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reclaiming december // why i am deciding to spend the next 4 weeks in a cave

i call it my advent cave. and, yes, i am going to hibernate in it for the next 4-5 weeks. sort of until the new year begins, i guess. in here, though, i will not be just sleeping and avoiding. i will be taking back december. in my advent cave,…

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xmas: the one // an EPIC holiday playlist just for you

i believe that it is now time to turn on some holiday christmas music. whaddya say?! and, friends, i have had so much fun creating what i think is the perfect playlist just for you. seriously. it really is epic. i have been gathering music + creating holiday playlists for years, and…

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november’s full moon: the truth about the holidays

with the holidays upon us, things usually go either one way or the other. it is often a time of sweet nostalgia and longing for holidays past. or, it is a time of gazing ahead, visioning how things might be in the new year. but, what if instead of yearning for the past or dreaming…

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a moody nordic christmas: my first post of the holiday season

forget the weekend. who’s ready for the holidays?! raise your hand! both of my hands are up. can you see them?! in my little world, however, this is a problem. you see, i have a strict rule that i follow every year: no christmas decorations, music, shopping, or any other festive…

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merry christmas eve: bringing sweden to the states

god jul!! hello, friends! can you believe that it is christmas eve already? how did that happen?! things are pretty exciting in our home right now. since it’s christmas eve, it’s the big swedish celebration day for christmas, and we are planning on putting on the most swedish julafton (christmas eve) we…

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the magic of the longest night + a family ’round the table

i’ve been preparing for the winter solstice for days, even weeks, anticipating it with excitement, thinking + pondering + feeling + reading all of the signs in my life. listening to my soul. observing nature. slowing down + letting the dark mornings i’ve spent alone before the sun rises wrap…

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