Author: Kerry Wright

How To Make A Christmas Centerpiece and Memories Of My Mom

How To Make A Christmas Centerpiece and Memories Of My Mom

If you have ever seen those beautiful centerpieces and thought you can’t do it yourself?  Think again!  They are incredibly easy to make and just take a few “ingredients” and time.  We had an acre of land, so branches and moss were all around us.  

Buying or Creating Gift Baskets

Buying or Creating Gift Baskets

Gift baskets and boxes are always a popular thing to give or receive.  But have you ever received a gift basket where there are items you either didn’t appreciate or you didn’t ever use?  I have.  Have you ever stopped and thought about actually making 

Being Thankful For My Dad And Remembrance Day

Being Thankful For My Dad And Remembrance Day

My Dad grew up in a country that had mandatory military service.  I cannot remember exactly how long my Dad served as he is no longer with us to ask.  I do know it was most likely between four and twelve months.  Dad never talked 

Baking with Children and Creative Grandmas

Baking with Children and Creative Grandmas

I just found out I am going to be a Grandma next year!  I am a planner by nature so my thoughts immediately went to Christmas and all the upcoming Christmas’ to come.  I want to be a Grandma that does fun and creative things 

Gift Ideas For An Aspiring Baker

Gift Ideas For An Aspiring Baker

Baking is one of my favourite things to do.  My Mom taught me to bake and I, in turn, taught my children to bake.  Some of my fondest memories were baking with my children.   If you have a person in your life that loves to 

Planning Ahead and the 12 Weeks of Christmas

Planning Ahead and the 12 Weeks of Christmas

As Fall is now in full swing with all the vibrant colours of autumn my thoughts turn to cozy fires, scrumptious muffins, delectable cookies and succulent squares.  Believe it or not, my thoughts also turn to Christmas baking.  Why?  When I was a child I 

Off-Grid and What Does That Actually Mean?

Off-Grid and What Does That Actually Mean?

In today’s society everyone is plugged in and “on” all of the time. For many of us checking our phone for messages, tweets, Tik Tok, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest is a multiple-times-a-day thing to do. I admit, I do my fair share of those things 

Building Trust and Not My Story To Tell

Building Trust and Not My Story To Tell

One of the most important things to me in any relationship is trust. Trust that I am in a safe place to share my hopes, dreams and secrets. Too many times I hear people repeating conversations and stories about other people. Is that really gossip? 

Stuffed Mushrooms And Being Creative

Stuffed Mushrooms And Being Creative

  As I was going through my fridge today making a salad for dinner I found some ingredients which needed to be used up.  Mushrooms.  I decided I wanted to do stuffed mushrooms but as my husband and myself tend to eat too many carbs 

Greatness and Eeyore

Greatness and Eeyore

I don’t know who the quote is from but I found it compelling.  “Instead of expecting love from someone else, try loving Yourself Authentically, Unconditionally and most importantly, Profoundly. The way you love or treat yourself dictates or defines how others are to treat you.