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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.

Have you noticed “rules” about Christmas decorations popping up all over the internet, admonishing those who begin too early: “2. All Christmas decor must be brought out and set up after December 1st.” Yes, #2 because in all likelihood there’s also a #1 rule that I haven’t even heard of yet { and I choose to be blissfully unaware […]

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When I saw these little twigs I fell in love.. their silvery bark and sparkly tiny pine cones made my heart sing. They speak to me of Christmas, sweet little twigs dressed in winter’s frosty coat. I knew I wanted to make a new Christmas wreath, well, winter wreath with these twigs. So I hunted for two […]

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We had a difficult decision to make last week. We have had the same Christmas Tree since moving into this home about 14 years ago. It has served us well, sparkling in the wee morning hours while we sipped our coffee, read the paper and did our homework together. It sheltered our family dog, Lucky, […]

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Our fall has left us with a sudden drop of snow, but I’d love to share the touches of fall I still have around my home, with a few fall decorating ideas: a tablescape idea and simple changes I’ve made around here now that our Thanksgiving is over and we are just starting to think […]

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21 years ago today we were blessed with the birth of our second child Phillip Edward Bamber He came quietly into our lives on the afternoon of October 30, 1993 Never a baby that cried much, Phil preferred to be the observer of this crazy world around him. To this day this is a side […]

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