Author Archives: Barbara Barry

If you're a fan of beautiful things, Barbara Bamber's award-winning blog should find its way into your bookmarks. “I’m drawn to beauty and find it everywhere—in my children’s eyes, hoar frost on branches, the turn of a phrase or melodic notes.” Barbara is an ardent Calgary based lifestyle blogger. She hopes to inspire others with her love for for all things creative by sharing an extensive number of delightful recipes, poetry, DIY, crafts, decor projects, photography tips and so much more.

My Kitchen Nook

welcome to my new nest ♥ my respite my place of retreat and gathering for friends and family ♥ when deciding how toView full post »

A Blushing Naked Caked

The request always starts out simple enough: “Mom, would you like to make us a small weddingView full post »

on desire

I think when one comes across a new passion or endeavour that resonates with your spirit it can be a source of soView full post »

June

June is the beautiful fusion of another year’s memories- all coalescing into an unimaginable alloy of people andView full post »

finding inspiration

along with family and friends, i follow a number of  artists on instagram specifically lifestyle photographers as thatView full post »

on brevity

brev·i·ty ˈbrevədē/ noun concise and exact use of words in writing or speech. synonyms: conciseness,View full post »

Rose Colored Glasses

some say i see only the best in people thankfully i have to say that’s true ♥ like this lovely white ironView full post »

Wanderlust

The French word for wanderlust or wandering is ‘errance.’ The etymology is the same as ‘error.’View full post »

My House of Belonging

being alone can bring with it the sensibility that one is somehow lacking ♥ that one has somehow failed if notView full post »

This Old House

♥ This Old House Just a Smidgen is on the move again, packing up my home brings with it all sorts of unexpectedView full post »

Mindfulness

I’ve read that Thoughts become Things but I think Thoughts can also become Behaviors thatView full post »

Simple Truths

Having a positive and optimistic { even poetic } outlook carries its own burden – the incredible weight ofView full post »

Weaver Cookies

the first rainy day after a series of bright hot sun-baked days usually gives me a little bit of time forView full post »

Mary Macleod’s Shortbread

we’ve been given just a glimpse of spring.. fleeting moments of brilliant sunshine promised yet again, today, weView full post »

Celebrating Milestones with a Banana Split

 I’ve always seen the glass “half full”, always brimming with optimism.. { In fact I was totallyView full post »

Spring’s Eve

Nothing inspires creativity more than vivid landscapes seen when travelling, there was so much saturated exotic colorView full post »

High Priestess

I had my first Tarot card reading yesterday by the lovely Rickie Hurov and I touched and shuffled the cards thenView full post »

Raspberry Oatmeal Crumble Bars

forgive my absence.. wee Smidge { who used to be afraid to fly to Victoria by herself } has been, well, busy.. flyingView full post »

Lemon Tahini Crunch Salad

♥ I’m so happy to say that the fitness goals I set out to accomplish back in January 2015 have been reached! OneView full post »

Ridiculously Easy Cinnamon Bun Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze

breakfast and brunch just got a little easier sometimes you just need easy, ridiculously easy these little wafflesView full post »