It is that time of year again, the time of holiday cheer, rosy cheeks, and noses and of course the family holiday traditions. So what would the countdown to Christmas be without an advent calendar? A boring countdown right? Well that is what I think and that is because as a kid we would always get a… Read More Five Fun Ways to Count Down to Christmas 2017
If you are a fan of all things Autumn that must mean you love pumpkin or more importantly what the season brings. Autumn doesn’t just bring crisp weather, beautiful colours and hot drinks, it also brings all the delicious treats of the holidays. And what’s a better way to ring in the new season than… Read More The Best Pumpkin Scones
Now that the clock has stuck September that means it is time for the leaves to start falling in all those beautiful Autumn colours from rusty orange to burnt amber to pale greys and pinks and every shade in-between. And it also means that for all of us girls, our fashion will be changing too. But… Read More Adding A Little Autumn To Summer Fashion
This is a poem I wrote and rewrote again and again from all the way back in grade twelve. It all started with a simple question of ‘What is your biggest fear?’ and lead me writing a poem about what that was. I won’t tell you what it truly is, so take a read through… Read More Fluorescents | a poem by Taylor Bateson|
A few weekends ago Jeremy, Lexi and I took a trip to a well-known hike in Lake Country, Spion Kop and we most definitely were not disappointed. We started at the Upper Lakes Trail Head and hiked to the Grand Lookout. It gave a breath taking panoramic view of Okanagan Lake and Bear and Knox Mountain.… Read More Spion Kop Hike |summer bucket list 2017|
*caution this is not a sponsored post I just love their planners.* You may have noticed, now that it is getting closer to the school year all of these beautiful and creative planners all over Instagram, Pinterest, and the blogging world. And I would like to introduce to you that planner, The Happy Planner! As a… Read More Happy Planner |A Well Crafted Life|
National Cheesecake Day! Who knew that it was even a thing, I sure didn’t and I’m not complaining! It was the perfect excuse for me to do a little baking and take a little trip to the cherry orchards too. One of my favorite fruits is the cherry and there is just something about freshly… Read More Three Layer Lemon Cherry Cheesecake |recipe & tips|
There is nothing better than a new season and although summer may not be my favorite season, it definitely takes second place. The start of a new season is a time to bring out the clothes, accessories, and shoes that you could not wear during the rest of the year. And summer is the perfect… Read More Must-haves For Summer!