Have You Lost That Loving Feeling?

Sand, swim and all things beach no longer your friend?  Needing to get in shape before swimsuit season?  Here’s a list of local gyms in the Okanagan (BONUS HINT: Just sign up for 3 months – it won’t break the bank and you’ll be loving that beach again by July!!)

Ladies World

Good Life Fitness

Forge Valley Fitness

Iron Heart Gym

30 Minute Hit Vernon Kickboxing Gym

Fitness West



Hot Spot of the Week – HOT BREAD SHOPPE

I have heard so much about this new bakery in Vernon and today I finally made my way there.  Hot Bread Shoppe is the creation of Carolyn Grant and her team.  And without a doubt, it was so worth my time!!!  When you first enter, the aroma alone is going to keep you there a long time!  A half hour later I came out with local homemade jam for my clients, focaccia bread for dinner and salted caramel buns for my sister.  Carolyn and her staff are super friendly and welcoming and on top of all that…the decor is for sale too!!  I love this new addition to our Vernon downtown – find them at 2901 31 St (right around the corner from my Century 21 office – this could be dangerous!!!)






Relocating? How will you ever decide?

Here in the Okanagan, we always ask people where they are from.  Practically everyone is from outside the Okanagan and relocated here.  I was born and raised in Ontario, did ten years in Edmonton and five in the Lower Mainland before I relocated to Vernon (and a story like that is very common).  When you are moving between provinces or across the country, it is always a challenge to figure out how you are going to narrow down all your choices to just one house.  It is kind of like buying a wedding dress!  But there is a solution – elimination!  Watch the video to find out more.

Calling all First Time Homebuyers!

Location, Location, Location!  Overused phrase but it certainly applies to this gem! Beautiful back yard space with a creek for you to enjoy feeding the ducks.  Ten-minute walk and you are at the beach to enjoy the Okanagan summers!  And the complex is right on the new Rail Trail for miles of hiking and walking trails.  Ready to move into this fabulous 2 bedroom + 2 full bath 1138 sq ft condo for sale in Vernon.  Nothing to do!  All carpets have been removed and laminate flooring installed.  Rooms are open and spacious for easy entertaining.  Call me today for your private viewing – this one won’t last!

New Series: Back to Basics

It is a new year and for many people it is a time for new beginnings.  This new beginning might include buying your first home or selling your home.  Having been a REALTOR ® for over 27 years now, I forget that buying and selling real estate is not common everyday knowledge.  So, I am developing a series called Back to Basics.  Twice a week I will add a new video post (it will also be posted on my Facebook and Instagram accounts) dealing with only one topic in the process of buying or selling a home.

My first video is for first time homebuyers.  Where to start and it’s not where most buyers start.

Check it out HERE

Where I live and Work!

I have been watching a lot of videos and podcasts over the last few days about setting goals and making changes in my life in 2019.  As I watched my favourite bloggers I wondered where they lived and worked.  Do they work in a big downtown office building or at home in a quiet corner?  So I decided I would answer that burning question for you…about me!

Check out my VIDEO