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Hello Summer!

June 18, 2012 by


Here’s to eating outside, lazy evenings in the garden, whipped cream and berries, being barefoot and hopefully a little sunshine! Advertisements


May 14, 2011 by


Oh, how time flies when it’s spring! Never mind that it snowed in the beginning of May and never mind that too much time is being spent inside at work, it is still spring and it is wonderful! We’ve been taking every chance we can to get outside and enjoy nature… The forest is changing […]


April 10, 2011 by


Things I’ve been busy doing: 1. Travelling. We took a weekend trip and enjoyed the rain in Bergen, Norway. It was fun to see the small and big differences between Norway and Sweden and to visit old friends. And look…fun Norwegian candy! 2. Spinning on my new wheel! We’re still getting acquainted, but I’ m already […]

Stripe study shawl

March 27, 2011 by


Yesterday we took a long walk, looking for more signs of spring. I saw melting snow, newly arrived birds and yellow and white flowers. We enjoyed our afternoon tea underneath a few oak trees in the sun. It was still cold, but we had wool.  It was the perfect way to spend the day and […]

Getting closer

March 19, 2011 by


It snowed yesterday, just to remind us that winter isn’t really over yet. And while it still is white out and a bit cold, I feel that spring is just around the corner.  I love this time of year. It’s absolutely magical. You can actually feel and see the world coming alive again. In the forest […]

Finding Warmth: A Study in Yellow

February 26, 2011 by


After a day of biking in a snowstorm — practically unheard of in Portland — I was delighted at the early rays of sunshine that shone through my window this morning. The air is bitter cold, but the sky is blue and the sun sneaks its way through the branches. In my layers of wool, […]

Weekend fun

February 13, 2011 by


1. New toys A cute new pot for the kitchen and wonderful yarn on sale (the perfect color for my dream spring cardigan). 2. Snow. Lots of it. Just when we thought that maybe, just maybe winter might be letting up, it’s back. But the snow is so beautiful…it’s hard to not feel happy about […]