Author Archives: Barb Bamber

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.

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 »

Snowflake Sugar Cookies

and so the darkest of days has arrived and will soon be done and the blessed gift of yet another Christmas is a fewView full post »

Eventide

Eventide Over frozen glass These burnished clouds Scintillate, brilliant high Above Lift me skyward, Across frozenView full post »

My Un-Traditional Christmas

Welcome to our Count Down to Christmas Balsam Hill Blog Hop and thank you for stopping by!! If you’ve missedView full post »

DIY Holiday Decor with Rona

Well, this splendid holiday season Rona asked if I’d like to receive a gift box filled with everything I’dView full post »

Sweet and Sticky Applesauce Ribs

♥ Cooking and food prep for keeping on track at the gym is easy enough and healthy as well. But when the kids come forView full post »

They Are Not Me

Written and performed by a talented young man that I’ve known since he was in Grade school. Please take a momentView full post »

New Perspectives

Sometimes we just need to reframe “change the story” we tell ourselves to create an entirely newView full post »

Quick ‘n Healthy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie

I was experimenting with healthy chocolate chip cookie recipes this past week and quite liked these. They are a soft,View full post »

winter’s eve

winter’s eve   glassy-sky visceral layers icebound permafrost reflects tangible up-ward, sheetView full post »

Ricardo’s Maple Glazed Chicken

This quote is from another “Richard”.. “Now is the dinner winter of our discontent.” If youView full post »

first frost

First Frost   birds steel against the drawing curtain of thin winter’s veil, it pools acrossView full post »

Moscow Mules Save the DAy

I was all set to make this amazing Ricardo chicken dish.. it couldn’t have been easier.Just pick up the chicken,View full post »

A “Lunaria” Autumn Decor

The bright early morning sun slants across my porch these days, foreshadowing a late fall with warm breezes andView full post »

Iced Vietnamese Coffee

I will always fully admit to having a serious addiction to caffeine. So when I tried my first Iced Vietnamese Coffee atView full post »

turn towards

turn towards let me turn towards you, on this river’s bed of craggy shore and whorled shoals thatView full post »

Autumn Ramblings

autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower -a camus ♥ I’ve been on this lovely hike.. steeper thanView full post »

These Days

These are the days I’d love to have more of, today was a “I am not feeling very good day” of muchView full post »

New Website Reveal – Byblos Bakery

Do you remember when I was developing a series of recipes for a local pita company, Byblos Bakery? Honestly, for aView full post »