All posts filed under: holidays

summer in stockholm

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adventure / city / country / europe / holidays / nature / summer / sweden / travel

I think I can honestly say that there is nothing better than Swedish summer.It may only last one week per year (sob), but when the sun shines, the whole country just comes alive! After our France/Italy/Switzerland extravaganza, we had planned a few quiet days in Stockholm with my dad and brother before heading back to Colorado. Unfortunately, as soon as we got to Stockholm both Conrad and I became pretty sick (probably due to travel, lack of […]

at the pumpkin patch

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animals / baby / cute / family / farm / fun / halloween / holidays / outside / patch / pumpkin / tobias / weekend

I hadn’t planned to do anything on Saturday except to head to my brother’s place and help him set up a resume, but when Conrad’s sister Adrienne invited us to join them at the pumpkin patch, I couldn’t think of a better weekend activity. Since he’d been inside all day, I dragged Nick along with Tobias, and off we went! This was my first time at a pumpkin patch, and it did not disappoint. There […]

diy gift guide

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christmas / crafts / DIY / fun / holidays / ideas / personal / recipes

I love making gifts for people. It’s cost-effective, usually not too difficult, and makes the giving so much more fun. Of course, I’m the type who works on home-made gifts for YEARS and then am torn about whether, eight years later, to actually give the 2001-era rhinestone encrusted jewelry box to my friend or simply throw it out. Nonetheless, DIY gifts can be really nice, as long as you have a plan and a good […]