Category: Animals

Swedish ant bed

I know they say everything is bigger in Texas, but when it comes to ant beds, I think Sweden is...

Ducks climbing up a tree

These are 2 ducks climbing up a tree. It’s hard to see, but the tree goes pretty high. It goes...

Rules of Swedish advertising 

Here in Sweden, advertising rules are fairly strict. No advertising to children. No cigarette or alcoholic beverage ads on tv....

Easter spider rabbit

My 10-yr old wishes you all a happy Easter from the Easter spider rabbit.

Beep Beep, I’m a Sheep

I was “treated” to 30 minutes of my son singing this song OVER and OVER on the way home from...

Jellyfish and wine

My husband and I are soon leaving on a long weekend trip to Portugal. I was able to pack for...

Neighborhood fox update

So now this shows up on the neighborhood forum: “Idag pĂ„ em var hela familjen och lekte i lekparken, sonen...

Buried news

With all the government news lately, I’m starting to feel that we might be losing focus on what’s happening in...

Commercials in another country

Even though I’ve lived in Sweden for almost 17 years now, I still see many commercials through the eyes of...

Merry Victorian Christmas pt. 3

I’m not really sure if this is an actual Christmas card, or just a general “My headless goat wants some...

Merry Victorian Christmas pt. 2

This week’s Victorian Christmas card depicts a party of birds apparently on their way to torch another bird’s nest. At...

Bad parent

According to my kids, here are the reasons I’m a bad parent this week: Ordered clouds to block view of...

Eye troll

For the second time in a month, I’ve gotten a nasty eye infection. Yes, yes I know it’s my makeup...

How fairytale is this kid?

This headline was on CNN this weekend. “Boy sells enough lemonade to buy pony.” Does this kid only get to...