Swedish easter twigs

Hi there and happy Easter to you all! We’ve been decorating the house, making Easter twigs chickens and eggs. It’s a Swedish tradition I absolutely love and I grew up with those twigs filled with colorful feathers and hand painted eggs. You cut some budding twigs, put them in water and decorate with Easter fun! […]

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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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Our Easter week

I wish you all a late Happy Easter, we had a stomach flu at our house perfectly in time for the celebrations. Luckily the kids were spared so mom and dad could quietly be sick one at a time. Yuk! But now it’s over, as Mathieu’s days off… My mom was here last week and […]

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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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July perfects

It’s summer at its best and we are moving to our “summer house” tomorrow! Every year Mathieu’s parents leave for their house in the Alps for two months and we get to live their. That means long days at the pool, the kids staying up late playing in the garden and plenty of apéros in […]

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