Restoring Balance After the Holidays

This time of year can be tough for a variety of reasons. The excitement of the holidays has faded and now it’s back to the grind. Typically, many of us find ourselves faced with debt after all that extra spending and others are worried about weight gain caused by overindulgence during the festive season. These



What You Need To Know About Winter Tires

Winter tires help provide enhanced traction in some of the most severe weather conditions including ice, slush, freezing rain and snow. Tread Compound & Design: Most winter tires feature specialized tread compounds and advanced tread designs that help provide superior traction and shorter stopping distance, they also provide improved braking performance. Road Conditions: In addition



Designing Award-Winning Custom Homes in Cottage Country

Profile: Discovery Dream Homes Ltd. Discovery Dream Homes Ltd is a unique and innovative Log and Timber Frame home manufacturing company. The founders of Discovery bring over 30 years of experience in the industry, specializing in creating custom home designs, world-class manufacturing and the highest quality log and timber frame products. Located just east of Peterborough,

Connection Kids


Let It Snow

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. It doesn’t show signs of stopping, And I brought some corn for popping; The lights are turned way down low, Let it snow, let it snow, let

Pets & Vets


Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Christmas came and went with our nine furry best friends receiving their every wish. The biggest hit was a new king size bed. Yahoo! Chili Pepper claimed her rightful place dead centre, as any queen would have it. Spinnaker, our King Charles loves the ottoman as a take-off and arrival platform. Four of our six



A Bit of Golf History

On the Eastern Coast of Scotland in the Kingdom of Fife, during the 15th Century, a primitive game had begun to be played in which participants would use a stick or a club to hit a pebble around a natural course, often on sand dunes. These were the humble beginnings of the modern game of




Who Is the Paddling Realtor?

An avid canoer ever since he was in high school, Andrew Marshall has been paddling the lakes and rivers north of Peterborough for over 25 years now. A Trent graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental & Resource Studies, Andrew left the area in 2001 only to return in 2010 after feeling a

Real Estate


Real Estate: Cottage Country Versus City Living

While selling real estate in Cottage Country has many differences in comparison to those selling in the larger cities, we are all licensed in the province of Ontario hence are all governed by and must comply with the same regulatory bodies. Although we are blessed with the beauty that surrounds us up in the Kawartha