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.
Who is my favorite Scandinavian? Could it be Ville Valo? Maybe Black Metal? Find out!
I've got social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, depression and OCD. I don't write about this as though I'm happy about it. Quite the opposite. Being an American that is often seen as quiet and shy is not very well welcomed in this culture. I get snarky rude comments, ignorant questions, embarrassing moments, and flat … Continue reading Social Anxiety and Norway
Some time ago I stumbled upon blog post by a Russian make-up blogger where she was discussing natural aging and surgery methods for staying young. Her position was firm and clear. The blog had a compilation of celebrity photos: those aging naturally versus those who use plastic surgery and the botox injections, – and the […] … Continue reading Consumerism: United States vs Norway
Well, it just might be the last 4th of July I'll be celebrating in the States for a long time. I have fond memories of this holiday. Barbecue, burgers, lemon squares and lemonade with fireworks shooting off into the air. The smell of the burning from the fireworks filling my nostrils as I would sit on … Continue reading Happy Independence Day!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9Y_GknY_oM Hooray! One of my favorite holidays! I even got married around this time on purpose. I am most familiar with Midsommar in Sweden because we hold a Midsummer Festival in the US (Geneva, IL), celebrating everything Scandinavian- mostly Swedish. To read more about what the Norwegian version, Jonsok, is like click here. Alesund, where … Continue reading Happy St. John’s Day!