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kerry macLeod
the Okanagan Valley
i am a mommy to three wonderful boys on a journey to "follow my bliss".. loving all things creative, yummy and loopy...setting up house at Birch Hill the abode we designed, built and moved into three years ago.
Interests: art, photography,Pinterest, fashion, home decor, cooking, parenting, reading, writing, photography, biking, crafts, baking, life!, outside, design/home design, sweet movies and songs
Recent Activity
So much is going on. I have been learning hard stuff to hear, working though old gross stuff. Stuff that I would rather not deal with but can no longer be ignored. Feeling deceived. Saying goodbye to past dreams and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at snickerdoodles
Well friends, I am sure I have shared this quote before in Octobers past but I couldn't resist sharing it once more. You can find this and lots of other beautiful autumn inspirations on my Autum Love Pinterest board. Anne... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at snickerdoodles
After another hectic school morning, working a busy shoot, quick groceries, downloading at home and grabbing lunch I am making the 2 p.m. coffee fix as I leave for school pick up. What I would like to do is kiddos... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2015 at snickerdoodles
I started a big photo job this week working on web page branding with a very special vet clinic...Central Animal Hospital has been our go to vet for our furry family for over ten years. I am so honoured to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2015 at snickerdoodles
I watched this message by Find Your Sanctuary this morning and it stayed with me all day as I unpacked and hung pictures. Their words, their voices and their unique beauty and wisdom. Then tonight a friend came for a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Today it is Wednesday, also known as Hump Day. I wasn't all that excited to jump out of bed to face my house full of boxes and packing again. I am not a morning person, I prefer to be a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at snickerdoodles
The big move is next week and I have to admit I don't enjoy the relocation process one bit! In between packing and organizing I am still trying to balance some playtime with the kids and of course, some work.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Last night I woke up partway through the night with a really upset tummy and this morning Ry was throwing up. We have no time to be ill so today has been about kicking this bug and getting back to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Well friends, the months of house hunting are over and I have found a little place to move to at the end of August. It's been quite an adventure and not enjoyable. I even had a rent to own contract... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2015 at snickerdoodles
I am a serious smeller. As a kid I remember getting teased for sniffing things. If you had a set of the fancy Mr. Sketch Smelly Markers I was at your mercy. Certain scents bring me such comfort and joy.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Summer storms are one of my favourite things to listen to and watch. The boys and I were just watching tonight's storm out my bedroom window. After I got them tucked in I was curious to see if there were... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Heaps of love and thanks to all yesterday for the birthday wishes and fun. Last year was not a nice day for me and this year was all I could have hoped for with family and friends. Ash Grunwald and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at snickerdoodles
It seems daily I am changing my mind on my path. I go from feeling hopeful and excited to scared and feeling trapped and judged. Finding a new home has not been going well. I know the feeling I want... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at snickerdoodles
My most vocal and fuzzy client of the year so far. This dear little lamb stole my heart. If I am doing your photos and you have dear pets, you better round them up because I will want to take... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Meditation is not easy for me. For years I have felt like a complete failure at it. I only knew what I saw in films and other zen images of people looking completely at peace. For ten years or so... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2015 at snickerdoodles
There's nothing that compares with love In earth or sea or up above If love prevailed everywhere there would be no terrible wars, no prisons, no dreadful poverty, no bitter quarrels between those who work and those for whom they... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2015 at snickerdoodles
It is time to celebrate if your birthday falls under the sign of the crab or if you love someone born under the Cancer sign. It has only been the last year or two I have fallen into learning about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at snickerdoodles
“A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remains as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.” ― Ama H.Vanniarachchy Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there and especially my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at snickerdoodles
I have so much I should be doing. Yet, here I sit, falling back to Pinterest and its visual beauty and potential wisdom once again. I find myself here often to unwind and restart after being weak and allowing myself... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2015 at snickerdoodles
There are so many books I have loved but Art Objects by Jeanette Winterson was really special. I happened upon this quote by her this evening and it was exactly what I needed to hear. It has been years since... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Our Okanagan summers are famous for being hot, dry and long. I have loved our early summer start in May but I have to admit I am very excited by the thunderstorm kicking up this afternoon, as well as the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Such a fun poster from Etsy that is sadly out of stock. Being a single Mom you can add a schwack more to the list too...I think they need to do another version. As much as I feel defeated at... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at snickerdoodles
I LOVE the water...and all things to do with the water. Part of me is definitely fish. Being near, or in water brings me profound peace and feeds my soul. Lakes, oceans, forest streams, warm pools, my bath obsession. We... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2015 at snickerdoodles
Florence + The Machine has always been powerful audio art for me. This song, Delilah, has been played over and over since it was released days ago in my nest. Loudly, so it resonates deeply. Dancing alone around my house... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at snickerdoodles