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Blue Iris Blog

2020 Opening Restricted

Due to the continued presence of Covid in the Okanagan, and throughout the world, we opened our B&B on the 1st of July with restrictions. For this season only, we will be accepting only phone-in requests for reservations. We are also restricting our opening to those guests who have been here before as well as […]

Close of 2019 Season!

That’s it for the Summer of 2019! Time to take the sign down. But in doing so, I am reminded of all the wonderful people who crossed our doorstep this summer and thereby entered our home and our lives. Thank you one and all. It was our pleasure to have you share this beautiful corner […]

Another fall/winter activity around the Blue Iris B and B!

George decided the driveway needed “lifting” on the corner approaching the south deck.  It WAS getting harder for me to make that first step up onto the deck.  I had no idea it was such a big project… good thing his friend Werner offered to help!  Here are the pictures of the job, from start […]

Great to be Back in the Sunny Okanagan!

George and I just returned from a very relaxing 4 weeks in the Pfalz district of the Rhine Valley in Germany!  We spent a wonderful time with Werner and Kerstin, former guests who have now become very good friends!  Thank you both for hosting us and showing us German Christmas Markets, castles, palaces, wine tasting […]

The smoke has finally cleared!! Yahhhh!

After the big rain we had here in the southern Okanagan on the 27th of August, we woke up to clear skies, no smoke and the sunshine was out again!  What a wonderful surprise!  So we enjoyed our morning coffee out on the deck, for the first time in weeks!

The Bounty of the Okanagan

My friends shared the bounty of their tomato crop!  Kerstin and I made the most delicious tomato sauce from this big pile of perfect tomatoes!  Delicious with fresh basil from my deck garden!!

Still Smokey??

Yep, still smokey in the Okanagan!  No fires near us though.  This time we are told the smoke haze we are seeing across the lake is from Northern B.C. where fires are burning in the Cariboo (Quesnel area).  We cannot smell smoke here and the air looks like our usual winter haze, sunlight filtering through.  […]


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