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On feeling like a crappy mum

This weekend birthday party season officially started for Alec, since most of his friends have birthdays from now until May. Alec was at home all last week since he was still coughing a lot and feeling pretty tired, but of course he was not going miss the two parties he was invited to this weekend. [...]

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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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