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48 hours of exploring NYC’s Upper East Side: Day 1

It’s doesn’t matter where you are in NYC, you can’t take the NYC out of NYC. Alright, I admit it… I totally had my own preconceived notions about spending 48-ish hours in the Upper East Side. Fancy pansy people. Upper class storefronts filled with things that I don’t really care about. No raw, gritty, regular..

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Behind the scenes of our House Hunters International episode: the AVL day

If you haven’t heard, HGTV filmed an episode of House Hunters International all about the time when Lina + I moved to Uppsala, Sweden. Eeeeeek! [Watch the episode online (US residents only) –> here] It was an amazing experience, and since the show has now aired for the first time, we though that it was..

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the week that was the last week of 2016 // 52

I’m still slowly easing into 2017 even if on the outside it may seem that I have been busy. I began the year in Maine at my brother’s. Drove to Connecticut to my aunt’s on the second day of 2017, and then drove to NYC and flew home to Sweden over the 3rd + 4th…

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the week when the festivities began: portland, maine // 51

As soon as I drove into my brother’s neighborhood Friday night, I had the feeling that I was gonna be celebrating “Christmas in Maine”… like a small town, coastal Maine Christmas movie. It just felt magical and cozy and wintery. There was ice/snow on the ground, it was bitterly cold. But, it was toasty warm..

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