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En hemtrevlig blandning av English cottage, Shabby Chic & rustik så väl som Carl Larsson...och lite vitt!... Plus vardagen långt långt bort från Sverige med aussie maken och två småtroll! - Welcome to ?My Swedish Corner Down Under?

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Easter Luncheon 2018

Easter Luncheon 2018

Annual Easter luncheon at my sister - in  law's place.Lots of food, lots of desserts and lots of chocolate Easter eggs... ☺Yours truly admiring the Easter tablescape♥ Hubby and I ♥♥ La...

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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

For years I have been looking for artificial pussy willow sprigs - and finally, the other day when I went in to the store Bed Bath and Table, there they were! We always used to bring pussy willows...

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Tulip time

Tulip time

Finally some spring colours in our dining room. I removed the Christmas sprigs and replaced them with tulips just in time for Easter. It's pretty, isn't it?Spring colours are so colourful and...

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Easter is just around the corner

Easter is just around the corner

The Easter holidays are just around the corner. In three days the kids will start their holiday and so will I. Hubby gets four days off, which is ok as he doesn't normally get days off apart from...

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Creamy white with sparkling snowflakes

Creamy white with sparkling snowflakes

Week 7 of Term 1, Semester 1...Hello all,Jeez... so long between blog posts... I haven't disappeared, I've only been busy with school lunches, school bus trips and homework - as always. With two kids...

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Hello, I'm back!!

Hello, I'm back!!

Oops, it's been a while since my last blog post. The school year has well and truly started and I've been totally absorbed in the kids' homework as well as continuing to remove Christmas. Yes, you...

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Swedish Corner Down Under Christmas Home

Swedish Corner Down Under Christmas Home

The school holidays are well and truly on their way to the finishing line. The new school year starts on Monday the 22nd here in south-east Queensland. We've had a very relaxing Summer/Christmas...

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New Year's Day 2018

New Year's Day 2018

I tossed the red aside and went for the grey and silver insteadFirst family selfie of 2018♥ Happy New Year ♥

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Best Nine of 2017 - Instagram

Best Nine of 2017 - Instagram

These are my best photos on Instagram during 2017#2017bestnineFeel free to follow me on SwedishCornerDownUnder!♥I'd love some new followers♥...and these are my top nine during 2016

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New Year's Eve 2017

New Year's Eve 2017

We had a quiet night at home on New Year's EveWe ate scrumptious food and watched fireworks on TV.- a perfect evening in my eyes!I skipped the traditional white and silver table settingand used red...

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Our Christmas home

Our Christmas home

Hi all,I thought I'd pop in and say hello... I haven't been blogging much lately, not here at Swedish Corner Down Under anyway. I have been focusing on my Christmas blog, Swe-Aussie Xmas, during the...

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Christmas Day 2017

Christmas Day 2017

We spent Christmas Day with hubby's family and my Uncle and his wifeMy two ♥A mix of Swedish Christmas foods and Australian Christmas foodsJulmust - Swedish Christmas drink and spiced (cinnamon...

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Christmas Eve 2017

Christmas Eve 2017

Christmas Eve breakfastTraditional rice porridge/pudding with cinnamon sugar and milk.This is the exact dish we place outside in the snow for our Tomte (Swedish Santa) instead of milk and...

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End of the school year!

End of the school year!

Last Thursday was the last official day of the school year and there were break up parties all around the school. I dropped by both kids' classrooms to join in the festivities.I started out in Jonah's...

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Bon Voyage!

Bon Voyage!

After about six weeks here in kangaroo country, it was time for mum to fly back to Sweden last night so we said Au Revoir at Brisbane International Airport.Merry ChristmasLa Familia... (with...

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First of Advent... Broadbeach Markets and Swedish Church

First of Advent... Broadbeach Markets and Swedish Church

Before Mum travelled back home to Sweden,we spent a few hours at the Broadbeach Markets.The markets are only a short walk from the beach.Broadbeach MarketsAfter being at the markets,we went to the...

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Christmas Carols 2017 Cancelled

Christmas Carols 2017 Cancelled

Each year the school organises Christmas Carols and today was the day! We were all looking forward seeing each year level perform their Christmas song. Unfortunately, due to bad weather the Christmas...

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My Birthday week(end)

My Birthday week(end)

Last weekend was my birthday weekend.Happy 44th!We had lots on with a kids party and political voting on my actual birthday, so we only celebrated on a very small scale. It still felt like my birthday...

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Seven Years as an Aussie

Seven Years as an Aussie

Seven years ago,I became an Australian Citizen!Still a Swede at heart, though ♥(and on paper too, as I'm allowed to have dual citizenship)Have an awesome weekend!

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Student of the Month!

Student of the Month!

Student of the Month!Lily embodies our school motto, "Always Our Best"She reflects and takes action to achieve her goals.Well done, Lily♥...and this week, Jonah was awarded an A for...

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An outing with the best people! Part 2 The Lost World

An outing with the best people! Part 2 The Lost World

The Lost World, Scenic Rim, QueenslandGorgeous views♥ The Fantastic Four ♥♥Mum♥Ok, I like taking a selfie here and there... ☺My BFF hates sefies!So...I had to chase her around the car a few...

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An outing with the best people! Part 1 Darlington Park

An outing with the best people! Part 1 Darlington Park

The other weekend we had an outing with our best friends, the other family who are like us - Swaustralian... ☺ (A family with a Swedish mum, Australian dad and kids who are both Swedish and...

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Lily's 8th

Lily's 8th

Our daughter's birthday was on the weekend... 8th birthday... OMGoodness, time has flown since she was born! She had a wonderful time surrounded by her friends, parents, brother AND her maternal grand...

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Sunday on the Gold Coast...

Sunday on the Gold Coast...

What a day!We spent the day on the Gold Coast.The weather was beautiful and the view was fantastic.In the distance you can see Surfer's ParadiseWe arrived at my Uncle and his wife's place around...

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Manly Harbour Village Halloween Street Party 2017

Manly Harbour Village Halloween Street Party 2017

Yesterday we attended a Halloween street party. It was the first time we went, so we didn't really know what to expect...Mum and I left our angel wings at home and replaced them with thes outfit......

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