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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#126 Summer Stories Part Two
  • #126 Summer Stories Part Two

    #126 Summer Stories Part Two

    Jul 10, 2023 • 21:11

    We’re talking to some of our guests from this past spring. We hear a bit about exploring the viking island...

  • #125 Summer Stories Part One

    #125 Summer Stories Part One

    Jun 26, 2023 • 14:14

    In this special summer edition, we find out how former guests Adam from Australia, Matteo from Argentina and Diana from Latvia spend their summers, both in Sweden and around the world.

  • #124 Attack of the Giant Potato

    #124 Attack of the Giant Potato

    Jun 12, 2023 • 20:05

    Today we chat with Ben, who works in comedy, about living in part-time in Linköping, voiceover work, and making a film about all the big things in the small towns across Sweden.

It’s raining noodles

I had a headache last night and ended up making a rather boring pasta meal for my kids and their...

Southeast Texas job tips

While watching TV in Southeast Texas, there was a public service commercial to help people get jobs through handy job...

Fig Newtons explained

My kids tried Fig Newton cookies on vacation. 8 yr old: Why do they call them Fig Newtons? 10 yr...

My son, the travel agent

While in Texas this summer, we took a trip to the state capitol of Austin. Here is what my 8-yr...

The best ads are on AM Radio

When’s the last time you listened to AM Radio in East Texas?  … Well that’s too long! Commercials on AM...

Grocery shopping in Texas

On our recent trip to Texas, I was in the grocery store buying a vegetable platter for a party. The...

Fake Starbucks names

Whenever we go to a Starbucks in the U.S., my husband (Måns) uses a fake name because it’s impossible for...

Deep-fried Twinkies

On the same theme as yesterday, yet ANOTHER reason I gained 5 pounds on vacation.

Snack time in Texas

Bacon-wrapped jalapenos stuffed with cheese. Just one of the many reasons I gained 5 pounds on our trip.

This is jet lag

For those who haven’t experienced it, here is what jet-lag feels like, illustrated by our youngest son:


Give me a few days people.

Plane from Texas

Time to head outta Texas and get back to Sweden. Here’s what planes look like in Texas of course.

Great parenting

Get out there and roll on the grass! That’s what we did when we were kids and we liked it!...

Living in America

I got nothing today. I give you James Brown’s Gumbo House: