Monthly Archives: August 2016

J.D. Power Ranks KIA Motors Highest for Initial Quality!

J.D. Power Ranks KIA Motors Highest for Initial Quality!

• Kia is the first non-premium brand to top the Initial Quality Study rankings in 27 years • Sportage and Soul recognised as ‘Best in Segment’; three additional models ranked among the top three in their respective categories KIA Motors reached historic new heights in June when J.D. Power recognised the brand as the highest

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Education & Employment in Cottage Country

Here in cottage country, a wide variety of exciting training and employment opportunities are attracting people from all over the world from as far away as Asia and Africa. Our sprawling urban centres seem more like rural communities what with an abundance of natural assets within the city limits, yet with all of the amenities

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Conservation Areas A Glimpse into Otonabee Conservation

Perhaps you and your family enjoy the sandy beach at the Selwyn Beach Conservation Area, or explore the caves while camping at the Warsaw Caves Conservation and Campground. Perhaps you have discovered the mountain bike and hiking trails at the Harold Town Conservation Area or spent a quiet morning watching the bird life at the

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

The summer heat has arrived and with it the dangers of heat stroke, sunburn and foot pad burns. Dogs don’t have the ability to sweat and panting often isn’t enough to cool a dog down. Overheating can lead to diarrhea, vomiting, rapid panting, seizures and brain damage. Be pro-active with six tips from Dogtime.ca. Keep

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We Made A Mistake!

Please forgive us – it has come to our attention that we made an error in the August 18 – September 22, 2016, issue of Cottage Country Connection magazine. (Thank you, Christa, for bringing this to our attention!) In the article titled “Discovering Lakefield,” we incorrectly stated that the Lakefield Literary Festival takes place at

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Improving Your Odds in a Medical Crisis

Let’s be honest – as Canadians, we take our universal healthcare for granted. We enjoy free access to all that modern technology has to offer and seldom give consideration to what we would do outside of our borders. But, if faced with a medical crisis, which could happen anytime, by any means, it’s an entirely

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Pulling Taffy, Horses & Tractors

Late summer always pulls at my heart strings and I become anxious as melancholy overtakes my soul. I long for paddling on evening waters with Neil Young tunes playing in my head. As the summer sun sets and the cool nights of August set in, summer begins to wane its way into our memories; it’s

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Garlic Expressions Recipes

Raspberry or Mango Vinaigrette Mash up soft raspberries and whisk into Garlic Expressions for a raspberry dressing for a summery salad. Same can be done with ripe mango, but it needs to be puréed before whisking. Roasted Baby Potatoes Wash red and white baby potatoes and toss in Garlic Expressions.  Add a pinch of sea

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