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2021 Okanagan Christmas Family Activities & Events Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Our annual Christmas in Kelowna family activity guide is back by popular demand and I cannot wait to share all the festive fun with you! This year’s guide includes everything from Christmas tree farms, to Christmas brunches, to LIVE (YES, LIVE!) plays and performances, to craft fairs! This page will be updated regularly as more information regarding 2021 Christmas events and activities becomes available. If you don’t see it yet, it’s coming! Please check back often. Thank you as always for your support of this fun and free local activity guide. Merry Christmas!

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Okanagan Family Fall & Halloween Guide 2021

Kelowna Pumpkin Patch

Happy Fall! Welcome to the 2021 Okanagan Family Fall and Halloween guide. I’ve had TONS of requests to bring back a holiday guide and I am excited to share some fun Fall activities! Did you know that the Fall Guide was my very first Okanagan Family Holiday guide?! Check out the best Okanagan pumpkin patches and celebrate the season with your family. Notice an event that is missing? Send me a note and I’ll be sure to add it! Happy Fall!

This guide includes:

  • Farm & Orchard Fun
  • Okanagan Pumpkin Patches
  • Family-Friendly Fall Activities & Events

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Okanagan Mother’s Day Guide 2021

It’s time to celebrate Moms! This post is filled with local, Okanagan ideas to celebrate the special Moms in your life. From take-away or patio dining options, to locally curated gift baskets– there is something for everyone! Treat yourself or send this on to your family to pick out something special, all while supporting local businesses! I hope next year we will be back to regularly scheduled Okanagan activity posts. But, until then, stay safe and Happy Mother’s Day! xo

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2020 Christmas in Kelowna Family Activity Guide

Christmas activity guide

It’s time to get ready to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! Our Christmas in Kelowna family activity guide will look much different this year, but, there are still plenty of ways to get in the festive spirit, and support local businesses. This year’s guide includes everything from Christmas tree farms, to Christmas brunches, to online Craft fairs! This page will be updated regularly as more information regarding 2020 events and activities becomes available so please check back often. Merry Christmas!

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Okanagan Mother’s Day Local Gift Guide 2020

Kelowna Mothers Day Gift Guide

Welp. Another holiday and no holiday activities post. I miss creating fun lists of all the places to go and visit in the Okanagan to celebrate special holidays! In place of our annual Okanagan Mother’s Day activities guide, I’ve put together this Okanagan Mother’s Day GIFT guide! Treat yourself or send this on to your family to pick out something you’ll love, all while supporting local businesses! Enjoy, and Happy Mother’s Day! xo

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Easter Books for Kids

I’m excited to share this list of Easter books– perfect for primary school aged children. With some fan favourites like Pete the Cat and Fancy Nancy, plus some sneaky ways to catch the Easter Bunny, it’s sure to get your kids excited for Easter! We love the book an Egg is Quiet– it’s filled with interesting facts about all sorts of eggs. I hope your kids love these books as much as mine do!

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Shop Local Okanagan Easter Basket Gift Guide

Easter basket inspiration for kids

Are you looking for a little Easter basket inspiration? Or wondering how you’ll fill the baskets this year with our current social distancing measures? I’m excited to share some local Okanagan shops where you can get all your Easter basket goodies!

These local businesses are making it easy for you to safely shop, either with free delivery or curbside pick up options. (Check with each individual business for details). They have either temporarily closed their doors, or are home-based businesses that usually sell at markets. Please consider shopping local when you fill your Easter baskets and plan your Easter activities this year, it will go a long way in our local community!

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Valentines Love Bugs Snacks

Valentines Love Bug Snacks

Nothing says Valentines like a cute little love bug! My girls love ladybugs, and these sweet little treats are such a hit! These are perfect for school parties, play dates, or just for making your little ones’ day special! And, if you are in need of easy snacks, then you’ve come to the right place. (For those of you that follow along, you know that I love anything that requires minimal time and simple ingredients). Here are three Love Bug snacks sure to steal some hearts!

Happy Valentines Day! xo

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Christmas Book Advent Calendar for Kids

Christmas Book Advent

It’s no secret we love holiday books– we have a collection for each holiday of the year! Our Christmas collection has grown so large that I put together a Christmas book advent calendar! Below are 24 of our favourite Christmas books that are perfect for counting down to Christmas with children. Opening one book each day makes for a very special Christmas story time all December long.  Continue Reading