Cranky Toddler, Sugar Detox & DIY Mania

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It’s been one of those pretty tiring weeks so I thought I’d come here and complain a little to you guys haha. I’m also on a one-month “sugar detox”, which might make me a bit cranky too…But I actually just came back from an energising run, finally washed my hair and I have a fresh batch of home made granola in the oven, so life is winning again!

A New Toy

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creatimber balance board

For ages I’ve been thinking about getting the girls one of those wooden curved boards that kids (and adults) can work on their balance on and get rid of some of that excess energy, but just haven’t gotten around to actually buying one. So when Csilla from SaltyFun got in touch asking if I’d like to try out a Creatimber board she recently started selling in her web shop I didn’t hesitate to say yes.

Salty Fun, Tantrums & Baby Fever

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saltyfun finland

Hi guys, it’s been a while! We basically dedicated a whole week to experiencing what it’s like when the whole family has a stomach bug and then the following week I’ve just been lacking energy to write. And then when I finally do decide to blog I discover my website has also gotten ill with a grave error. But that’s fixed now thank god!

DIY Knot Hairband

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diy knot hairband

I don’t know if it’s the spring that has inspired me to get my sewing machine out and come up with all sorts of little DIY projects, but I’m definitely enjoying creating things with my own little hands at the moment. I saw this easy DIY project on a colourful Finnish blog and immediately decided to try it out and share it with you, in English. Will try and keep it short and sweet, so here we go.

15-Minute DIY Laundry Detergent

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diy laundry detergent

It’s Thursday and I’m having my first cup of coffee this week whilst Maya is asleep. A little Valentine’s Day treat for myself 🙂 Here in Finland the 14th of February is actually called “Friendship Day” and is a day when you give your friends cards or small gifts or just wish them a happy friendship day. So Happy Friendship Day to all my lovely friends out there!

A Good Day

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Runebergs tart

Today has been a good day. Nothing special has happened but still. Maybe it was the vibes from the chilled out Sunday we had that carried over to Monday or maybe it’s just that a few things have transpired that I’m happy about and others that I’m really looking forward to.

Snowed In

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Hello from a pretty damn snowy Helsinki! If you follow me on instagram you’ll know how happy I’ve been over the wintry winter we’re having here in Finland. After 7 years in the UK I am just appreciating it so much. I feel like I kid!

Sister Snapshot Vol 4

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little flamencas

It’s been a while since my last sister snapshot post, so here we go again – just in time for Lana’s 4th birthday! There is so much to say about my little girls, but I will try to not go on rambling too much…

20-Minute Granola

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20 minute granola recipe

I don’t know why the hell I haven’t made granola before – especially since I think the shop-bought stuff is way overpriced and consists mainly of oats and sugar. Now if you make your own YOU get to decide what to put in it and what the perfect oats to nuts to dried fruit ratio is.