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Barbara Bamber loves life on the Canadian Prairies. She is a wife and mother of two and 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.

“Sometimes you feel sad and you can’t quite put your finger on why. It’s not one acute sorrow that’s eating you. You feel in a way the whole of life calls for tears.”¹ Wanted or unwanted, the sun tilts and the Northern hemisphere shifts to cold.. spaces around me shift with the distancing sun, so too, my […]

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I am obsessed with “Before and After” photos of interior decor! One of my favorite websites is Remodelista Some of their features are for hotels so if I ever decide to travel and book a room, I know where I’ll look first! When I decided to dive back into full-time real estate earlier this year, I […]

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We finally made it up to the mountains this past weekend.. a few of Katie’s friends joined us and suggested we do the Lake Agnes Tea House hike.. we’re so glad they did! The beautiful Lake Agnes Tea House hike begins just to the right of the parking lot, beyond Chateau Lake Louise. These few weekends […]

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Oh.. how summer has slipped away on me.. these little soaps were to be made, well, midsummer.. better late then never? ♥ The cowslips tall her pensioners be: In their gold coats spots you see; Those be rubies, fairy favours, In those freckles live their savours: I must go seek some dewdrops here And hang […]

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Spinning rapturously on their delicate stems, these lovely ladies made the most gorgeous display yesterday.. then with a light gust of wind danced and scattered. ♥ Nature is almost always most resplendent right at the end of a season There is such beauty in the full bloom of a rose.. its tender petals softly curved and paper thin.. transparent and […]

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