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Gingersnap Sandwiches with White Chocolate Filling

Little A’s birthday is coming up. Since he has a December birthday – the day before Lucia is celebrated here in Sweden – we always have a glögg (Swedish mulled wine) party for close family and his godparents on the big day. It’s traditional to serve gingersnaps and saffron buns with glögg, but since it’s [...]

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Bake Bread in One Hour

On the way home from school on Wednesday, Alec slowed his scootering in, pulled up alongside me, and said “Mama, I think we’re soon out of bread. I want to bake bread today. And I’m going to make space bread.” So when we got home, I threw together some dough for Alec. I made a [...]

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Dip Dyed Wooden Easter Ornaments

Here in Sweden Easter is when we first get a real feeling of spring in the air. One of the traditions I love the most at this time of year is to bring branches into the home and let them bloom. A couple of weeks ago, my parents brought us some apple branches from the [...]

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Painted Egg Cartons for Easter

Yesterday was such a rainy day, so the boys and I decided to do some painting in the morning. Alec and Louis are reluctant crafters, but today they painted wooden egg cups and I think they enjoyed it. And it looks like Léonie wanted to get involved too! In the meantime, I painted a couple [...]

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Our Summer in Photos

It’s already autumn and I feel like summer really flew by! I was sure it was going to be a crappy summer weather-wise, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. It was so hot and lovely and we had a long summer break in the country. Here are some photos of our favourite moments!

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Since We’ve Been Gone…

Hi Friends! It’s been ages, I know, and so much has happened since I last blogged. But I’m feeling the itch and so I’m back. I can’t promise a post every day but I will promise to share what we are into as it happens. As little as I have blogged for the past year, [...]

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