Spare Change


FIVE. That’s how many hours, according to reports, we had of sunlight during the ENTIRE month of November. And it’s not looking much brighter for December. It’s dark. And it’s dreary. And I’m taking Vitamin D, holding out for “ski week” in February when you can betcha bottom dollar I won’t be skiing, but going someplace warm with sunshine. Hallelujah. But I still love Sweden and the coziness of winter, (most days)…. Read More

FEATHERS, lots of feathers, are all you’ll need to make a really fun Swedish Easter decoration. Glue them or wire the feathers onto the ends of branches. My kids thought this looked like something out of the Lorax. Or maybe just put a bunch of feathers in an old birdhouse…like this one. Lovely. This time of year you can find packets of feathers not only at the craft store, but in the… Read More