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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The tree is in!

Yesterday evening we went out for the Christmas tree and this is a very important moment to me. Each year, same procedure. The rest of the family watch the show “mama pick the tree” that can vary from 10 to 40 long minutes and consist of me going “that one, or no that one, or […]

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Swedish Christmas things

I’m a true Christmas lover, it’s my absolute favorite time of the year, I live for December! :) But I also love to celebrate winter and to extend the pleasure as long as possible. So I decorate a bit every day, I don’t deck the halls first of December, I start with the Christmas lightning […]

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Christmas gifts for myself

This year we’ve decided to only get us (over 10 years old) gifts that either we need or had an eye on for a long time. For me it’s these books, both Swedish, Hidden Places and Sofia Wood’s cookbook. Hidden Places is a “handbook for adults to the children’s magic world” and it seems wonderful, […]

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Viggo’s first riding lesson

Viggo is more into drawing, reading and making than into sports but this school year we decided to give riding lessons a try! It is a sport but also a way to learn how to communicate and respect others and I think it’s a great booster for self confidence. So we came to the poney […]

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