Christmas season is upon us and Kelowna neighbourhoods and spirits are getting brighter as the holidays approach. The best part if you’re in Kelowna during the season is enjoying all the local events and activities. Meeting Santa, getting crafty, and marveling at the many talented Okanagan artisans are but a few things that make this time of the year so
When we think of selling and buying homes, we often believe that only the warm months of the year are the ideal time to do so. Our Kelowna Life experts will tell you that any season is the right season to sell your home, you just have to know how to prepare and take advantage of it. Warmer weather drives
Located in the Upper Mission, the Village of Kettle Valley is like no other place in Kelowna. Kettle Valley is perfect for homeowners who want to live in a vibrant neighbourhood, have an active lifestyle, enjoy million dollar views, and raise their family in one of Canada’s Best Communities. For over 20 years, the village has been popular among home
Each year, on November 11th, we honour veterans who have served in wartime and remember the soldiers who died in military service. Remembrance Day marks an important milestone in the world history. It reminds us of the sacrifices made by individuals, families, and entire countries to end the First World War in 1918 and lay the foundation for modern democracy.
On Saturday, October 20th, we saw voters head to the polls across British Columbia, including Kelowna. In a mere 12 hours Kelowna citizens voted for a Mayor, 8 councillors, and 4 school trustees who will serve the Kelowna community for the next 4-year term. Many of the Council members are already well known to locals and have proven their dedication
Politics can be an uncomfortable topic of conversation around the dinner table. It’s controversial and when people have different opinions it can lead to arguments and fights. However, just because something makes you uncomfortable does not mean you should ignore it. One of the biggest problems in current society is that people ignore politics and don’t pay attention to the
I came across the quote that “August is like the Sunday of summer.” Isn’t this the truth? As soon as Pumpkin Spice lattes hit the coffee shops late August, that familiar Monday feeling creeps up and we all know fall is here. All of a sudden, rain and thunder mixed with beautiful crisp and sunny mornings become as frequent as
It’s the peak of summer. You wake up on a beautiful day and are ready to jump into all the Okanagan summer has to offer. Then it hits you: so are all the out-of-towners. Oh well, it’s only this busy until Labour Day anyway. Now that September has come, here are 5 things locals notice when summer is over. 1.
It’s that time of year again where days start to get shorter, the air gets cooler, and the leaves change colours. Summer is nearing its end once again, which can only mean one thing–school is just around the corner. Hopefully, you’ve had a great, relaxing summer with your friends and family. I hope you got to spend as much time
The Okanagan Valley is renowned for its laid-back lifestyle. With access to a wide variety of activities no matter the time of year, Kelowna is a great city to raise a family. Whether you enjoy water sports in the summer or getting on the slopes in the winter, there’s never a dull moment. If you were like me when I moved