Monday, March 28, 2011

Dear Balenciaga

Who knew I would fall for your utterly cheesy line "Wear BALENCIAGA PARIS and become a close yet inaccessible woman who strolls under leafy arbors…".

I didn't even put up a struggle. I simply surrendered. Cause there is nothing I'd rather be than just that. A close yet inaccessible woman who strolls under leafy arbors….

Ps. Kids, am always accessible to you.
Ps 2. Tack Johanna, för att du hjälper mig att bli den kvinnan!

Dear Fermob

Dear Anagram Generator

Link of the day! And yes, you can change settings to English.

Dear family I was born into

I did not choose you, but man, I would, had I ever been given that option.
That's me doubling over from laughter to the right, with my brother falling backwards from laughter to the left, dad in stripes explaining his own rules of dice playing (always to his favor) and mom smilingly listening, but she won't buy into his attempts at tricking the game.

This pic sums up most of my childhood.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Dear last Sunday

You were perfect.

Dear American Apparel

I'm starting to hate you. This ad, created by you, put out by you is surely made to provoke me and it does. I want to protect her, cover her up. She looks so young. I hate your team of ad execs and professionals selecting this one image and posting it for millions all over the world. There's something too private about it. Something too similar to "studies show Russian girls are really attracted to Western men".

Something reminding us about the choices young women think they are making for themselves but which are in the end made by someone else for them, cashing in on them, leaving them wondering what the fuck went wrong.

Dear knitters

I don't knit anymore, but if I did, I might knit something from this book. Curious about the rules. Did this woman obey all the rules, then keep her man captive by threat of sharp needles?


You make it sound like Eddie Fisher was a pair of Debbie Reynold's shoes, that Elizabeth simply put on and walked out with. Nothing I've read about Eddie makes me warm up to him, but at least grant him a will of his own, choices/mistakes he made himself.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Dear Sinuhe Finnish Rye Bread

You're so good, we have to eat you up. Seriously the best "new" product in YEARS!
You Finns, you know how to make rye bread. Crazy good. SINUHE!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Though definitely interesting, I think I'll have to file this look in the "not gonna happen" folder. But who knows? Am currently entertaining thoughts of showing up like this when picking the kids up at daycare.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Dear Banksy

The weird synchronicity of watching Princess Bride and Exit through the gift shop on the same day, getting to know Andre the Giant from two separate sources.


Staying home with a feverish child has its upsides. Like being with a child. And watching The Princess Bride! So funny and great and sir Westley - so hot, Inigo de Montoya so sympathetic, buttercup so I don't know, willful and in love!

Veckans två bästa naturfilmer

Friday, March 18, 2011

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Dear Inside my bag

Dear Inside my bag, you ask women to show the contents of their bags. They're all neat and organized. The top pic is from a Swedish mom. Not my bag! The below pic is an authentic display of my bag content. I'm ready for anything! I don't know why I have a cd in there, or a soap pump? Or so many vitamins? But look, I'm classy, there's a Chanel nail polish in there! Not that I use it. Also, see the Christmas card my daughter made? Bobby pins? Extra cell phone battery for a phone I don't currently use?

Kära vaccinationsklinik

Förstår inte detta bildval, men älskar det.

Dear Paola Pivi

I love this.

Dear Ian & Top Spin

Because I was bored a thousand years ago, working late alone in an office in Stockholm, I looked for some company over the internet and so met Ian Rogers.
Today, he and his company Topspin are releasing their new platform, ready to be used or anyone creative looking for ways to grow a direct-to-fan business.

Also - next time you're working late, feeling lonely, remind yourself it could be the beginning of a long-lasting friendship that may extend to include 2 future spouses and 5 kids, numerous friends on both sides and transatlantic travels.

Ännu ett bra tips från Sara Teleman!

Nu ska det bli andra bullar-bloggen. Med bilder som denna underbara.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Monday, March 14, 2011

Dear Skansen

See how much love your pet toys get in (and outside) our house? What looks like Joel's white scarf in top pic is really his new soft, hug compatible gibbon.


Finally back from INDIA! Malin and fam. This was right before Malin told me a story about how she was arrested by 6 angry police men as she was filming in Bombay.



Thursday, March 10, 2011

Dear Dear Golden

Dear Dear Golden, was too slow on the button to get this perfect blouse. If another one like it suddenly shows up, anywhere in the world, please let me know.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Dear Rodebjer

You see me here, trying to understand what I would look like, wearing your coat, in a bathroom.

I need a new coat. I've been wearing the coat I have for the past 6 years and while I'm all for eco-living, I'm getting close to Dickensian proportions of wear and tear.

So I bought a new coat from your store yesterday, but feel I'm not fashiony enough. I asked Anders, he replied "have I seen that on the Manrepeller? It looks like too much fabric on too small person. But why ask me, ask one of your lady friends, they'll crazy over it". So then asked Petra who started laughing and pulled out a clip from Oprah with a lady wearing what Petra said was similar to my coat:

Clip with sad lady in coat wallowing in misery and sadness under trees:

I'm not worthy of your coat. You can have it back.
Best wishes

Tuesday, March 8, 2011


Frostenson-style semla.

Dear Millesgården

We'll be back.

Dear 3-year old

At 3, always true to yourself.

Kära Stockholmsbor

Det här med att ni började byggde balkonger innan ni fått bygglov kan jag nästan förstå, men inte de som stoppade drömmen om balkonger.

Kära Coop

Roligt att just ni förnyat grodbakelsegenren med dessa ätbara hajhuvuden.

Saker jag inte visste fanns

Men nu när jag vet, fint på något sätt. Att hjälpen skulle finnas om man behövde den.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Dear owl

That feeling, when the scratcher gets where the scratchee wants to be scratched -few things beat that.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011