Christmas 2015

By | 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

Christmas 2014

By | December 29th, 2014|Personal|

Jason had been up until 2am building Lena's Christmas gift and Aksel had fussed at me through the night so Christmas morning was slow to get going. We finally headed downstairs around 9 am where all the presents had been carefully laid out in front of the tree. Lena immediately [...]

December Rundown

By | December 28th, 2014|Personal|

It's been exactly one month since our little guy joined us and it feels like he's always been here. I'm not sure if it's due to my short labor or just being a bit more savvy the second time around, but the recovery has been a breeze - can I [...]

Christmas Eve vs. Christmas Day

By | January 8th, 2014|Personal|

The days leading up to Christmas brought some pretty intense discussions at our house. Jason insisted we open presents on Christmas Day while I accused him of trying to ruin the holiday by not following my tradition of opening everything on Christmas Eve. You could say we're both a bit stubborn

Crib And Christingle

By | January 2nd, 2014|Personal|

On Christmas Eve, our local church held a crib and christingle service. I had no idea what it meant or what to expect but thought it would be something nice for us to do as a family this year.

Liverpool

By | January 4th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

Right before Christmas, we took a day trip to Liverpool which is where my cousin Tor has been going to university for the past four years. He's an incredible guitarist and lead singer and has been performing all over Europe for the past few years with a number of up and coming bands.

One month down [Part 2]

By | December 31st, 2012|Days Out, Personal|

I am still in a bit of shock over our new place and that we get to live here. It's a brand new house, 3 stories, with 4 bedrooms and a bathroom on each floor. The bathrooms may be my favorite part as they remind me of a hotel.

One month down! [Part 1]

By | December 28th, 2012|Days Out, Personal|

We are now 5 weeks into life as "Englishters" and I am slowly starting to feel settled. Granted, there is still a lot of organizing that needs to be done in our house but at least we have a permanent home!