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This is an article for those of you who don't like the winter season nor the cold winter temperatures. Win over the cold and chase the darkness away with these 20 tips I use during the Swedish winter!
Is it possible that cell phones are good for teens? Is it also possible that cell phones can be used as a learning tool in school instead of being a problem and being banned from lectures? And is it possible that we as parents today just haven't yet understood all the pros with our teens having a cell phone?
Many people do short trips and business trips and many times we are alone at these trips. A hotel room should provide us with all the things we need during a short trip and this is my list of necessary or wanted things!
A feature wall can make all the difference in a room and there are so many cool way to use wallpaper. I did a different type of feature wall in my last project and ended up with smaller areas as a feature wall with only one or two lengths instead of a whole wall....
There are so many different wallpaper on the market and there are many things to consider like the color or the pattern on the wallpaper. But you also needs to consider which type of wallpaper you want and the quality of the wallpaper. My favorite is paste the wall wallpaper because....
In this hub you will be able to see videos about how to hang wallpapers and I will provide you with some tips and the basic knowledge you need on how to choose wallpaper, wallpaper patterns and how to make the best of your room.
Easter in Sweden is celebrated in a traditional way and the traditions have both pagan and christian origin. Come along into the magical celebration of the Swedish Easter, with witches, eggs, whipping, birch twigs and follow the history to the present day!
Sedimentary rocks are fantastic formations that each and everyone tells an amazing history! If we know what to look for, we can read about the fascinating journey the particles in the rocks have done....
Do you need a recipe for an easy, healthy and tasty dinner that everyone can cook? Something that can be made while you do many other things? Here it is! The Swedish Broccoli Casserole! With step by step video...
Although we often refer to our biological clock as a way to divide our life in different periods, we don’t seem to do so well! Is it because our biological clock is broken or is it because of our way of living....
A home isn't a real home until you add the smaller items in your decorations that make the home feel like someone is actually living there! Here are 10 fabulous decoration ideas for inspiration!
All those fixed smiles! Let your smile be true or leave it! We have so many other important emotions to use! Use them and increase your emotional and mental well being!
Swedish Thins or pepparkakor as we call them are a "must have" during Advent and Christmas time. This biscuit has a long history in Sweden and since they are very tasty and easy to eat we also eat them all year around. Read on for recipe, history and fun facts about Swedish Thins.
Have you ever felt the need to break a depressed tuning, to get out all the anger and tension from your body and mind, to make up once and for all? It can happen in all types of relationships and the feeling before the outbreak is highly explosive and very special. This is a description of such occasions ....
Have you ever felt disappointed with how people around you are and behave? Or have you ever felt dissapointed by a whole group of people? Sometimes, the feeling of disappointment is absolutely correct but sometimes it is because of to high expectations and an expectant attitude!
The pop-group ABBA was the first Swedish pop group who made a career and became famous outside Sweden. One of the reasons for their success was that they sang many songs in English but the main reason must be that their music was great. And in my opinion, it still is! I have so many memories from the early 70s when their career started! Join me, back to the 70s!
Somehow we humans are so afraid of germs, bacteria and virus! And since they have lived on Earth much longer time than us and are more resistant than we will ever be, perhaps we are right to be afraid! But many of the things we do, have no relevance nor give us protection against bacteria or virus. But we continue to do so anyway because we believe in myths…
We are all familiar with surface-waves on the ocean and we know that the waves are driven by the wind. But do you know what is happening with water masses beneath the surface in the ocean?
To make it really easy, I have listed the 10 best ways to ensure that children get a lousy start in life!
Have you ever tried to put words on why you write or your motivation to write? And how is the best way to keep on writing?
If you really want to make a difference and do something for the environment you can do it right there in your own bathroom! And you don’t need a dry toilet to do it! All you need is a special water flushing toilet and some plumbing!
A vital and invisible circulation goes on and on in the depths of the worlds oceans without we even think about it. We can´t see it visually, but it is essential for the climate. It is an amazing journey along the bottoms of the oceans.....
A water leak in the kitchen can cause big damage to your house and your economy! It is better to prevent leaks than wait for it to happen. There are some pretty easy ways to prevent leaks in your kitchen...
Can't your arms get any longer? Have you started to guess what it says on the labels in the shop? If so, you already know that you begin to lose your sight and that you need help! But before you do, read this and you will be better prepared for your first pair of eyeglasses.......
