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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
My friend and longtime life coach extraordinaire Jodi Scott (formerly Jodi Seery) had the opportunity to go see Oprah's The Life you Want weekend in Seattle along with a couple other folks I know I am sooo jealous of. So... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at snickerdoodles
Taking a little cleaning break as I have been at it all day. As always, I usually grab a drink, pull up a stool to the computer and troll the internet for something to read. Today this is what I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at snickerdoodles
It is here....November. I am not at all ready for winter. It's a lovely sunny morning and I am going to bundle up and hop on my bike to ride to watch Liam's hockey while I still can. I love... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at snickerdoodles
It's been a busy week of work and early dismissals and kids stuff galore leading up to this big day. Snicks has definitely fallen by the wayside but moments like these make it all worthwhile...hadn't even seen the paws I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at snickerdoodles
This morning while my boys were noshing breakfast and before I even sipped my first cup of coffee I took down the crock pot and slid in two cans of Sweetened Condensed Milk to make some magic. It looks strange... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at snickerdoodles
It is the perfect time for autumn family photo sessions...I did two groups this afternoon and am taking a few more clients before it gets too chilly. The typical cold snap in November makes for painfully chilly sessions. Here is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Quickie post that is. I have literally 5 minutes to post before getting changed and hopping in my truck again but I have two things I need to share because it is that kind of day and sharing with you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Happy Thanksgiving Canadian friends, Today I am cooking for my boys and parents and am grateful for so many things. Keeping it simple and mellow and enjoying the process. I adore all things about October and whenever I need some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at snickerdoodles
I have always been a big of a night owl, when I was first married and my hubbie was on night shifts I would paint till three or so in the morning and then sleep in with him. After having... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at snickerdoodles
“I will wait for you.” “Take your time.” “You make my day better.” I say those words to my slow-moving, happy-go-lucky, Noticer of life child. I watch as grateful eyes light up and tiny shoulders relax. Those words are soul-building... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Great news...the damn Buckyballs finally passed! Not an easy day though. It was back to the hospital this morning as they had not been pooped out as expected with laxatives. Another set of xrays showed they had actually shifted into... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at snickerdoodles
This week I have been a regular at our local hospital. On Tuesday I had surgery, and a few procedures done to try and get my ridiculous anemia in check. Yesterday I was healing at home when I had a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at snickerdoodles
I am hungry to learn always. Although I do very little with most of my university education, I treasure every bit of beautiful knowledge I was taught. Art history was a major of mine, it was fascinating. People often think... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at snickerdoodles
things i am ever so grateful for today... 1. the lady at Susie's Bluenose Deli who made me laugh out loud while waiting for my latte. Her response to a haircut compliment from the dude beside me was friggin funny...and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at snickerdoodles
There is something wrong with me because I watched this whole thing and was captivated. It's so random and beyond bizarre. It is actually quite frightening and the last thing I need to be doing right now so I thought... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at snickerdoodles
I had to share this right now from the FB page of the amazing author and woman Elizabeth Gilbert: "A friend of this page made this image, from a quote of mine and I love it! I am so goddamn... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Mini swoon to squeeze in before school pick up. From one of my fave poets Tyler Knott Gregson, and my Pinterest Autumn love board. Yesterday we were biking in tanks and shorts and today it's brisk and I hold on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at snickerdoodles
The mornings are downright chilly and the nights are almost jacket-worthy. Yet, when the afternoon sun blazes its way through the impending fall weather it's perfectly beachy still. On the lakes here in Vernon the tourists have gone home, there... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Sadly, I woke up to white hydrangeas that got too cold with the chill of fall in the air last night and now look like this...brownish-yellow. All day I have been annoyed at myself for not clipping more pure white... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Just after baby #3 was born and I was a milk making zombie, everything hurt, and I was overwhelmed. One day I had a surprise guest...and she came bearing homemade cookies. She something like: "Hi, I have seen you at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Oh how I love this image...September is most likely one of my fave months ever. I am not ready to face the end of summer at all though. Luckily, here in the Okanagan we will have another wave of beach... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Being a pretty no-fuss girl I was hesitant to try eyelash extensions but I kept seeing ladies at yoga or friends and admired theirs. I wondered if they were real and was curious. Never in a million years would I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Friends pick us up when we fall down, and if they can't pick us up, they lie down and listen for a while. Everyone has struggles and demons and looses their way sometimes. Being a true friend and cherishing friends... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at snickerdoodles
I adore scarves and wear them often but I really don't have a clue what I am doing. I wrap and twist and tie and they still shift, come open, and ofen looking like a neck brace gone bad. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at snickerdoodles
New theme song folks. I love how Taylor Swift has fun and is able to be silly. It is pretty much impossible not to get up and shake to Shake It Off...just try! oxo Related articles more of the girls... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at snickerdoodles