Me and my friend Greta decided to take a mini vacation together with our kids, only four nights at our summer house in Sweden. The weather is super and I am really enjoying this, also very fun to show Greta my roots and culture.
Lately life has been quite hectic for me. I am a person that wants to do it all, and at the same time and with perfect performance. That’s not really realistic though and I haven’t had time to cook proper fun dinner in a long time. I just love to prepp dinner and I’m always trying new fun recipes but I haven’t had the imagination or time to think about what we should have for dinner.
I had a colleague that gave me the tip to try “Eldum rett”, three dinners a week, half prepped food with recipes. Today was the first time we tried it and I was so pleasantly suprised! I went to Kopavogur and picked up one box, there where three recipes, two meat and one fish. All the ingredients were top quality and the meat from Icelandic farmers, Exactly what I want to eat. I also thought the recipes were inspiring and fun to cook, all ingredients were included and even seasoning mixes. I really recommend to try this if you feel like there is not enough time in the day to plan a good dinner but you still want to feed your family good and healthy food.
I am just very happy to share this bc I really liked it and will enjoy more dinners from Eldumrett.
Happy Wife, Happy Life
Here in the STAKA necklace.
A couple of weeks back I rented a photo studio to take new product images for Petit, the studio is located next to Hring efir hring showroom in Skipholt. I always have Nova with me if I am away working on project myself, it is nice to have her company and she is sleeping somewhere. After I was done with all the photographing for Petit I took the opportunity to snap some pictures of Nova :)
I asked beautiful Steinunn Vala that is the designer behind Hring efir hring if I could borrow some necklaces as accessories in the pictures. She was really feeling the idea and we both started to play-around with Nova as a model. I personally love their jewelry and the images came out so nice and now I have to print one out in larger size to have framed at home :)
It broke my heart yesterday that Iceland didn’t make the finals in Eurovision. I have been voting for this beautiful girl since the beginning, love everything about her song. Looking back at the performance from yesterday I would say that the only thing that was lacking was the stage performance, it is a very big stage for one person to fill up all by herself. I think the dancers that was in the Icelandic competition was really missing now, they had a great dance routine that would have been the perfect add to the stage performance.
Now when Iceland is no longer in the competition I just have to cheer for Måns and Sweden. I have been hanging out with Måns on several occasions and also the first night I meet Gunnar we where partying with Måns. It was a Wednesday night at a karaoke bar in my little hometown. Me, my two best friends, the local football team and Måns Zelmerlöws band was partying in a karaoke bar with a couple of random older people. Wednesdays in my hometown is not really a party night, and this karaoke bar is not a very fancy place. It really felt like it was just us in this bar the hole evening and we had the time of our life. The hole night was crazy fun and such a memorable evening, especially for me because I meet the man of my life that night.
In the videos my two hysterical funny friends, went up on the karaoke stage and asked to sing Måns most famous song, Caramia (the song he performed in Swedish melodiefestivalen 2007) I laugh so much I couldn’t bread, it was so funny. Then they pulled up Måns on the stage and he gave this little bar a free performance that they probably never forget. I am sorry for bad sound and imagery in the videos but the camera phones was not good in 2008 ;D
My morning started in Studio Snilld – Hafnarfjörður for a morning coffee with the very talented artist Heiðdís Helgadóttir.
Heiðdís studio is warm and welcoming just like the host and her cosy dog Elisabet (she’s so Fluffy!!)
Me and Heiðdís have been meeting up a couple of times lately and today we finalized our first collaboration together! Heiðdís has created a letter collection for Petit, it is beautiful hand-drawn leaf letters that will fit nicely in any home! I am so in love with every letter and they are the perfect mix between warm and minimalistic. I am also excited to have a big Þ (for Þóra) framed in our daughters room.
The collection is limited and all drawings hand signed by Heiðdís. The leaf letter collection will be released online and in store on Saturday the 23rd of May at 11:00 – HERE
– Heiðdís Helgadóttir for Petit –
Cant wait !