Tag: slow living

The weekend that was my solitary, stay-at-home retreat

With all of the excitement + busy-ness of the summer, all of the fun of having visitors, all of the emotions of saying farewell to summer, and all of the getting back in the groove of long workdays, this contemplative soul realized that she needed to turn it down + turn inwards. I could feel..

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Two weeks of sunshine, simplicity, and slow living// Songs for days 147 – 160

Two weeks have gone by. Two whole weeks. And it feels like forever + like a second all at the same time. I blame my lack of a playlist update (though I did update in the playlist, I just didn’t do the weekly related posts) on the fact that I’ve had an insane number of days off..

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The day I gave up on perfect days

As I was sitting in my lawn chair this past weekend, sunning + sipping on some wine. (That’s right. You read that correctly. Sunshine + sitting outside in Sweden!! Spring may have actually finally arrived!). Anyway, as I was sitting there, I started thinking about my favorite kinds of days. And what my perfect day..

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10 things I love about the Yellow Villa

One year ago we bought our apartment. It was an unexpected move, and originally we had no intention of buying. But, it was a crazy time, things fell in place, and suddenly we found ourselves in the middle of the real estate game in Uppsala. From the time that we found out that we had to..

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