About Sarcastic Scandi

Wife, mama, graphic designer, and documentary photographer. Never met a piece of chocolate I didn't like. I love celebrating special occasions, exploring new cities through their local cuisine, and kissing my babies incessantly.

Christmas 2015

By | 2017-02-10T17:00:45+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Personal|

Christmas break kicked off with a visit from Lena's class dinosaur, Dizzy Each weekend her teacher picks a different child to take home one of two dinosaurs


Aksel’s First Birthday

By | 2017-03-01T11:42:13+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Party Hardy|

My favorite little boy in the whole world turned one and I'm not even sure how it happened. I remember the first year of Lena's life went by at a snail's pace and this little guy seems to have just rushed through the past twelve months at lightning speed. I suspect the fact that I am actually getting some sleep has a lot to do with it. When you're awake for an entire year straight, it tends to feel a lot longer.


Estonian Baby Shower

By | 2017-02-10T17:48:12+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Party Hardy|

Lena was assigned to the world's most patient and clever teacher - Liia. We love Liia at our house. Lena has named nearly all her stuffed animals after her, I have bonded with her over our shared adventures in navigating Lena's quirks, and Aksel has even acknowledged her presence with a smile and giggle from time to time. This is a pretty big deal coming from my little introvert.


Lena’s 4th Birthday

By | 2017-02-10T17:48:20+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Party Hardy|

Our baby turned four. Not such a huge deal... except it is. Because in England, once you turn four, you graduate into full time school where you learn how to read and write and stick out your tongue and have a speaking part in the school play. So basically, Lena turned 14. [...]


Halloween 2015

By | 2017-02-10T17:00:52+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Personal|

Around mid-October, we made our annual trek to the "Coldest Field In England. "Undley Pumpkin Patch" To collect our pumpkins.


June 2015 Recap

By | 2017-02-22T17:51:28+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Days Out|

While all our American friends were kicking off summer break, we were still in full swing with school, festivals, and end-of-year festivities. I'm not sure I'll ever get used to the British schedule where the last day of school comes at the end of July but having completed a full year now, I definitely see it's advantages.

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