Nashville Weekend

Got to Nashville yesterday for a rock concert. Bullet for my Valentine and Breaking Benjamin opened, followed by the main band and also Mike’s favorite band: Avenged Sevenfold. Really great concert! Bridgestone arena was sold out and packed! 

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We were there veeery early ;) 

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We are staying at Sheraton Grand in Nashville. Nice hotel but service has been bad, more on that later.

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Looking up from the lobby at the hotel 😍🙈✨

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Killebrew coffee ☕️ So cozy and so delicious 😋

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Of course I had to get a basic tourist picture with the wings! 

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It has been colder in the south than it was in Sweden. Good thing I prepared with heavy winter clothes before Sweden so I’ve had enough to wear now that it’s freezing here.

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Our brunch spot, you have to come here. Literally amazing and so inexpensive. 

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How cozy?! 

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OJ and ginger tumeric tea to heat back up!

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We asked our waitress about serving sizes and she said they were fairly small. We laughed when all our food came out as we both ordered to dishes each and portions were not so small 😂 (Mike’s other dish had not come out in this pic).

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I got fruit, biscuit with avocado, chipotle sauce, egg, hot sauce marmalade (I believe), and pickled red onions. My other dish was home fries with prosciutto and fig toast (had goat cheese, arugula, gorgonzola cheese I think, and olives). YUM

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Mike wondering how we would eat it all 🙈

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My handsome fiancé ❤️

SACC Lucia Gala 2017

As many of you know, one of my all time favorite holidays is Lucia, and has been ever since I was little. I love the singing and the candle lit ceremony, it is so beautiful. The official day is December 13 every year, and I always watch the big performance in Sweden on svtplay (thank you internet and modern technology). This year, we (as in some Swedish ladies in Atlanta) performed three times: SWEA Christmas fair, Lucia performance in church, and SACC Lucia Gala. These ladies are all so sweet and talented and great. It is always fun hanging out with them every Monday for two months. I'll show more pictures from the gala later. It was a night filled with laughter, food, and dancing - perfect in other words. Thank you to SACC for having me and thank you Mia for always bringing the choir together and organizing + planning the programs. And thanks to Ingrid for playing the piano so beautifully. HUGS and CHEERS

Christmas in Ljunghusen, Sweden

Merry Christmas! Above are snaps from the 23rd and 24th. We put together two puzzles, walked to & on the beach, watched Kalle Anka + a movie, and most importantly spent quality time with each other and ate a lot. Cozy as can be <3

Miracle pop up bar

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I absolutely love Christmas, and this bar was a true tacky Christmas miracle. Everything was wrapped in Christmas wrapping paper and the entire place was covered in lights. It has been a crazy long line every day since they opened (I pass it on a dialy basis) but it was worth the wait. HUGS

Status update from Chicago O’Hare

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Checking in from Chicago live at the moment. We made it safely here from Atlanta. Soon we board our plane to Copenhagen aka I’ll be in Malmö, Sweden in no time. Beyond excited to hug everyone. The past month has been somewhat crazy and hectic so I haven’t spent much time with mom and T but they are stuck with me now so I can finally talk their ears off ;) HUGS and CHEERS

Hey pretty people! My apologies for my silence. I cannot promise I will be back on a regular daily basis, but I am back, and will try to post regularly.

What has happened since I last posted? I went from being a student to a college graduate, officially moved in with my now fiance (!!), went on vacation, got engaged, and started working full time. In other words, life has been all over the place with many big changes. I have needed time to enjoy life and process everything going on at the moment.

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Tomorrow I fly to Sweden to spend Christmas with family and friends. I work until 2-3ish until I leave for the airport. Sadly my fiance cannot come due to work, but I am excited to see my loved ones over there.

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How are you all doing?

CHEERS and HUGS

First day as a college graduate

Outfit from Metallica Concert


No words can describe how H A P P Y I am today. I woke up today as a college graduate. No work, no school. After all these years of school I am finally done for at least a few years. I celebrated my accomplishment and freedom by meeting Liz and Char Char for coffee, followed by a sweaty workout at Stellar Bodies. I went to the pool and relaxed. I watched Gossip Girl and took my time getting ready. I put makeup on and actual clothes instead of workout clothes (yes I've been living makeup-less in workout clothes for the past two months). I went shopping with Liz and Char Char and now I am waiting for my love to come home so we can go out for dinner. Today is such an incredible day. I am so H A P P Y. Let the month of fun and festivities begin. CHEERS AND HUGS