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 in every corner

Now we are ready for Christmas, almost every corner of the house is decorated, the trees (we got 3 this year yes, a bit climate shame I know) are done and candles can be lit all over the house. I bought this candle holder last time we went home to Stockholm a couple of weeks […]

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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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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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Sunday summary

Right now the boys are out for a bike ride so I have some time for myself and to blog. We have sunshine and fresh spring weather here and with the summertime change I think they will stay out until 7. I just have to show you what I grabbed yesterday. We went to Ikea […]

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