A Swedish Christmas – 15 Swedish Christmas Traditions

The Swede’s have no shortage of Christmas traditions, and living here we have been more than happy to embrace them, and mix them in with our British ones, for a multicultural Christmas celebration.  I’m going to share with you my top 15 Swedish Christmas Traditions.  Sit back and enjoy, and you never know, you may want to adopt a few …

Raising Children In Sweden – An Expat’s Perspective

A large part of our motivation for moving abroad was our children, and giving them what we felt was a better lifestyle than we could in the UK.  Not better in terms of more things or money, but in terms of quality.  However, it is important to remember that this blog post is based on our (so far) two year …

The Swedish Kitchen – Cooking Outdoors

The beautiful Swedish countryside is full of outdoor fire pits, making cooking outdoors very accessible to everyone.  They come in all shapes, sizes, and conditions, but there is no doubt about it, being able to do your cooking outdoors on a hike or a camp, safely and responsibly, adds to the experience and memories, especially for our three children.   There …

Chokladbollar – Chocolate Ball Recipe For Chokladbollens Dag

Friday 11th May (fredag elfte maj) is chokladbollens dag….yes, that’s right, they have a whole day dedicated to eating chokladbollar (chocolate balls)!  The longer I live here, the more I feel this country is the perfect place for my sweet tooth to have taken residence.  It seems there is always a yummy treat to spend a day officially celebrating!  We …