Get Creative in Your Gift Giving This Year

This time of year can be hectic as our thoughts turn to preparing for the holiday season.  Part of that pre-holiday planning is deciding on gifts for those close to you and let’s face it, finding the ‘perfect’ gift for those important people in your life is not easy.  So here’s an idea.  This holiday season, why not give the gift of creativity?  The Shuswap is fast emerging as...
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Top 3 Cozy Cafés in the South Shuswap

Shuswap Culture Cafés
Ah yes… Fall is here in the Shuswap. And with the extra cold snap in the air and the vibrant hues, comes cozy coffee dates. Luckily for us living in the South Shuswap, we’ve got three local cafés that serve gourmet, homemade comfort food and piping hot speciality drinks! Now grab your scarves and a friend, and let’s check out one of these local gathering spots! 1. Sprokkets Café Making ...
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Fishing The Shuswap

Fishing Shuswap
Author: Todd Kelly Instagram - @shuswap_outdoors Facebook - @ShuswapOutdoors When you say the name Shuswap Lake most people think about boat rides with friends and family, pulling tubes, cruising in houseboats, or chilling on a remote beach, but very few think about setting a hook and reeling in a trophy fish. Unknown to most visitors to the area, swimming underneath them as they surf th...
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Q&A With Shuswap Performer Gabrielle Boutet

Gabrielle has been part of the Arts Council for the South Shuswap FACES family since 2014. Over the years, she has taken many different classes all the way from ballet and lyrical dance to voice lessons. She is currently cast in Shuswap Theatre’s production of Wizard of Oz, set to start rehearsals in the near future.   We sat down with Gabrielle to get to know more about her experience at FAC...
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3 Spots to Watch the Sunset in the Shuswap

Author: Jaclyn Tanemura Instagram: @jaclyntanemura Website: Whether you’re a local, or here on vacation, there’s nothing like finding a spot to sit back and relax as a day in the beautiful Shuswap comes to an end. Here are three places to watch that happen. 1. SUNNYBRAE PARK Sunnybrae, BCPhoto by: Jaclyn Tanemura Sunnybrae Park is a fan...
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Exploring Sunnybrae

Author: Shannon Turner Instagram: @shanturner17 Nestled along the shore of Shuswap Lake and the base of Bastion Mountain, west of Salmon Arm, lies the small community of Sunnybrae. I spent this last year living in the area and exploring a few of the sites and trails it has to offer. Shuswap Lake is known as a great tourist destination for boating, camping and fishing. By May long weekend, t...
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Top 3 Patios in the South Shuswap

Patio season is in full swing here in the South Shuswap, and we’ve got the low down on the hottest spots with the coldest drinks! So grab your sunnies and a few friends, because it’s happy hour!  Duffer’s Den Restaurant & Lounge Duffer’s Den Restaurant & Lounge is located at the Shuswap Lake Estates Golf Course and their patio offers a gorgeous view of the back nine with a covered a...
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A Week in the Life of a Blind Bay Mom

Author: Cassie Babakaiff Instagram: SimpleWellShuswap We are lucky enough to have been born and raised, surrounded by long lines of family, in the Shuswap! Now we get to raise kids of our own here! I think sometimes, we truly take for granted, the absolute beauty of home! While my partner heads to work every morning, my two-year-old twin boys and I, start every day with a 5+km walk aro...
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Top 5 Things To Do On Shuswap Lake

Shuswap Lake
It’s prime summertime here in the South Shuswap! Whether you’re a year-long resident or visiting for the season, Shuswap Lake welcomes you!  Our waters present a vast range of recreational opportunities, making Shuswap Lake one of the most popular boating destinations in British Columbia. But that’s not all it has to offer adventure and relaxation seekers alike… keep reading to uncover th...
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