Gift Wrapping

This Christmas almost all our gifts will be bought second hand. Toys and books are so easy to find online, some of the board games we bought are never even opened. But this little gem is on top of all. It’s a photographed Moomin story built in miniatures and then put into a book. I […]

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A homemade advent calendar

If you have followed me for a while you know that each year I make the kids a homemade advent calendar. It can be tiny wrapped gifts on a tree branch or like this year, a house in fabric and felt! I did not come up with the idea myself, I actually saw it online […]

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Last day of november

This afternoon we went out to buy some Christmas flowers Alva and I, hyacinths are a must for me, and a last minute solution for the advent calendar for the boys. We decided to do a homemade one as usual. We buy a Lego, count all the pieces and divide them into 24 piles that […]

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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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