Imagine that you could take away the oceans and be able to explore the ocean floor and the continental shelf just like we investigate the land area on Earth. That is a part of what marine geologists do but the investigation has to be done with the water still there! It is a beautiful and hidden historic archive.....
Black interior design is far from dark and gloomy! It is quit the opposite really and the possibilities are endless. Use black in you interior design and transform the room completely with just an accent color!
Do you know which message you send out when you wear or use black? And did you know that black can be a symbol for both luxury, poverty, humility and penance as well as evil, sex and power?
The Spanish slug is just one species that has become an invasive alien species. This slug seems to be impossible to stop and it has now invaded many countries in northern Europe. They have also been seen in the USA and is considered to be a potentially serious threats as an invasive specie there too.
This article contains information and tips about ways to decrease slugs in your garden without harming the environment.
This hub is a story about what goes on in a perfectly normal community and the abnormal things that goes on in a gee, dull garbage bin!
The real summer in Sweden starts around Midsummer. This very special day is filled with delicious culinary traditions and childish games outdoors. We gather friends and family, we take each others hands and we dance around the Midsummer pole and celebrate the light night all night long. Come along with me .....
If you have a dog and if you also like chanterelles you must try these great training tips! If you succeed the only thing you need to do is to buy a bigger mushroom basket! Besides that you will have many wonderful moments with good activity for your dog!
We often see a toxin as just a toxin and we maybe think that it’s those chemicals that also are environmental toxins. This is true but there are also other harmless substances that can become an environmental toxin...
To know is the key to make wise choices. Yes, I know that we can’t avoid chemicals and toxins totally in our way of living, but we can do more or less conscious choices. That is the purpose with this article ...
No, this article isn't going to tell you how you fight the aging process. It is the opposite really. I will tell you how you learn to live with it and how you get the right self image...
You can never be a perfect parent! The only thing you can do is to try and minimize the damage you cause them...
Teenagers nowadays use their cell phone almost as an extension to their own body! The cell phone is always present and they are in connection with Internet by their phones all the time. But is this all a bad thing or are there any advantages...
Semla is a pastry that is loved by the Swedes! We eat enormous amounts of this delicious pastry during late winter! Semlan is even said to have caused the death of a Swedish King! This pastry has, as you can imagine, an interesting history and I will tell you about that as well as give you the recipe to this fantastic traditional treat...
To sow seeds for the plants that will give you greenery and flowers during the summer is a great feeling! But there is one common problem when you re-plant the small plants; tangled roots! By reading this you will know how to avoid that problem... ....
In my part of Europe a new type of garden is coming up; a Vintage garden! It is a garden idea that stands for re-use, recycle and also quality ...
What happened to the skirt, the history of skirt length! Or why don’t young girls wear a skirt in these days?
I don’t know how fashion is in the rest of the world, but here in northern Europe the fashion to wear tights has now resulted in that some young girls and also some women walk around as if they have forgotten the skirt...
Many people spend a lot of time and effort trying to get rid of the moss in their gardens. And despite all the effort, it is often with poor result because you are struggling against nature! Stop that and nurture the moss instead! I will show you the beauty of moss and how to nurture a moss garden...
What characterizes a Swede and the Swedish mentality, some unwritten laws on how to behave in Sweden!
The Swedes are wonderful people! Don’t you think? They are considered to be socially closed, spiritually empty, their hearts are missing, they have sluggish minds, they are cowards, cold, shy and hold a distance!! Who wouldn’t want to meet such a person?...
Do you draw up a list in order to try to do all those things you think you should or must do? Stop doing that! Instead, do it the other way around; make a list over those things you will stop doing and save your time...
All dogs needs daily exercise of both body and head! And the same goes for a Leonberger. Even though it is a big breed you will be amazed over how much they can do, and how fun you can have...
How to maintain good communication as a person in authority, or how to communicate in every day life!
In some jobs you need to put much effort in communication. So many misunderstandings are due to bad communication. To work as a environmental and health inspector is one of those jobs...
Oyster is healthy seafood and a source of Zinc.Nutrients, benefits, information, history and recipe!
Oyster is such a unique seafood and eating oysters will give you many important nutrients. And what about oysters as aphrodisiac, is it true...
