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 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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Pretty gifts

This year we decided on only one or two gifts for us and Alva and keep it simple for the boys too. For Alva I already knew I wanted to give her a Maileg bunny, my mom bought her two Swedish song books and the whole Scandinavian theme thing was settled when we went in […]

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A Merry Christmas in our house

Merry Christmas to you! I’m so full of chocolate and other sweets so this will be a short post text-wise. Santa came to us on the night between Friday and Saturday so the kids got all their gifts on the 24th this year. That happens when you have a #blendedfamily We got up early (hence […]

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Gift wrapping + kids books

Hey ya! Yesterday I spent the day wrapping Christmas gifts. Like the entire day. I love it so much so every year I carefully chose my wrapping paper, string and tags to go along. This year I feel all classic and childhood memory-ish so I went for that. I like to add a seal on […]

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