Author: Brandi Parnell

Richard Nixon said, “Only if you have been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.” Kelowna is the best of both worlds; the valley and the mountain, blue skies and bright lakes. Take a moment today and appreciate the great beauty abound. Welcome to Mint, an endeavor that has produced incredible curiosity and the craftiest creative output. This accomplishment raised the bar for what you can expect and what we will continue to produce. In our inaugural issue, I encourage you to lap up lavish living as you delve into fresh, local living. Whether the people on our pages are your friends, neighbours or ‘go to’ businesses, celebrate their stories, be inspired and take from them ways to live your life better. From the mountain or the valley, we wish you a beautiful holiday season that is hung with much happiness.


Fresh Feature - The Hatch Winery

Known for their legendary wines and mediocre service, fresh thinking and collective ability to laugh at one another, ‘the hatch’ is a tasting emporium, one not seen before here in The Okanagan. ...

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Why Wait To Live Your Best Life?

A Book Review of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

She begins her book by asking the question, “What is Creativity?” and answers with, “It is the relationship between a human being and the mysteries of inspiration.”...

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Love is Everything

Mint Julep Creative Events

In honour of wedding planning season, we at Mint decided to shed a little love light on what makes for the perfect wedding celebration....

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Basil & Mint Restaurant & Bar

Chef McGeown is an International Red Seal Chef who brings to the kitchen more than 30 years of culinary expertise. He is passionate about food and the guest experience....

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