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Three Things Friday – Happy about tea, potatoes and windows!

Happy Friday! This week has just flown by with all it’s to-do’s and activities, so I wanted to sit down, relax and write down three things I really appreciate or that made me happy this week! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time, my goal is to do it daily but let’s not get ahead of ourselves!

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Log Cabin Home Decor Mood Board

I’ve always loved home decor and it’s something that I definitely think is in my blood. My dad always loved decorating and his home was always filled with paintings and photographs his friends had made or he had taken. He was crazy creative and a magical guitar player and always encouraged me to draw, read or create.
My mom has always had a really great ability to make any house feel like a cozy home where people want to be. She can turn any boring room into a warm place just with a few pieces of fabric and some paint. One of my favorite memories from growing up was when my mom and I would go to IKEA…

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Log Cabin Lady - Åre Snowy Mountains 2020

Moving to the mountains

My dream of moving to the mountains in northern Sweden.
I first visited Åre the summer of 2017. Henrik and I had taken the overnight train from Stockholm and arrived at Åre station early on a dewy Thursday morning in late July. It was so still and quiet and as we walked through the tiny village with the mountain as backdrop a feeling of calm and happiness washed over me and I just knew that I wanted to live there. I always wanted to live in a small town. I’m not sure if it has to do with growing up in a small suburb of Stockholm where everybody pretty much knew everyone or my light obsession with Gilmore Girls, Twin Peaks…

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Buying a log cabin – a wonderful dream come true!

We bought a log cabin! Five words I’ve only ever dreamt of saying (or write). But yes, we bought a log cabin!

It’s been a dream of ours to own a cabin and a house for so long, but until just a few months ago we lived in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, where log cabins are pretty much non-existent and house prices in generally are millions and millions of Swedish kronor which in USD translates to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In early 2020 we finally moved to the tiny mountain town Åre in northern Sweden (I have another blogpost coming out next week about our decision and move to Åre so stay tuned) and it’s been a total dream come true from the start…

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Hi, I'm Jennifer!

Hi, I'm Jennifer!

I live in a log cabin in the tiny mountain village of Åre in northern Sweden. This blog is about living my best cabin life and mountain life- Living a sustainable, productive, balanced and happy life and cozy hygge lifestyle.

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