How to teach a Nordic preschooler about a sustainable lifestyle: HSY's workbook

Saturday, January 25, 2020

How to teach a Nordic preschooler about a sustainable lifestyle: HSY's workbook

Helsinki, 2 degrees


The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.
Recently, my husband visited a waste receiving station, which we in Finland call Sortti stations. While visiting, he pic…
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Turning invisible people & items into art in Helsinki: Vivian Maier & Anu Tuominen

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Turning invisible people & items into art in Helsinki: Vivian Maier & Anu Tuominen

Helsinki, 5 degrees


Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. 
Helsinki has one of the highest percentages of museums in the city, and that makes it an excellent art Nordic destination both for locals and vi…
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5 drop-dead gorgeous blue ideas for a Nordic home

Saturday, January 11, 2020

5 drop-dead gorgeous blue ideas for a Nordic home

Helsinki, 4 degrees



Blue is the color of peace. 


In the midst of a beautiful winter day (note warm as we have 4 degrees when we usually would have at least -10 during this time of the year), I sit and daydream about how …
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Introducing the perfect Nordic sequin dress: Danish PBO - Amaretto

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Introducing the perfect Nordic sequin dress: Danish PBO - Amaretto

Helsinki, 3 degrees


Hold on, I'm having a sequin moment.
Happy New Year! If there is something that never goes out of fashion during the New Year's Eve and the holiday season in general, it's a sequin dress! …
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