Santa Lucia & Lussekatter

The 13th of December, there is a bit of extra light on these dark Swedish days when Saint Lucy's day is celebrated. Sparkling candles and of course saffron buns! Last years we made an tasted them for the first time and for this year we...

A weekend off in a charming cottage in Orsa (Dalarna/Sweden)

The brisk autumn wind made the trees dance and pulled at the yellow leafs like a mean child that would pull you hair if she doesn't get what she wants. What would autumn want? Chasing away the carefree songs of summer? The endless days? We decided...

Flatruet, Jämtland (Sweden)

Warning: Pictures overload possible :-) After a few weeks with friend visiting our new home, we got itchy. Itchy for the road, for freedom and travel. We packed our bags (and dog food of course) and drove north with our little red van. Destination: Flatruet/ Jämtland [caption id="attachment_1882" align="alignnone"...

Secret hiding spot & loppis treasures

Now the ice has melted and winter is chased away by the midnight sun, my secret hiding spot by the lake is back. A little dock surrounded by singing reed and birds that stop by. This winter I tried to remove some of the reed to...

Spring road trip video

We packed our bags and drove south on the new energy of early spring. While up here the snow just started to melt and showing the very first cautious signs of the new season, the south and our home country Belgium was already flooded by...

The apple blossoms tell me it's really spring.

"This is such a terrible spring," they say, but it is impossible for me to agree. First of all this is my very first spring in Sweden. During our travels we've been here autumn, winter, summer, but never in spring. So it's impossible to compare....