Favorite Memories from Our California Trip!

Today Rasmus and I arrived back in Oslo after three weeks in California! It was a wonderful trip and I am so glad I was able to spend quality time with my sister and her family, visit old friends, and my old “places.” While leaving them is always hard, Norway is definitely my home. First […]

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San Francisco Morning Life…

It’s 5am and I’m awake typing… most likely because it’s 2pm in Oslo and my body is a little confused, but I’ve also just had so many thoughts! Yesterday was such a cool and interesting day, but it also left me a bit overwhelmed. Being awake in the early morning reminds me of who I […]

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Meet 32 Year Old Milliner Elina Ceder: Behind the Scenes of the Oslo Opera House

“The architecture is very open and inviting, a lot of people think the Opera is something only for high society, but it’s for everyone, and this building really attests to that.” -Elina Ceder Approaching the Oslo Opera House it was raining the kind of rain people refer to as “Norway rain,” the cold kind that […]

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Dreamy horseback riding in the Norwegian mountains

“At one point, as the massive warmblood horse beneath me breathed heavily, steam rising off his neck, working with all his might to gain footing to reach the top of the mountain, I peeked over my left shoulder for just a second to a view I can only describe as sublime.”

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Our beautiful new cat!! The adventure of finding her!

This week we got a cat! I’ve wanted to get a cat for so long now… Rasmus and I both grew up with dogs and cats, and we agreed a cat would be nice for us. Where I grew up in the US animal shelters were always overflowing with cats, and the shelters were desperate […]

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