My sister suggested that our next post should be from one of our winter trips but today I just can't write about cold and add snowy pictures. The reason is that even thought I love winter, today is one of those days that the wind is so freezing that it goes all the way to … Continue reading Etelä-Konnevesi national park
After the blog text about the Saana fell illumination I have wanted to write a little story of that place from summertime also. We have visited there quite many times but the most memorable time was when we stopped there on our "honeymoon" with my husband. Our son was that time only one year old … Continue reading Summer memories from Saana
How do you spend your winter day with your kids? Mine and my sisters kids have a big age difference and it's not always easy to figure out what we could do with both of them. But snow makes it a lot easier! Kids of all age like the snow activities, what ever they are. … Continue reading Winter day with kids
Happy New Year everyone! Many people make New Year's resolutions and promise to do this and that in upcoming year. I´ve never been a big fan of that, since I like to do things on the spur of the moment. I do, however, make lists about what I would like to do, but no promises. … Continue reading New Year, time for new promises?
Since the Christmas days are over, we wish it was Merry for everyone! Our Christmas went in the same traditional way as usual but the weather was really a pleasant surprise. In Christmas eve the temperature went down to -15 and on day time we had sunshine after a long break. And on Christmas day … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Couple of weeks back me and my friends had a girls weekend trip to Ruka, Kuusamo. You can probably guess that it means a lot of laughter and partying but also lot of talk, talk and talk. We are all mothers and of course kids are a common subject. One topic was how modern-day parents … Continue reading Take your children to the nature!
The darkest time of year is here, but today we celebrate light! Saint Lucia (Santa Lucia, Pyhä Lucia) is chosen every year in many cities and schools but also a national voting for Lucia is organized with a fund raising for a food cause. Wearing white dress and carrying a crown of candles on her … Continue reading Happy Saint Lucia’s day!
Hello! We just got back from a six day speed trip to the north, targeting the village of Kilpisjärvi, where on the honour of our country 100 birthday , they illuminated the fell Saana. It was one of the biggest art work like that in the world ( 2,5 million square meters ). The day … Continue reading Saana fell illumination
We are not swedish,we dont want to become russians. Lets be Finnish! This text was written By one of the nationalists before our independence. It has now been 100 years since Finland anounced our independence. Accross the country we celebrate our journey as an independent nation today. We Finns dont always even realise how great things … Continue reading FINLAND 100 YEARS
Hiking gear.. It takes a lot of room in a tiny house like ours. I was just packing that stuff away for the winter, every year it's the same trouble of finding place for everything. We really are not "material" hikers, we don't need everything to be brand new and latest model or we don't … Continue reading Hiking with family on Saariselkä