Tag: winter

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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the longest night of the year: sinking into the winter solstice

  i woke this morning before 6. just before my alarm went off. as i pried open my eyes + snuggled down under the covers to stay warm, i slowly  prepared myself for one of my favorite mornings all year long. the dark, mysterious, silent morning of the winter solstice. i crawled out of bed..

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my mindful december: kindle the fire within

hello, my friends. well, december is here. and, oh how i love this month. not only for the holiday feelings, but for the darkness + coziness that it brings to us up here in the northern hemisphere. i mean, i just want to have blankets and coffee and candles constantly. and i pretty much do..

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