Happy Thanksgiving!

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

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New Work: Beach Days

Do you ever create something without knowing exactly why? You just have to do it and get it out of your system. That’s what happened with me and “Beach Days”. It didn’t become clear to me why I created them until I did some soul searching and journaling. What really got me thinking was my

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New Art Prints from Portugal – Part 1: Cascais

New art prints from Portugal! As I mentioned in this previous Cascais post, I was lucky enough to discover and spend time in Cascais, Portugal earlier this summer, and at the time I’m writing this, I am back again for a few months! 🙂 If you haven’t been here, it’s definitely a place you should

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Cascais, Portugal: One of My Favorite Spots in Europe

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

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Things To Do in Stockholm: Bergianska Botanical Garden

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

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Things to do in Stockholm: Ulriksdal Garden Centre

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.

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Ulriksdal Palace: Things To Do in Stockholm, Sweden

A visit to Ulriksdal Palace 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

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10 Reasons I Love Stockholm (and you will too)

Stockholm, Sweden, really is one of the most fabulous and beautiful cities in the world. I know it might not be on your must see list, but it should be! It has so much to offer. While this post may be a bit biased since I grew up in Sweden and lived in Stockholm for

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