All posts filed under: moving

But…why Sweden?

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adventure / life / moving / personal / struggle / travel

If I were to label my relationship with Sweden on Facebook it would most definitely be, ‘It’s Complicated‘! As we now know, my background story is all over the place. I actually pity my closest friends, because they have undoubtedly heard me explain my story hundreds of times to any poor, innocent fool who’s asked that loaded (for me, anyway) question: Where are you from?  These are the friends that can practically recite my little […]

Moving Overseas

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Moving to a new country is no small feat. I admit, after living in 10+ different countries throughout my life, I am quite used to it at this point, but even so, the idea of leaving Colorado after seven years freaked me out. After I announced our move, I had a lot of questions about moving to a new country, so I thought that it would be fun to put together a few tips and pointers […]

Arriving in Sweden

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Hej hej! As you’ve probably noticed, I’m in Sweden! I arrived last week and have been fighting both a nasty cold and horrendous jetlag, so I have not had much of a chance to blog. The trip over, for those of you wondering, was fine. I was really anxious about flying with Winston, but other than a minor issue at customs in Stockholm (they couldn’t locate Winnie’s microchip, despite using about 4 different chip readers! […]

BIG NEWS

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Last year, when Conrad and I celebrated our marriage with my French family, we followed the celebration with a week to wind down in Sweden. During that week, we took a day trip from Stockholm to Uppsala, where some great friends of ours live. Before making our way to their incredible farmhouse just outside the city, we spent a few hours exploring Uppsala. The town is one of few medieval cities still left in Sweden, […]

interior love

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decor / interior / life / light / mid-century / minimal / minimalism / modern / moving / natural / organization / quirky / shabby chic / style

NEWS FLASH: Moving sucks. Packing, unpacking, cleaning, losing things, the actual move, etc., it all sucks. Having moved homes more than 15+ times in my life, you’d think I’d have some sort of tools or strategies to fall back on to make moving less painful, but nope. No such luck. I’m still a terrible packer and major procrastinator, and every move I go through is a hellish, seemingly-neverending ordeal. There is, however, one thing I […]