What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Hello friends, it’s been quiet around here lately and I’ve kind of unintentionally taken a couple of weeks off from the ol’ blog.  Odie has been home from school for a couple of weeks, perfectly healthy and full of energy, but… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  So this just happened: My every other year or so dramatic chop off, and hardly so dramatic this time around, although I’m contemplating going back to have the back chopped into a bit more of a graduated bob as it isn’t… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Ughhh I’ve been sick all week.  I don’t think it’s related to taking the bus out to my driving course last week because all three males in my home have had a gnarly cold, and I guess it finally caught up… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As am Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  I’m in the process of getting my Swedish driver’s licence, which is a major pain in the butt to say the least. I’m not new to driving – I got my Canadian licence in 1996 or so – but since I… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Well I have officially survived week two of the C25K running program, and might I say, youch!  This week didn’t have a whole lot more running than last week (it was run 90 seconds walk two minutes) but man oh man… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Hello friends, and happy Easter! I hope you’re having a lovely day that involves a significant amount of chocolate in it, even if this isn’t a “normal” Easter this year. Is anyone else at home alone with an obscene amount of… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  I made an impulse purchase this week: a new pair of running shoes. I used to run regularly and have even done a half marathon before, but in 2013 I broke my ankle and never started running again after. I always… 

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What’s Good This Week

As an Amazon affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Folks, how we doing this week? I feel like this past week is when we collectively ran out of steam. Like in the beginning it was like, ooooh, crisis! Let’s get ready! Let’s stay inside! Drinks with friends on Zoom! And now the mood has shifted… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Ok gang, community check-in time. How is everyone doing? Does anyone need anything?  As of yesterday we have 992 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Sweden, and 350 in Stockholm. Keep in mind that Sweden is a small country, with just over… 

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What’s Good This Week

Guys. On a scale of 1-10, how worried are you about Coronavirus?  From January until the middle of last week I was a cool 1-2, but sometime around Wednesday or Thursday last week I started to have trouble deciding how worried I should be. I’d say that on any given day I’m fluctuating between a… 

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What’s Good This Week

 I’ve spend a big chunk of the past few weeks looking for, interviewing, and starting to onboard a babysitter to help us with daycare pick up a couple of times per week.  Sweden has a very sensible system that prioritizes family, so rather than kids being in daycare for really long days, it’s normal for… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Hey folks! A belated happy Valentine’s Day for those of you who are into that sort of thing.  Paul and I are mutually non-romantic people and really couldn’t care less about doing anything for Valentine’s Day. We went out to a… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Hey contact lens wearers, I need your help! I mean, hello! How are you? Happy Sunday! But seriously, let’s talk lenses. I’ve been using monthly lenses for many years now, but I keep wondering whether I should switch to dailies because a)… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Well I’m back from my whirlwind trip to Canada. It was such a quick trip so jam packed full of stuff that I got home and was like, wait, did that even happen?!  Thankfully (and weirdly, because it’s usually so much… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases. Remember how last week I said we’d be going out for dinner on Thursday to celebrate our 10 year anniversary in Sweden? I lied. It was a decoy.  Here’s what I did instead: On Wednesday I got up at the crack… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Paul moved to Sweden exactly 10 years ago today.  I remember going out for breakfast before taking him to the airport, saying tearful goodbyes, and then going back to our half-packed apartment and sitting on the stairs wondering what in the… 

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What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Any other parents super stoked about going back to work this past week? ????????‍♀️????????‍♀️????????‍♀️ After our strep-mas holidays I was 100% ready and willing to wave goodbye and head back into the office. No sick kids! Actual grownup conversations! No antibiotics! … 

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