Vegan fika cookies

Here in Sweden, the fika-break almost seems like a holy moment of the day where people stop working, make some coffee (or tea) and have something sweet with it- mostly cinnamon buns I would say. We sometimes laugh about the fika being everywhere almost like the...

Wednesday Wanderings (12)

I can't move. An extremely tired dog is sleeping on my feet. And interrupting that would be a crime against cuteness.  I sit on my bed with my computer on my lap, looking back on a few incredible busy (but offline) days and working on...

Wednesday Wanderings (05)

Snow and more snow, gently smothering all sounds, covering all the colors. What remains is an almost black an white world. Until, perhaps, the sun comes out. Surrounded by more snow than we can grasp, we escape to the lake. White and frozen. The snow crunches under our boots and except our own...

How to make a human ice lolly?

 Step 1: invite some friends up north Step 2: go out on a brisk day and give them a paddle Step 3: wait until frozen. Just kidding. Thanks for visiting!!...

La vache qui rit. Joeri qui ne rit pas.

I remember us looking at all the cars climbing the Trollstigen, a scenic road in Norway, and laughing at each other saying:"No, we're not crazy, we are not going to try with our van!". We kept looking with awe at the many cars passing by, climbing...

Updating the guestroom & friends visiting

[caption id="attachment_1404" align="alignnone" width="640"] The room before (picture by the previous owner)[/caption] The past few months we've been working hard in the house to make it fit our needs and taste. Not so easy with an old house, the dark season and a very limited budget....

The first snow, a video

A long drive to the cold and dark north, to be surprised by the first snow of the new season that covered autumn with a soft layer of magic. A little tribute to friendship, a life with dogs and beautiful memories.   ...