A proverb should be consistent with the reality, don´t you think? But this last few weeks a special proverb has begun to annoy me! I think that there is indeed such a thing as bad weather! ...
Lobster is healthy seafood and a source of iodine, benefits from lobster, information, history and recipe!
Lobster is a classic delicacy and to eat lobster is regarded as something special in Europe! But did you know that lobster also contain many benificial nutrients, speeds up your metabolism and contain low amount of fat...
There is a type of Christmas presents that will be a success even to those who have everything! And it is not a thing...
When a women wears a blouse or a shirt with buttons, there is a gap at the bust height! What kind of gaps can occur and why...
In Sweden we have a special and traditional drink during Christmas time which is called glogg! This warm drink has a long history and is a real saver on cold winter days...
The 13 December is a very special day in Sweden! We celebrate Santa Lucia in a very traditional way. Join me and learn about Lucia, maids, star boys and share the warm and special atmosphere with candle lights in the darkest season of the year!
If you want that genuine and traditional atmosphere on Christmas you must visit Gothenburg and Liseberg..
Remember the last time you cried? Can you remember how you felt afterwards? If you had a "good" cry, and not just sobbed, you should feel that you are relaxed and....
I started smoking when I was thirteen years old in the 70´s. Everyone did smoke back then. Smoking was a way to do something forbidden, and also to seem more adult. What a stupid thing to do....
Have you ever thought about cooking as the cause for sexual attraction? Maybe you have without having a special word for it. But now there is such a word and it appears that cooking can be both sexual as well as sensual!
Wall words can be used in almost every room in your home and they certainly add value to your home design. But wall words can also make you feel better.....
Having a parent who suffer from senile dementia is a long and painful journey for everyone involved. The illness affect the whole family as well as friends. But the most difficult part is that you will never know when to say goodbye....
I have had a few dogs in my family during the years, and the last one was a Leonberger who’s name was Prince Rosco. There is something very special with a big dog like the Leonberger and I will try to describe them for you.
Man has existed on Earth a vanishingly short period of Earth's lifetime. And I do think we sometimes need to remind us of the facts, in order to get perspective of ourselves.
Oh no, my teenage daughter came home at 03:30 last night! This is my strategy plan to prevent future occurences!
Many thoughts flew through my mind during the hours when I waited with anxiety! What has happened to my little girl?
Have you ever noticed the beauty of tree trunks in a garden during winter season, the amazing patterns and the colors? In this article I give you suggestions of trees that are beautiful and others that you can´t resist touching when you pass by them...
If you visit Sweden's west coast in summer, you should not miss the island Smogen and the Smogen pier. Smogen is located on the Swedish west coast and attracts thousands of visitors annually.The Smogen pier is a 600 meters wooden pier that contains shops in old fishing huts! It is really worth a visit!
Motivation isn't something that comes suddenly from nowhere and one day make you start fitness training! Motivation is something that you earn! Keep on reading to find out how you earn motivation and how to enjoy exercise alone!
A crayfish party is a traditional Swedish event that takes place during late summer, in August. I will tell you more about the food and the traditional accessories that is needed for a successful Crayfish party...
We are always surrounded by noise and to find a place where it is silent isn't so easy now days. Many people fear the silence but we need silent moments. How else are we going to be able to listen to our selfs...
Coleus is normally used as an inside flower plant, but they can also be used outside in many different ways, both as solitary and in plantations where you want to add some intense colour! My favorite is a dark purple coleus that really add colour to any plantation. Mix it with lime...
The Millennium - trilogy is one of the best thrillers I have ever read. All three books are so thrilling and consist of many twists and turns. Make sure you got plenty of time before you start reading, because you will not stop until you are done!
Most of us take it for granted. To get pregnant when we want to seem only natural. But it isn't always so easy and for some of us pregnancy can´t be a reality without professional aid. This i my story to the greatest gift of all...
Does your clothes contains silver ions or other antibacterial agents? And if they do, do you really need those agents? Have you ever thought about where the agents finally ends up? Read on...
As parents we must get over our embarrassment and talk to our teenagers about sex. And we must make sure they know the important things about sex..
You can join the recycling trend by using used pallet collars in your garden! They are also fantastic if you have a small garden or if you want a convenient and smaller vegetable garden! Read for tips!