Decorating the tree

We decided to make the tree on a Wednesday this year, when the boys didn’t have school, to have the whole day to decorate. Mathieu couldn’t be there since he worked but I put up the tripod and took plenty of pictures to send him so he could be in on the fun! The kids […]

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December days

We are preparing Christmas in a slow paste in our home with Swedish traditional occupations, putting cloves into oranges or making felt gnomes and paper stars. I wish to create the same, or even better, childhood memories that I was given and it’s mostly about smell and taste. Like the wonderful smell of jacinthes or […]

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Our Christmas eve

This year’s Christmas eve we celebrated as three, Mathieu, Alva and me. It is the first year without the boys because we have decided to have them every other year instead of sharing them the 24th and 25th. No more who’s or how’s that makes everyone stressed and takes away the Christmas feeling. So this […]

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One day until Christmas!

Hey you all! It’s Christmas tomorrow! Where did December go? It went by so fast and still we have really enjoyed every day and done thing in a slow paste… oh well, too bad for the blogging but at least we lived it 100% :) I still took pictures though, plenty for the family album […]

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Early morning and fudge

Yesterday it was St Lucia in Sweden and it’s a tradition that I want my kids to grow up with as well. So Alva and I got up early to watch the celebrations on Swedish tv (thank you internet) and tried to sing along with the children. She was mesmerized I can tell you! And so […]

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