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valborg

the seasons

The summer season begins today! Here’s why:

Most of us celebrate the midsummer holiday in June as the beginning of summer season. But, why? Midsummer is actually the middle of the summer, as its name suggests. So, if we celebrate the beginning of the summer season then, then we miss out…

1 May 2019
be

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…

3 May 2017
gatherings

on the last day of april it’s time to celebrate

there are so many fun traditions swirling around this time of year… we are halfway through spring and headed straight towards summer. and, here in sweden, that is serious business. the last of april (sista april) is a day that takes all of that…

29 Apr 2015
sweden

a weekend trip at the beginning of the week.

thanks to the swedes’ dedication to celebrating the coming of spring with wild abandon, i get a little road trip vacay just as the week is beginning. oh yeah, that’s right. it’s the annual valborg celebration in sweden. and what that means is that…

29 Apr 2013
in the wild norrköping

celebrating life… the nordic spring way.

there are only two more days in april (craaaaazy!), and i’m working on a photo journey for may as i write this. yep. i am multi-tasking. i don’t think i’ll finish may’s challenge tonight, so you’ll have to wait until tuesday for the big…

28 Apr 2013
life

happy may day.

today is a holiday in sweden. yep. a random tuesday. well, not so random. it’s the first day of may. MAY DAY! and over here, that means a day off to celebrate the beginning of spring (after a night filled with bonfires and bbq’s).…

1 May 2012
culture lbgtqai+

the last day of april & a challenge for may.

FINALLY!!! the weather has taken a turn for the better & there is an abundance of sunshine and semi-warm weather (= i still have to wear a jacket). my windows are open, my sunglasses are stashed in my bag, the blanket is out &…

30 Apr 2012
norrköping

pink is not usually my favorite color.

but, today, i’m all about that girly, happy, soft color. just look at the weather we’re having on this first day  of the weekend!!! one of the swedish newspapers is calling it a “super weekend” – it was payday (everyone gets paid on the…

27 Apr 2012
life

friday & saturday. loved them.

it’s late, so i think this is gonna just be a photo post. i’ve got some pics from the past 2 days to share! it’s been a great weekend so far, and i’m looking forward to a calm, relaxing day with my love on…

1 May 2011