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…Read more »
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…Read more »
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.…Read more »
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 […]…Read more »
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.
If you thought I didn’t know about 100 years of Finnish Independence from Sweden and Russia you’d be very wrong. How could I not know? So many of the facebook pages, blogs and websites I follow announced it joyously. Also with this post I want to say goodbye to HIM, one of Finland’s most well…Read more »
I wish you could smell this. The garlic, the sweet tomatoes, the meatballs, the sauted onion in olive oil. . . . .it’s the smell of my childhood in the air. Everything my grandparents had was copper. I remember the giant spaghetti pot being copper and filled with water for pasta. Another giant pot with…Read more »