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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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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Christmas feeling in Gamla Stan

We went to Stockholm in late October but there was already a certain Christmas feeling in the air. It was really cold and the shops welcomed with their warm windows filled with nice things. Like the home made polkagris shop with a real roller coaster all made in candy! They boys never wanted to leave […]

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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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