As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I had intended to set out and explore the non-IKEA side of Almhult. Well, that took me all of a few minutes. This is a very small town, and with such a massive company headquartered here, it dominates day-to-day life. That’s not to say that there is nothing to … More Two HUGE Claims to Fame
It’s hard to believe that it’s January 8, 2013! We’ve already begun planning our next trip, and I haven’t yet recapped 2012. So, here it goes… 2012, like every other year I suppose, was full of ups and downs. It just seemed like all of our “down” time this past year was spent in a … More 2012 In Review
I was warned as a teenager that in addition to all of the testing that is required in school, life will continuously test you…as long as you live. From grocery shopping in Finland, to figuring out how to use a squatty-potty in India, this has proven to be true. However, the most reoccurring test in … More The IKEA Test
Had, took, did(?) our first sauna yesterday, in yet another attempt to become as Finnish as possible. Back in the States neither of us were big on saunas, mainly because sweating in a room full of strangers didn’t appeal to us. Now sweating in the comfort of your own bathroom sauna, is slightly better, not … More Waarrrrrmmmmmm!!
Not sure what kind of tree this is, but they are sprinkled throughout the city. Don’t know what kind they are, asked around and no one else seems to know either. These are right outside of our apartment, so we’ll keep an eye on them and update when/if they bloom and what they look like … More It’s a tree…I think