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  • Breakfast as Usual

    A picture can’t really do justice to the deliciousness of lingonberry jam on toast. Oh well. I tried. If the typical uber-sweet flavor of most jams isn’t your thing, I highly recommend giving lingonberry a shot.

  • Does Cost Plus Carry Swedish Candy?

    The answer to this question, is as of now, unknown. An attempt to find out via calling Cost Plus World Market provided it would be indeed difficult to find this out. Person A: “Hello, Cost Plus World Markets.” Me: “Do you carry Swedish imports?” Person A: “What do you mean?” Me: “I mean, do you…

  • Ikea: Sweden’s Answer to Walmart

    Don’t get me wrong; I do indeed like some of what is there. For example, as I salivate over a piece of white bread slathered in butter and lingonberry jam, I furiously expel my angst over the Ikea shopping experience of today via this post. But the fact remains that I cannot get over the…

  • Another Day of Rain

    Barely into winter and all I can think about is going to the beach. An acquaintance of mine suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and informed me that a special sun lamp is not necessary to treat SAD, but rather, that any lamp can be used to catch some rays with during the darker parts…

  • A Longing for Trouble

    I wonder what it would be like to get into a bar fight.

  • Going Home to Skellefteå, Sweden, Jiggity Jig

    After a month of being deprived of all things Swedish, most notably surstromming, Missfoster is now able to go back to her new (not old) stomping grounds and futz around for awhile. In addition to seeing the most handsome Swede on the face of this planet, she looks forward to partaking in motorcycle adventures, working…