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.

setting the bench high

Robert Popil, owner and goldsmith, at The Bench is not your average jeweller. In fact, his go-to-business strategy of complete transparency is a refreshing approach to custom jewellery. ...

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This is the life

Benjamin Franklin said, "Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance."

Life is certainly more pleasing at CedarCreek Estate Winery, open year round. ...

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Taking Life out onto the Terrace

Located next to Fintry Provincial Park might be the best 360-degree panoramic view of the Okanagan. Approximately 30 minutes from downtown, the Terrace Mountain Trail, is a picturesque hike up to one of the tallest peaks around. ...

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be bold, begrand!

From the prairies to the Okanagan, Nicole Begrand-Fast brings with her more than 19 years experience, as a multi-faceted creative director and entrepreneur. But perhaps even more extraordinary is her intuitive approach to business....

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Georgie Girl

Redefining Vintage Fashion

The Georgie Girls want you to rethink everything you have ever assumed about shopping for second hand clothing. ...

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What Are YOU Capable Of?

It’s common knowledge that pushing ourselves physically pays big dividends when it comes to our health. Not only to offset the indulgences we love to consume but because heart-pumping physical activity improves sleep, increases energy and reduces stress. ...

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