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Hello everyone!

As I said in yesterdays post I would be baking today and what I made was lussebullar, they're kind of named lucoa buns(?), I'm not too sure where the names from or for what reason they were made in the first place. All I know is that they taste super good and that the main ingredient is saffron, se we might as well call them saffronbuns, right?

These are the ingredients we will need for this are
- 50 g yeast
- 175 g butter
- 2 bags of saffron or 1/2 gram
- 2 dl sugar
-5 dl milk
- 1/2 tsp salt
- ca 11 dl flour

Step 1. Crumble the yeast into a bowl. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Grind the saffron toghther with a bit of sugar in a pestle. Add the saffron and sugar in the melted butter and then add the milk to cool it down.


Step 2.
Pour some of the runny mixture into to bowl with yeast. Stirr. Then add the rest of the mixture together with the rest of the sugar and the salt. Beat almost all of the flour into the bowl and then knead the dough four about 10 minutes. You could use a mixer as well to make it easier. Set the dough aside to rise for about 30 to 40 minutes.
Step 3. Knead the dough again.
Step 4. Start making little buns, however you like them to be. When you've done all of the dough set the buns aside to rise again for another 30-40 minutes.
Step 5. Brush the buns with either milk or eggs, and put raisins in them (optional). Bake them for about ten minutes of utill they've turned golden brown on top.

I put a bit of extra flour on top of my dough when it was rising the first time, cause it was still a bit sticky and for some reason this seemed like a good idea.

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Hello everyone!

I haven't blogged this weekend (apart from now) due to not exactly having anthing to write apart from now.. But here I am, about to tell you about my weekend.

So on friday I did not go to school, my back hurt too much and we have dance class for most of the day on fridays. So I stayed home, hoping to get some essays done. I ended up in bed watching christmas movies drinking tea all day instead, so procrastinating got me here, three hours before the deadline writing it, listening to Green Day being interviewed on BBC Radio 1. On friday night my mum was on cafeteria duty during my brothers hockey game, so I came with her and helped her. We got home around 10.30 pm, I went to sleep the minute my head hit the pillow in our sofa.

On saturday I slept in quite a bit: When I had gotten myself eady for the day me and mum went to a mall near me and wenton a small shoppingspree, since it was Black Friday/Black weekend, a few stores tend to keep the sale during the whole weekend which I loove(I hate big crowds hence why). I found a thinner. pink bomber jacket for 99 crowns, which is about £8, and a dark blue top with little flowers on it for 179 crowns, ca £16. Apart from that we got two movies, two disney movies. One of my absolute favorites (Inside out) and one of mum's (The Jungle book).


My brother had an optional hockey practice on Saturday night so when he and my dad were away on that me and mum did some cleaning. Nothing much, just a bit of vacuuming and putting things back in their place.

So today, I had work this morning, starting at 10 am. Mum and dad came a picked me and and after that we went into town to look at some new ornament and advent lighting. We found two lightings, one for my room and one for the kitchen. We also found some new christmaswrapping, batteries for the ornaments and also some christmasy cupcake cups.

These are the light for my room.


And these are the lights and also what our dining table looks like.


I was thinking of baking today as well but I didn't have time for that, so I'll have to do it another day, hopefully tomorrow. I might post the recipe because what I'm baking is my most essential christmas treat!

Love, A

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Hey guys!

The wierdest thing happened yesterday. This girl added me on snapchat, I recognised her name, and she asked me about a friend that I had like 4 years ago? We kept talking on snapchat and I don't know what she wanted to begin with but yeah.. I don't know what that was all about though I don't mind it.

Anyway, today has been an okay day. There is this african mum with a baby that rides the same bus as me, her baby ia the custest little person I've ever seen and she definitely brighten my mood everytime I see her! She and one of the beggers made my day today. I gave a begger outside of a mall two 5 crown coins and she seemed so gratefull and her swedish was really good,and that also made me smile and feel very good about myself.
I've noticed that doing good deeds or just being kind in general makes my day and my mood a lot better, I definitely recommend doing that.

Now that I think of what I just wrote, doesn't it seem a bit wierd that I just recommended you to be nice, as if it's not something normal that everyone just is, or at least is supposed to be.
I don't really get how people can be rude without there being a reason for it. Especially people on the bus..

Oh well, my day anywho has been good due to those two people. My lessons were alright, I got quite a bit done in school today.

So how has your day been? Are you excited for black friday?

My mum is currently looking at some christmas decorations on the black feiday sale, though it hasn't started yet since it's not friday yet(duh?). So we are gonna keep on looking for things tonight and drink lots of coffée.

Love, A

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Hi!

