Chore-Workout

So I found this professor article about how much different chores burn in calories. And many of them really chocked me so I thought it could be fun to share them with you. And somehow it fits into my blogging as a 40's and 50's housewife. How to burn calories and still clean your house. … Continue reading Chore-Workout

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Tomorrows sewing project!

Some of you might remember my other sewing projects, Vintage patterns I will try this autumn, still to this day I haven't found a perfect fabric for these patterns. I want to say I'm rather picky when it comes to fabric and clothes. I know that if I don't think it will be perfect fabric for … Continue reading Tomorrows sewing project!

14 days and 14 love letters

Letters that you write to someone sure is something special. Now days its so easy to write a text and just hit send. Writing a letter from scratch, by hand, feels so raw and full of emotions. Just because of this reason I decided I would write 14 letters to Vince. Why may have our … Continue reading 14 days and 14 love letters

Love struggle

Many might now the story of me and my boyfriend, Vince. If not you can start the story here, When Elin met Vince Vince and I was happy after he followed me to Sweden. We thought that the hardship of being in a long distance relationship would come to an end. The best kind of … Continue reading Love struggle

6 great books for autumn

Autumn time makes me want to read more. I mean I am a librarian and I do read for work. But funny enough you never read things you want to read but rather things that other say is popular or "in at the moment". I haven't read much of my own interest lately so I … Continue reading 6 great books for autumn

Autumn thoughts

Going from a very warm summer, to be Sweden at least, to this cold rainy weather. It have really made my body all confused. I want to say sorry for not posting more often but many things have happened. At this moment my dad is in the hospital and I'm 4 hours away and can't … Continue reading Autumn thoughts

Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

I have gotten the question on how to create or start building a vintage or retro wardrobe. So I thought it would be a good idea in making a blog series on what I have learned during my researches. Sometimes learning from your mistakes is a good thing. But I would say that buying the … Continue reading Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

Summer has past by and the autumn is slowly taking over

Today was my first day back at work after my 4 week long summer vacation. 4 weeks went by extremely fast. When people at work asked me what I have been doing I was just like "I don't know!" I don't think I have been doing so much to be honest. I know I wrote … Continue reading Summer has past by and the autumn is slowly taking over

Vintage patterns I will try this autumn

Yes, I have an confession. I LOVE patterns. I love following things that someone already spent time to figure out, why do I have to do his work again? You might now wonder why I say this? Well, I realized some people on the internet who do sewing think doing it without a pattern makes … Continue reading Vintage patterns I will try this autumn

Petticoat school – Part 2

This is the second part of the petticoat school; first one you could find here: Petticoat school – Part 1. Things you should consider when you are buying a petticoat: What is the desired “look” you are going for? Depending on your style your choice of petticoat will be different; a Lolita might want a puffy … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 2