Christmas under control

Its all under control. Presents a bought and wrapped. The tree has been trimmed. The food is all to picked up on monday. We are meat eaters (I say this because I feel that more and more people are vegetarian) and have ordered the ham etc from the local butcher who only sells organic. Emma…

A Piece of cake – Leila Lindholm

I mentioned that I baked yesterday. It took most of the afternoon. I do so enjoy it. I made some different cinnamon buns that I would like to share with you. Its a recipe that my Swedish favorite TV cook Leila Lindholm has. Her website is also in English so the recipes are easy for…

Pay it forward

Is it possible to change the world? Is it possible to change bad things that are around us? Is it possible to change things within the family home? I would say yes to all those questions. The world in small quantities yes – we drive a car that doesn’t spit out so much pollution, Rolf…

Wisdom – 16 December 2009

“We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

Snow outside

Looking outside seeing big snow flakes falling down, slow , slow. Looks very nice and gives the christmas spirit. But it will not last as its still not so cold. Inside in the kitchen its warm and smells of gingerbread sponge cake and cinnamon buns. Its baking time again. You can look under recipe and…

Falling star

A very simple paper star. Take a A4 sheet of paper. Fold back and forth (width of paper). Fold in the middle. Cut the edges round. Join the ends together use glue or stapler to make ends stay in place. Falling star.

Lucia in Sweden

Here in Sweden we celebrate Lucia. This is also the time when we eat our Saffron buns “Lussebullar”. The traditions start at an early age at school and at play school. The small children can choose between being gingerbread boy/girls, star boys (wearing a white gown and having a cone shape hat with a golden…

Tiger of Sweden since 1903

Here is another big Swedish designer. Tiger of Sweden. They started in 1903. Back then the style was more basic. Today they focus on design and quality.