Pin & Win: What do you love best about summer in The Kawarthas?

Pin & Win with our Summer in The Kawarthas Pinterest Contest

We love our Kawartha hammock!
We love our Kawartha hammock!

What do you love best about The Kawarthas?

We love our Kawartha hammock!
We love our Kawartha hammock!

We want to know — and we want you to have some fun telling us.

How to Enter

It’s simple: just create a Pinterest board called and pin each of the 10 Kawartha-themed items listed below.

When you’re done, come back to this page and send us the link to your kawarthaNOW board using the contest entry form below. You could be eligible for the random weekly draws as well as the grand prize draws on August 31st.

After the contest closes, we’ll randomly pick a winner from all the entries we receive that include all 10 items. Before the contest closes, you may see us share your Pinterest board link on Facebook and Twitter. This doesn’t necessarily mean you won — it just means we want to share your love of The Kawarthas with our readers and fans!

Tip: On your Pinterest board, you can link to web pages and photos or you can upload your own photos. Have fun and do not forget to come back to the page to complete the entry form and send us your Pinterest Board link!

Kindle Touch with WiFi
Kindle Touch with WiFi

Contest Prizes – Grand Prizes – 1 winner each

  • A Kindle Touch – from kawarthaNOW
  • Gift Basket $125 Value – from The Body Shop Lansdowne Place
  • The Spa at Elmhirst’s Resort – Pedicure Spa for two with Lunch at Elmhirst’s

Contest Prizes – Weekly Prizes – 24 winners!

  • Weekly – Dinner and a Movie! – from Johnny Ehs – 6 winners!
  • Weekly – Two sets of Family Passes from Lang Century Village – 12 winners!
  • Weekly – Chasing The Cheese $25 Gift Certificate – 6 winners!

Contest Rules

  • Only one entry will be accepted per person. Entries must be submitted using the form on this page. The earlier you enter, the better your chances for a weekly draw prize.
  • You must complete all 10 pins on one board to be entered in the contest.
  • Your Pinterest board must be called to be eligible.
  • Contest is open to residents of Ontario who have a Pinterest account.
  • By entering the contest, you give permission to share your name and the link to your Pinterest board on social media ( will not share your contact information).
  • Entries that are mentioned on social media sites and/or on do not necessarily contitute a winning entry, and are intended for display for promotional purposes only.
  • Prizes cannot be substituted or sold, have no cash value and must be accepted as awarded.
  • The contest closes on Friday, August 31 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Weekly and Grand Prize winners will be randomly drawn from all eligible (complete) entries.
  • Employees of and their immediate relatives are ineligible to enter the contest.

Contest Entry Form

The contest is now closed. Grand prize winners will be announced the week of September 4, 2012.

Contest Sponsors

PLEASE support our prize sponsors by visiting their websites and following them on Twitter and Facebook!

Grand Prize Sponsors

The Spa at Elmhirst's
The Spa at Elmhirst's

The Spa at Elmhirst’s Resort

The Body Shop
The Body Shop

The Body Shop – Lansdowne Place

Weekly Prize Sponsors
Chasing the Cheese
Chasing the Cheese

Chasing The Cheese

Johnny Eh's
Johnny Eh

Johnny Eh’s

Lang Pioneer Village
Lang Pioneer Village

Lang Pioneer Village

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Jeannine Taylor
Jeannine Taylor is the CEO, founder, and publisher of and a contributing writer. She's a self-professed geek and early adopter. Jeannine has over 30 years of experience in marketing, media and communications, and web development. She has been a digital media publisher for over 25 years since was launched online as Quid Novis in 1996. Her awards include Peterborough's Business Woman of the Year in 2005, a Premier's Award nominee in 2003, and a City of Peterborough Civic Award for chairing the development of Millennium Park. She's also a vegetarian, music lover and, cultural enthusiast. Jeannine would rather be at the cottage kayaking or hanging out with @caitthebordercollie. You can follow her on Instagram @wired_woman or on Twitter @wiredwoman.