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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Reflecting on my tattoos…

When I was 18 years old I got 3 tattoos. At the moment I only have 1.5 of them left. The first one I got I had wanted for most of my teen years, and once I turned 18 I could finally get it: a compass. I had it done as soon as I went […]

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Brooke granted Norwegian residency permit!

I am so excited that I have received my residency permit! I woke up early and read the email, I instantly sent a very animated text to Rasmus. It’s happening! A lot of people think that as soon as you marry someone from another country they can stay here, or you can just go there, […]

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