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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.

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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Who doesn’t like finding emails like this in their inbox? I took a quick LRT ride downtown, picked up my daughter and went to Chinook Mall. With Nordstrom opening that same day, I was pretty sure we wouldn’t find any parking within a kilometer of that place! A quick chat with Janet (VP of Public […]

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“Always watch where you are going, otherwise you may step on a piece of forest that was left out by mistake.” Winnie the Pooh I needed a little escape Thursday morning.. fortunately, Bella is always up for something new. It brings such simple pleasure to change up her walks every day so that she never knows […]

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