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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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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