The world is becoming a lot smaller thanks to online resources such as facebook. That is how I first spoke to my now hubby. We would talk everyday through facebook chat about anything and everything. When we started to date and he had to fly back to Norway other people started to wonder if our … Continue reading Secrets to a Loving Long Distance Relationship
Story of my Struggle I have been working out for 6 years with no results. I did fad diets and joined an expensive-all-the-works gym. I was misdiagnosed as a type 1 diabetic and got re-diagnosed as type 2 while in Norway. After going to Norway I noticed I the scale moved. I had actually begun … Continue reading Losing Weight 2
I am in the United States now. If you're just tuning in, I am trying to immigrate to Norway from the US. My visa is stupid and now I have to be here away from my husband at my parents' house along with my cat, Stoner. He's a pretty, black cat. My parents were babysitting … Continue reading Social Science Rules.
Lemme Point This Out... I wondered how I could fit in...... Well first, as you already know, I am emerged in the culture. Oh dear. It was weird and foreign for Norwegians to see me act traditional to the point of wanting to correct my behavior. For instance, I make food spicier for my husband … Continue reading US and Norwegian Feminism
Do all Norwegians look blond, blue eyed and bushy tailed? Do they look like Anna and Elsa? What does a Norwegian look like? It's a stereotype to think they all are fair, most definitely. It is one stereotype about Norway that I have had to come to terms with that I am just wrong about. … Continue reading The Blond Misconception
So it’s finally time for my part two of this little series, a bit later than I first planned but sometimes life just gets in the way of things. I did a blog post recently of what I think is the key points when it comes to Scandinavian style within interior and now I thought […] … Continue reading Repost: Scandinavian Fashion
Thank you, IKEA for letting me at least look Swedish cheaply. Oh, great meatballs too. **Fun fact: I have a massive tattoo of Marimekko's famous "Unikko" poppy print on my upper thigh. This is how much I love Scandinavian design.