December days

We are preparing Christmas in a slow paste in our home with Swedish traditional occupations, putting cloves into oranges or making felt gnomes and paper stars. I wish to create the same, or even better, childhood memories that I was given and it’s mostly about smell and taste. Like the wonderful smell of jacinthes or […]

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Autumn days

I’m getting up at 6:30 but six is my goal. A quiet house, coffee and me and the computer until sunrise. Alva is now walking everywhere and Viggo has lost 4 teeth! Alva’s room is almost finished and she got a window shelf with a cosy lamp. I got the book Sam & Julia for Viggo […]

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Finishing details in the boys’ room

  We’re almost finished with the boys room, we need to get the baseboards and paint the trims and then we’re done! We’ve painted the walls in two colors, changed the floor to a grey parquet imitation and put up wall trims. Alva’s been helping us all the time and she’s a happy camper among […]

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First week of the year

We spent new years eve in the Alps this year, like the past, with Mat’s parents and his brother and family. They have two girls in about Viggo and Gaétan’s ages and it’s so wonderful for them to be able to meet (they live in Switzerland) and play together. To see them running around the […]

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Were we went on the 24th

I forgot to tell you where we went in the afternoon on the 24th! After we came out from the chapel and the Nativity scene we strolled around a bit in the village to find a place where to eat. Not easy in a tiny village in the French country side the day of Christmas. […]

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