This and that – dispatches from the web

Thanks to the words of wisdom from the lovely ladies at Facegoop, I decided to try out glitter nail varnish. For a first attempt, I am pretty pleased. I’ll definitely be renewing this for a bit of Christmas glitter.

An English Mamma in Stockholm: glittery grey nail varnish

If you’re stumped for a Christmas present for someone, you could always donate money on their behalf to Save The Children (Rädda Barnen in Sweden). The charity also has some lovely Christmas cards for sale if you’re running a little late with those this year.

Julbord is a big event in the run-up to Christmas in Sweden – the big Christmas smörgåsbord or buffet dinner. The problem is that is can often be unhealthy, so it is so helpful that Olga has put together a list of what julbord delights you can eat without feeling too bad.

And if you want to go all-out this month, can I point you in the direction of Emma’s post on æbleskiver – a traditional Danish Christmas delicacy. I miss these so very, very much every December.

Oh, I had not considered this before but it makes sense – and makes me feel better since I recently underwent a health check and it came back very positively but I still get annoyed at myself about the rolls on my stomach.

I am such a language and grammar nerd that I’ve been having fun playing with this in my emails for the past week. I know, I know…

I am always on the lookout for pictures for the boys’ bedroom and I think this childhood science poster one could be perfect when they are a little older.

And thinking of the periodic table, today Toca Boca – one of our favourite app producers – launches a new app called Toca Lab that teaches children about the periodic table.


    • Kat says

      My pleasure! (A friend is giving me his aebleskiver pan as he no longer uses it – cannot wait to get cooking!)

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