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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 Momma is a pretty great lady and today she turned 68! she doesn't look it at all though and she is a Nana who is always up for a bike ride or trampoline bounce or even happy to try... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at snickerdoodles
I am so seriously friggin grateful for some of the bad luck I have had that ends up being good luck. Last week it was a screw in my tire on a very busy day that ending up being just... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at snickerdoodles
It starts tomorrow folks. The Kelowna Christmas Show and this elf is exhausted & EXCITED! It has been weeks of nailing finishing nails into frames, sorting concrete letters, painting, and wrapping and planning. The truck is chock full of tables... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at snickerdoodles
I am selling in another really big show this weekend called the Kelowna Christmas Show . The dining room is filled with art supplies and the garage is loaded with stock to go and other pieces I need to finish... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Choosing happiness isn't as simple as it is messy. This week was an emotional blur and I was turned topsy turvy more than once and had many a sleepless nights just thinking. Trying to find my path and see... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Happy Thanksgiving American friends. Your holiday got me thinking today about all I do have to be grateful for. Enjoy your weekend with family and friends. Here in Canada I am going to be at the Bottega Christmas Market in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at snickerdoodles
Lego absolutely had it right in the 70's, this is what was included and I love it. This isn't my first post called LEGO love...I wrote a similar one in July 2013 simply called LEGO love with the most adorable... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at snickerdoodles
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 Nov 18, 2014 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