• Travel

    Go West!

    I was claiming that after the move I will rise from the northern piles of powder snow stronger and more productive than even, but no, no, no – it was not me rising but the…

    February 8, 2016
  • Travel

    Amsterdam with Kids, Part I

    Amsterdam is a great city for kids and parents, both to live in and to visit. There are so many things to do. Even though the Dutch will not hijack your child and drown…

    December 21, 2015
  • DIY

    Dreaming of Weaving

    As a person, I’m not really orientated towards crafts. But my mom is a genius in handicraft and one of my older sisters is also very good. I’ve just been famous for losing my…

    November 9, 2015
  • Books

    Yes, Please, Can I Be Your Fan?

    For the last week I’ve ”gone to bed” at the same time with my little girl. That means I have gotten addicted to a book – I cannot stop reading and actually go to…

    October 22, 2015
  • DIY

    Sewing, Swearing and Self-Discoveries

    I don’t know what’s gotten into me but I have been doing quite a bit of handicraft and sewing lately. I asked for a sewing machine for a Christmas present last year, because I…

    October 5, 2015
  • Good Life

    Less is More

    I have always cherished the idea that less is more. I have been able to take this philosophy into practice in varying levels, depending on my financial situation, stress levels and other personal ambitions.…

    October 5, 2015
  • Style

    Out of Love for Ballerina Shoes

    I have always loved shoes but for the last ten years I haven’t bought or owned a lot of them. I need my shoes to be comfortable: I have to be able to easily…

    September 12, 2015
  • Home

    On Hanging Plants and Good Night’s Sleep

    My husband and I have a long criminal record when it comes to killing plants. We managed to keep some plants alive in our last apartment in Finland but in our Amsterdam home I…

    August 29, 2015
  • Good Life

    Welcome to a Good Life Jar!

    I was supposed to start a blog when I had a baby more than two years ago. But every woman who ever had a baby knows what happens to ambitious blogging plans when you…

    November 15, 2014