Egg hunt thrill

This morning it was time to go on an egg hunt! Alva was so thrilled when we pulled out the chicken shaped basket she got last year from mamie & papy since we told her that means we’ll go on a chocolate egg hunt! We’ve been decorating the house, doing traditional Easter twigs and I’ve […]

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Swedish easter twigs

Hi there and happy Easter to you all! We’ve been decorating the house, making Easter twigs chickens and eggs. It’s a Swedish tradition I absolutely love and I grew up with those twigs filled with colorful feathers and hand painted eggs. You cut some budding twigs, put them in water and decorate with Easter fun! […]

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The calm can begin

We are all set for Christmas! The cleaning is done, the Swedish meatballs are made and stuffed into the freezer and all the gifts are wrapped! I think it’s the first time I’m really prepared and not in a stressed hurry the hours before the Day. I decided to go small on the “Julbord”, the […]

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Christmas in every corner

Now we are ready for Christmas, almost every corner of the house is decorated, the trees (we got 3 this year yes, a bit climate shame I know) are done and candles can be lit all over the house. I bought this candle holder last time we went home to Stockholm a couple of weeks […]

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Decorating the tree

There were a lot of oooh’s and aaah’s when we decorated the tree this afternoon, Alva and me. She opened the first box of decorations and thought it was filled with so much fun and prettiness she stopped to admire each one of them. Then she decided it was more fun to play with them […]

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