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Christmas Food Odyssey

Christmas Food Odyssey

The Advent Candles are burning down and Christmas is almost over. I took some food photos, since I am @sweden this week and I feel responsible to share what I can! I thought you’d want to at least see some of the traditional Swedish food we have at our table every year. A few things […]

Merry Christmas from @Sweden

Merry Christmas from @Sweden

I’m off to celebrate Christmas (which we do on Christmas Eve here in Sweden) with my family (because Christmas is a family affair after all), but just wanted to take the time to once again, after my massive art journaling post yesterday, wish you a great day! AND ALSO, to let you know the big […]

Christmas Feeling Art Journaling

Christmas Feeling Art Journaling

I didn’t feel like making another December Journal this year, so I didn’t plan for one. But this week, with just a few days left before Christmas Eve (we celebrate on December 24th here in Sweden) I have felt those December Feelings once again. I’m such a late bloomer, in many ways, but that’s okay […]

31+ Creative Christmas Ideas

31+ Creative Christmas Ideas

There are way too many “must do” and “have to fix” things crammed into the month of December if you ask me. Since it is the last month of the year I think we should calm down a bit and only do fun, creative things that makes us happy. Make your own list of December […]

The Madonna Embroidery

The Madonna Embroidery

The Madonna Embroidery – A mother’s love. In Christian imagery everything has a symbolic meaning; the colours, gestures, people and flowers. But to me, this is not firstly an image of Mary and Jesus, but an international symbolic image of a mothers love, and that’s what I’ve named the piece. A mother’s love. You can […]

Christmas Gifts are Wrapped

Christmas Gifts are Wrapped

Wishing you a Merry Christmas! I have wrapped the gifts and painted my nails red. I am ready. Hope you are too? It’s time, so let’s do this Christmas-thing once again… I don’t think you will have much time to read blogs during the next few days, so I wont post anything. Take care and […]

My visual wish-list

My visual wish-list

I’ve put together a Visual Wish List on Pinterest, trying only to add things that I would really like to own. I notice that there is a lot of pink, as usual, but also quite a few bags. Not sure I need any more owls, but a USB memory stick that looks like an owl […]

Advent

Advent

Advent (from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming”) is a tradition almost everyone honours here in Sweden. It’s a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of Christmas. However you choose to celebrate the holidays the count down is made by lightning candles. One each Sunday until the 24th, so today is 3d […]

I’m grateful for Christmas

I’m grateful for Christmas

Life is finite, we are transient beings. Don’t be afraid to engage your world or your surroundings. If you don’t try and get the most out of this experience, it’s a big mistake, a real waste. You’re squandering an incredible opportunity. Steve McCurry The server where I keep my blog has been down for a […]

A captured angel

A captured angel

My snow globe on mom’s very cool patchwork table cloth that she made before Christmas. I love how cool and colorful it came out. Related PostsPink and orange wrist warmers Winter Schminter (more from my December Journal) Collecting Snow Globes

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all of you from me and Smilla. We’ve had a great great day today and tomorrow we celebrate Christmas with my wonderful family. I’m getting the best present ever and I already know what it is and I can’t wait to open it! I so hope you’re feeling good, doing what you […]