This weekend we celebrated Alices 11th birthday. Her birthday was on Friday and we had invited the grandparents, the great grand ma and my sister with her family too a small party on Saturday. Alice loves baking so she had planned a marshmallow cake and she did (almost) everything on her own. She started with doing the cake bases, or the actual cake parts, on … Continue reading Complicated cake and family fun
Today this girl is 11 years old. 11 years! I became a mom 11 years ago. Even if I say it loud and look at old photos I cant believe that she is now closer to 15 than 5! What happended? Where did my baby go? Where did that new mum go? Well, a collegue told me the other day that I will adapt. … Continue reading The day I became a mom 11 years ago
I just want to keep sitting in sun chairs Using no other shoes than Birkenstock Forgetting to put sun screen and feel my skin burn a bit Chase mosquitoes in the night and flies in the day Keep walking in the woods and picking blueberries as snacks I want to keep forgetting what day it is or what time, week or month I want to … Continue reading Poem to summer
Well, this is about to be a reminder for myself. And some tips on where to find good yoga for thoose who are interested to try it out. I do need to remember to do my yoga though. Every day. I have had both a good and bad week last week. Good since I got to go to a wedding on the countryside and … Continue reading Just keep doing yoga
After a way too long break I am back at the gym and in my fitness mode again. The beginning of 2016 was a bit rough on me and life in general but have a good feeling for the next quarter. We love life here in Zambia and have adjusted and gotten used to most of it. Mayani is working on site three weeks at … Continue reading Back in the gym again!
Soon we have lived in Lusaka, Zambia, for a year! Exclamation mark for sure because time just flies. It takes time to settle in, find schools, jobs and where to buy your food but to make a longer story short, we like it here. Zambia is warm, kind and colourful! Almost every day I see something that I have not seen before, a color shift … Continue reading Fashion in Zambia (I am back)
This previous week I have been changing strollers like they where pants. And truth to be told I enjoy switching a bit since the stroller is one of the things we use the most to Sylvia. When Alice was a baby she didnt like going in the stroller and we had to carry her alot. Sylvia loves the stroller and so far we have had … Continue reading The hunt for the perfect stroller