Monthly Archive: January, 2013

Scarf or shawl.

Was in my yarn store and saw a beautiful purple shawl with small flowers! How many colors do I have to buy to make this? Asked about it and they showed me this… Continue reading

A walk in the sun, on the ice. Slätta damm, Hisingsparken, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Someone at the ice. Ready for skating. Deep ice. Path over the ice.

My new project!

Found this pattern. Just loved it. Making pillows for my kitchen. So fast and easy! I can do it while watching TV if it is in swedish or english. (We are also following… Continue reading

Broccoli/cauliflower soup topped with smoked salmon.

Came home after a very cold walk….what is in the fridge for a fast lunch? Found: Broccoli and cauliflower. A small piece of smoked salmon. Brie cheese, philly cream cheese. Always have onions… Continue reading

Ice on the sea! Sillvik, Gothenburg, Sweden

This morning we woke up to 5 F / -15 C. Tried to take a walk at noon. The sunshine was beautiful but only managed to warm a couple degrees. So the walk… Continue reading

Finished my cardigan!

In this case I am happy we have no spring in sight for a couple of months! There will be plenty of opportunities  to wear this cozy pure wool cardigan! I loved the… Continue reading

Ice on the Göta river!

Took our Sunday walk along the north side of the river. Freezing cold 21 F/- 6 C  and a cold wind from north!   The Älvsborg bridge.   Public transport “Älvsnabben”   This… Continue reading

Roasted chicken.

Heat the oven to 440 F /  225 C. Rinse fresh bird in cold water. Rub inside with salt, pepper and (optional) thyme. Rub outside with salt and pepper, cover with slices of… Continue reading

One year with LCHF.

Now we have been on this LCHF-diet/way of living for one year! My husband lost 17 lb (8 kg)! I was not overweight and have not lost more than a couple of lb,… Continue reading

Swedes all crazy for tulips!

Decided I needed a walk although the weather is depressing.  I walked to the mall and took the bus on my way back. The old road, saved for walking and biking. Love the… Continue reading

Warm butt!

Had an old, very used, pure wool blanket. Washed it hot in the washing machine to felt it. Cut it in double layers to fit my kitchen chairs. Used a wool yarn to… Continue reading

Any time snack!

Red pepper with a slice of butter and slices of a tasty cheese. = LCHF sandwich,  SO GOOD!

Cauliflower gratin. So good I’m thinking about a repeat for dinner tonight!

Grease a ovensafe plate with butter. Slice one half head of cauliflower and one small onion. Add crumbled blue cheese. Blend 1/2 cup of sour cream with 1/2 cup of heavy cream, salt… Continue reading