What are you celebrating this week? And how do you get back into your Routines when it's all over? Join me for a round up of my crazy busy birthday week - complete with our unique High School graduation traditions - and my tips for getting back to some normalcy... https://youtu.be/hbX-C1QWx8o Did you see last… Continue reading My crazy Birthday Week: Danish Graduation, Midsummer, Bluetits Chill Swimmers!
What's your best tip to enjoy or survive summer 2021? Here are my Four Daily To-Dos! Plus a look at my birthday and graduation outfits! My best summer parenting tips and hacks to keep you sane... You can also use these tips when you are having a rough week, dealing with stress or bereavement, all… Continue reading Summer Survival Guide 2021! Four Daily To-Dos! Plus my birthday/graduation outfits!
As you'll have seen from my recent posts, my kids are on their summer break from school (six whole weeks, woop, woop!) and the weather in Denmark is fan-flippin-fantastic (upwards of 25 degrees and sunny most days). Which means that it's time for me to clear off my blog desk and take a (well deserved) break! So you'll… Continue reading See you on the other side!
No sooner than I had wiped the last chocolate from the corners of my mouth and hit 'publish' on my flødeboller blogpost (Flødeboller! What's not to love?), than I remembered that there was even more to go round of those dainty Danish domes of delight!What about a tongue twister? Fem flade flødeboller på et fladt flødebollefad!… Continue reading Flødeboller! What's not to love? Um, even more!
I've always had mixed feelings about Sankt Hans Aften. (I've written about it before Happy Sankt Hans!). What is it? A huge event on the Danish social calendar - the night where you go out and celebrate midsummer! 23 June - which this year is next Monday.Bonfires are lit up and down the coast. Or,… Continue reading Counting down… Bonfire night on Monday!
As the Danes say, "Nød lærer nøgen kvinde at spinde". Necessity teaches the naked woman to spin. And that's exactly what I ended up doing on Wednesday.Okay, so I wasn't exactly sitting in my birthday suit, in the front parlour, at the wheel spinning a yarn. No, I was forced to make koldskål from scratch.… Continue reading Necessity is the mother of invention. And of homemade koldskål.
You know you're in Denmark when...In the words of the iconic Undertones, "Here comes the summer!" In fact, Danish summer officially kicked off yesterday, Sunday 1 June. (Spring starts 1 March, summer 1 June, autumn 1 September and winter 1 December.)How I love late spring/early summer! My absolute favourite time of year, when Denmark shows… Continue reading You know you're in Denmark when… (Here comes the Summer!)