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gatherings

why this year thanksgiving is all about the people

happy thanksgiving, all you americans out there! turkey day is here, and i would give any, any, anything to be in the states with my family watching the mace’s thanksgiving day parade, helping my mom in the kitchen, stuffing my face with delicious food,…

26 Nov 2015
life stockholm sweden

stockholm is for lovers

for valentine’s day, my love and i took the 30 minute train ride from uppsala to stockholm. how amazing is it that we live so close to stockholm! it blows my mind, and i even had a chance to visit the capital city two…

15 Feb 2015
in the wild

a simple valentine

dedicated to the one with whom i share my life’s adventures. my love, my partner, my wife. my everything. i love you. always. ♥  …

14 Feb 2015
culture

the people of 2014

i shared so many beautiful moments with so many beautiful people in 2014. i couldn’t just let the turning of the new year slip by without recognizing the fact that it is the people in my life that make my life what it is.…

2 Jan 2015
gatherings

together for christmas: an american xmas day

when you have two countries represented in your marriage, then you have the joy of living with two cultures. lina + i absolutely love having the opportunity to celebrate holidays by combining our two traditions: american + swedish. this year, as many of your…

28 Dec 2014
gatherings

together for christmas: a swedish christmas eve

you probably already know that my in-laws from sweden are in town to celebrate christmas with lina + me, which i think is super cool. and you may or may not know that my parents live about 30 minutes away. and my brother lives…

27 Dec 2014
lbgtqai+ life

celebrating five years of marriage!

while most of you celebrate boxing day or annandag jul (sweden’s second day of christmas) or simply rest up from all of the holiday festivities, my love + i are celebrating our marriage today. that’s right, december 26th is our anniversary! this year, we…

26 Dec 2014
culture gatherings

little christmas + the end of an era

last january i met a blogging friend that i’d been keeping in touch with for a few years only through our blogs. she  was 20-something and lived in missouri. i was pushing 40 and living in sweden throughout our blogging friendship. but, then lina…

20 Dec 2014
culture

gatherings

the best thing about thanksgiving (besides the food – nothing can care to the food!) is gathering together. it’s such a simple concept. just get together and enjoy. but, i love the word, gather. it sounds so cozy. and it sounds so much more gratitude-filled…

28 Nov 2014