a cabin year-round was really like. What could we expect in winter? What if we got cabin fever? What kind of gear did we need? Are cabins high-maintenance compared to regular homes? So many questions!
Thankfully, I found several helpful cabin life blogs that put my mind at ease. This list is a collection of the top 3 sites that I reference regularly. In order to help you pick the best one for you, I’ve also categorized each blog according to it’s primary focus (daily cabin life, off-grid cabin life, all things cabin lifestyle):
The 3 Best Cabin Life Blogs
For Daily Cabin Life: The Cabin Diary
I try my best to document daily cabin life, both here on my blog and on social media. There aren’t any other blogs I’ve found that do the same thing – so The Cabin Diary makes this list for the go-to blog to reference daily cabin life.
We live year-round in an 850 sqft cabin in Jackson Hole, WY. This blog shares about:
- Daily cabin life
- Moving from a big city to a little log cabin
- Ups & downs of cabin life and what we’ve learned
- Motherhood & raising our son in our cabin
For Off Grid Cabin Life: My Self Reliance
My Self Reliance is a blog (and YouTube channel) run by Shawn James. Shawn built an off-grid cabin in the Canadian wilderness and documents his lifestyle. This blog is a wealth of cabin information, from practical how-to’s to inspirational videos.
My Self Reliance is a go-to for:
- A look at off-grid cabin living
- Amazing stories & videos of cabin life in the wilderness
- Cabin gear & advice
For All Things Cabin Lifestyle: CabinLife.com – Lifestyle
Cabin Life is a website dedicated to all things cabin, and their ‘Lifestyle’ section is unparalleled. It’s full of articles related to everything you’ll want to know to live in a cabin: how-to’s, recipes, shopping lists, and stories from others who live in cabins.
This blog is an amazing reference for:
- Helpful information for living in a cabin
- A go-to for practical cabin questions (maintenance, DIYs, how-to’s)
- Finding stories of other people who live in cabins
Overall, each of these blogs has different information to offer. And together, they give a good depiction of cabin life! Whether you are wanting to move to a cabin or already live in a cabin, these cabin life blogs should be an essential part of your research.
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