I just wanted to pop in quickly and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and let you know how thankful I am that you are part of my online family. I really mean that, I so appreciate you taking the time to visit and read this and hope you are having a wonderful day filled with
You know how when you hear about something new, be it a word or song or place, it starts showing up everywhere? That’s what happened with me and Cascais. In all the years I lived in Sweden, I never thought to visit Portugal for some reason. “Everyone” went to Spain, France, Italy and Greece on
I’m so excited to share my new travel photography collection with you! Being cooped up in the house so many days this very cold New England winter made me dream of warmer days, past travels, and the places I want to visit, and that is definitely apparent in all the new work I’ll be launching
Dark and dramatic storm clouds. Swedish summer… There are many reasons to love Sweden, and I do, but the weather is (usually) not one of them. It CAN be amazingly nice and just perfect in the summer, warm and sunny with low humidity, but often, it’s not. And the past two years have been worse
Has anyone missed the Hygge craze that swept the world in past year? I can’t imagine that’s possible. As a Swede, it was kind of funny to see how hygge all of a sudden, and seemingly out of nowhere, took off and became the new hot Scandinavian thing. But now that we all know how
Bergianska Botanical Garden is one of my absolute favorite places in Stockholm and I always visit several times when I’m in town. It’s gorgeous and peaceful, easy to get to, and there is lots to see. About Bergianska Botanical Garden Two brothers started the garden as a horticultural school in the 1700s, and at that
In this “Things to do in Stockholm” post, the hunt for the flowerpot continues! As I mentioned in the Ulriksdal Palace post, the reason we went there in the first place was because I had seen a flowerpot in a Swedish decorating magazine that I wanted, if it would fit in one of the suitcases.
It all started with a flowerpot. No, not the palace, but my reason for visiting. I had not been to Ulriksdal as an adult until a few years ago. And we didn’t visit for cultural enrichment – it was because I had seen a flowerpot from Ulriksdal in Sköna Hem (my favorite Swedish decorating magazine)