May: On my mind

Oh how I love the month of May! Here we go with some goodies on my mind before heading off to June:

glampingTravel: I have to be honest, camping is not really my thing. I´m one of those silly persons who think a bear will eat you up as soon as your eyes are closed but now I´ve found something to look into! Terra Glamping, that would be something! In decorated tents with an incredible view of the ocean just along Highway 1 in California. Yep, goes right on the to do list.

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valerieShoes: Really like these suede flats by Valerie & Heelow. Perfect with jeans and a basic top. By a quick look I could´t find them in my size though, hopefully they will restock soon.

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Without doubt – and this will always be my flower choice for as long as the season is right – peonies. Along with lilacs of course but peonies are for the win as they last longer.

outfit mayOutfit: All I want, blue jeans and a striped shirt. Simple as that.

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Screen Shot 2017-05-30 at 22.44.59Bedroom: Hello & yes please, If I´m not going glamping I just might do this instead.

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office mayOffice: I don´t remember if it was here on the blog or on Instagram I posted this image the first time but I know I reacted to how many people then was equally taken by it as me. This space…yes. Many great things would come from there, I´m sure of it.

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Screen Shot 2017-05-30 at 23.00.11Words: Nothing is as good as Instagram, blogs and what more. I´ve struggled a bit lately with things not at all going the way I planned but I´m not ready to give up. I know my destination and with a little luck and a lot of continuous hard work I´ll hopefully be on my way.

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food mayFood: The grill is already constantly on and the love for prime veggies has never been bigger than in Springtime.

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movie mayMovie: Not a new one but if you haven´t already seen it, please do. Such a moving story with an amazing cast and photography.

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Layered_Recycle_imagebild_1-544x880Sustainable pick: Layered recently launched their Recycle collection described like this ”handwoven rugs made of recycled PET bottles. Melted bottles are used to produce a thread, which in turn is spun into yarn. The resulting handwoven rugs have the same look, texture and softness as traditional wool rugs

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Screen Shot 2017-05-31 at 09.45.57Music: Jennie Abrahamson released her album Reverseries in January and the one track that has been played over and over again is the so beautiful ”Don´t Talk”.

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Casa Cook

casa  c 1 casa c 2 casa c 3 casa c 4 casa c 5 casa c 6 casa c 7 casa c 8 casa c 9 casa c 11 casa c 12 casa c 13 casa c 14The urge for this kind of environment is not surprising as me and the kids are slowly recovering from the stomach flu from ____. Through Petra Tungården I saw that Casa Cook is opening in Kos as well and surely it won’t be less than the one in Rhodes. Haven´t been to any of them but mentally I´m definitely there while heading to load washing machine no 8.

Pics from Casa Cook on Rhodes. 

Country Lodge for sale

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Sometimes when I see places like this for sale I start dreaming of buying it and start a new career in the hotel business…50 rooms and an interior that is already a solid base with a perfect view and setting in Sörmland, Sweden. Would´t mind at all floating around in that raft sauna any day of the year.

More info and pictures here. 

Amangiri

amangiri 1 amangiri 2amangiri 4amangiri 5amangiri 6amangiri 7amangiri 8amangiri 9amangiri 10amangiri 11Today we got back from a trip to Palm Springs and the oh so amazing views and landscape of Joshua Tree. I immediately found this beauty ending up dreaming of more adventures. As so often I found this place in Canyon Point, Utah, via the always inspiring Rich Stapleton for Cereal Magazine. I could show twice as many pictures as the site of Amangiri offers amazing ones too but I just love how Rich had captured it all through his lense. You can see other great views of this amazing place here.

Hi from LA!

Hope you all are having a great start to 2017. Things have been a bit slow on the blog due to holiday in Los Angeles but I´ll make sure to check in here and there anyway. Here are some postcards of the days that have passed. Happy New Year everybody!

1.Pokémon break on Santa Monica pier. We have heard that this spot would be great for Pokémon hunt and the success was total. 2. Waking up to this view every day is just incredible. Need to pinch my arm constantly. 3. Our first lunch in summer heat at favorite Shutters on The Beach. 4. Butcher´s Daughter in Venice, very nice spot. 5. Christmas with friends in Los Feliz. 6. One one side the ocean and the other mountains tops covered in snow. Opposites attract 7. Bike ride along the coast. Love it. 8. Highlights of 2016 #bestnine. 9. Low tide walk in Malibu, Paradise Cove

All pics from my Instagram. 

November: On my mind

Yes I know, 8 days of December have already passed by but didn´t want to miss out on a list for November so here we go:

travel novTravel: This magical camp is not where I´m spending my time at the moment but I am in South Africa (in Cape Town) for a week of work and am super excited as I´ve never been here before. The image is from Singita Lebombo in South Africa, at the border with Mozambique. I would love to travel Africa more and really enjoyed Condé Nasts guide to the best safari lodges and camps. Photo by Adrian Leuw.

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shoes novemberShoes: I don´t know if it´s being closer to a more exotic animal life but I just bought these shoes and love them!! Can pick up any outfit and any day.

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Flower: I used to not like Amaryllis at all but that has changed over the past years and now I love sprinkling them all over our home counting down the days before Christmas.

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outfit novOutfit: All of a sudden I had to think about putting this pale piece of body in summer clothes again and I just missed a similar dress as they ran out of it. Such a shame as that would have been the perfect work outfit for me.

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Outdoor space: I unfortunately  can´t show you pics of the amazing location we are shooting at but like in this image it has this incredible sense of no walls between indoor and outdoors, topped with amazing views over Cape Town and the ocean. The advantage of living in a climate warmer than ours.

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Office: In the current issue of Residence Magazine the home of Fashion editor Daniel Lindström is featured. I had the pleasure of styling that job and fell in love with his home office space. I love books and what they add to an interior and this was certainly no exception. Would love to sit there reading and writing.

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words novWords: Those words have been in my head for some weeks as I´m struggling so hard with fear of flying and leaving the kids back home. But I´ve made the decision not to let my fears limit my life and here I am. Super happy about this experience of work yet anxious of getting on a plane in a few hours again. Some day I´m hoping to reach a better balance where fear is no longer an issue.

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food novFood: As much as I enjoy a slice of summer right now I can´t wait to get back to my family for some traditional pre-Christmas celebrations before heading of to some more adventures.

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book novBook: This must be the most blog mentioned book of the month and I´m no different. Definitely on my wishlist.

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gift novSustainable pick: It´s Christmas soon and with that comes Christmas gifts. We are trying to clean out all of the toys, clothes and books that the kids are not using any more to pass that forward to someone who will treasure them more.  Most things still look brand new and deserves more rounds of fun. And re-gifting, I think that is great! Old gifts that where not right for you, pass it forward instead of only buying new stuff.

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music novMusic: I´m having some difficulties with this category this month as I´m currently sitting in the lobby of the hotel while they are vacuuming the floors and are playing crazy high speed lounge jazz. Not much of inspiration to say the least. Christmas music old style has been the only thing I´ve been listening to for the last month as I have really been in a Christmas mood but this cutie from People People was just added to my wishlist when seeing it over at Hanna Wessman. 

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