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New Year’s Eve

2012 Posted on Tue, January 01, 2013 11:28:11

We (my parents, me, my cousin, my aunt and her husband) spent New Year’s Eve with a walk in Hammarby sjöstad and then more eating and drinking.

Before New Year’s Eve

2012 Posted on Tue, January 01, 2013 11:21:57

I spent the day before New Year’s Eve to fika, exchange late xmas gifts and eat.

Gifts from my cousin, my aunt and her husband. A home made hat, chocolate and a tiny cat book.

Embroidered Santas

2012 Posted on Sat, December 29, 2012 19:54:13

I finished with the latest embroidery work today. It is a jultomte/santa. Better late than never. On the photo below you can see the one I finished today to the right. The pictures on the photo are a couple. I made the one to the left in 1995.

I made the one to the left with “long and short stitches”, “French knots” and “satin stitches”. But the one to the right with “stem stitches”, “French knots” and “detached chain stitches”.

My xmas tree

2012 Posted on Wed, December 26, 2012 23:09:02

A photo of my wooden xmas tree. I designed it and made it myself in 2008. I have cat shaped ornaments hanging in it.

A cat

2012 Posted on Wed, December 26, 2012 23:06:36

I met a cat on my way home yesterday:

Xmas Eve

2012 Posted on Wed, December 26, 2012 23:01:22

The photos from my xmas eve is up. They can be found here:

My gifts: 3 packages of Linda McCartney Foods, Laundry bag, Ekelund towel with a tomte (santa) and a cat, giftcard for a lesson in throwing (potter’s wheel) and a ceramic lantern, 2 plant supporters for hyacinths, Rolf Berg ceramic tomte with cat, wine plug shaped as a cat, pen and a note book with cats on, felted tomte, tin jar with chocolate chip and orange biscuits, Maros kök (Cook book with Greek food), Guide till Runriket (book about runestones), paper angel, long sweater, Houses of the National Trust (book), Lid Sid (for covers of pots and pans) and a card holder with a cat.

I baked these:

Xmas gifts:

My dinner:

More xmas gifts:

Grönkålspaj med valnötter

2012 Posted on Fri, December 21, 2012 01:48:01

(In Swedish)

Denna “Grönkålspaj med valnötter” kan rekommenderas:

Min såg ut så här:

Julbord in Stockholm

2012 Posted on Sun, December 16, 2012 18:00:32

Today we went to Djurgården, in Stockholm, and to the restaurant Blå Porten to eat julbord (typical Swedish yule/xmas food).
After lunch my mother and me went to Skansen and to their yule/xmas fair.

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