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White

December 29, 2010 by

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I’ve been in Västerbotten this past week. It’s colder up here. It’s also a quiet place, filled with forests and snow, making it the perfect location to spend the holidays. This world of white has definitely inspired my choice of knitting. Enter 10 hanks of white Knit Picks Bare Worsted Weight yarn that I have […]

Christmas Prints

December 19, 2010 by

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There’s been a constant creative mess in my apartment lately. In the midst of to do lists and finishing up work projects for the year, it’s nice to have something to pick up in the few spare moments of the day. Enter Christmas cards. Actually, I don’t do Christmas cards. At least not in the […]

A celebration of gray

December 18, 2010 by

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Winter solstice is only a few days away and my world here in Sweden is gray. The sun rises at 8:50 and sets at 14:50, and, while it is dark, I still find that I enjoy this time of the year. I love the hibernation, the ridiculous amounts of tea consumed and I love the […]

St Lucia Celebration with Saffron Cake

December 13, 2010 by

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In the midst of the pitch black of a winter morning, my mother would gently knock on my door. Propping it open, she would quietly walk away, leaving only the melodic sounds of Lucia sången. I would rub my eyes and sleepily crawl out of bed. Outside my door, a white robe was carefully hung, […]

Gingerbread Cookies and Coffee

December 5, 2010 by

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Advent has always been an important tradition in my house. My childhood was filled with planning which baked goods would be served every Sunday during December, and using the same special trays and napkins that indicated that we were in the midst of the holiday season. For me, December is all about light. The first […]

Sunday Morning

December 5, 2010 by

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Second Advent. Sunday paper. Christmas tea. New project. Wishing you were here Anna!