My day to day has ben awfully tiring. I forgot my glasses at home today and had to walk around with a headache and stinging eyes(does anybody else get that?). I also have this almost-cold that just won't go over nor break out into a real cold. When I have a cold I get a really sore back and that's exactly what I've got now as well as a few coughs here and there. This is one of the very few times that I want to get a cold so that it all will just go over.

How are you? How has your day been?

Apart from all of that I did something very exciting today. I got a new haircut! I chopped of about two inches and got a bob. I will show you a better picture another time but this is a kind of a funny picture but you can see what my hair looks like, and I love it!

Love, A

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Hello, lovely people!

It's that time of the year again - the end of November and all the shops start to fill with all things christmas. I bought an advent calander yesterday, one with two charaters from the movie Trolls, super cute! I aslo found a little one, with only four chocolates, one for each sunday untill christmas. I didn't buy it, but I do want to, it wasn't too expensive either so I might.

Today I went out after school to look for some new decorations and ornaments, I found a few things which me and mum will go and buy another day - if she likes them as well. I found these small cups for mulled wine, one with father christmas on and another one that looked like a beer glass with a handle. I would want to get a new set of mulled wine cups, cause ours we've had for years.

I am really looking forward to christmas this year, to buying presents and get all festive. I love putting up all of our decorations and especially putting up the christmas tree. We have this tradition in our family that we play a certain album on vinyl when we put up the tree, it has to be on vinyl cause that's he way it has always been.

Another things that gets me into a festive mood is youtube and youtubers, british youtubers to be exact. Zoella, Poitlessblog, Tanya Burr, Jim Chapman and all of them gets really festive qutie early and starts talking about christmas the day after halloween. They put up ornaments really early and I tend to start watching their old vloggmases and christmas themed videos, hehe! Am I the only one who absolutely loves that? I can't be.

We started putting up some stars in our windows this weekend, and there's a lot more to come!

Love, A

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Hello to who ever's reading this!

I hope you're happy.

I my last post, I wasn't.
Now it's november 2nd and I'm feeling great, I am actually happy. My situation is the same as it was when I last posted on hwre but at the same time everything is so different!

I used to feel really lonely and long for a boyfriend. Which I suppose everyone does. I don't feel that way anymore and I'm fine being alone.
Because that's what I am, alone, but not lonely. I have a small group of friends who I am close with, and I feel better about myself and my body.

I don't know where I'm going with this post but, I'm happy but I'm not sure what's changed from when I wasn't.

The only thing that hasn't changed is my anxiety, and it's fine, it'll get better over time. I'm doing everything I can to not let it ruin and stop me from doing things!
I don't really tell anybody about it either cause that's who I am and what I do, or don't do..

Anywho, I'm content with my life at the moment and that is what counts.

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Helle everyone, how are you today?

I'm not doing too well right now..

Over these past few weeks that has been my summerbreak, I've been thinking a lot, maybe a bit too much.. I've been thinking about my future and how to manage and survive.. Which sounds a bit wierd, but you'll get what I mean.

Where I want to be in a few years is easy to say, it's a place because that's all I can think of when someone asks me that question.

England has always been my dream country to live in, ever since I was little. I've thought about other places aswell where I might want to live and have a future but I always tell myselft to go for my first "choice", "dream" or "goal" - whatever you want to call it - because for some reason that was my first thought and since it was it must be the best choice(england definitely seems like it, as it feels like home when I'm there), I feel. But this dream or goal can be quite hard to achieve when you have something standing in your way that takes most of your energy..

My something is anxiety.. Last year I had a lot of anxiety, I panicked on the bus, in school, I stayed home a lot because my anxiety (and depression) caused a lot of trouble and prevented me from doing most things. Thinking about it now during summer when I've barely done anything else but stay insinde my house it only made things worse. I have had a lot of trouble going outside, I hung out with friends twice and both times at festivals.. I wish I would've tried to hang out more with them but they all worked most of the summer, as teens seem to do these days.

Me and my family went to Stockholm for a few days. Usually when I go away with my parents it's fine, I feel safe around them and it's way easier to be around them rather than my friends. This time though I did panick, I had a hard time leaving the hotelroom and when we were walking about I often felt trapped and couldn't breath. One of the times when it got worse were when we were walking around in "Gamla Stan" (old town). Narrow streets with tons of people! I don't really know why I couldn't handle the trip with my parents but my anxiety must've gotten worse..

So here I am today, two days before school start, axious about what's to come. I think about are the bus rides, those are always worse. The assignments that we're going to get and how they are probably going to much harder now that I'm a yeear older.. Though I'm probably overreacting.

Since I'm on the musical program we're doing a musical this year aswell, and hopefully I'm just overthinking my anxiety and this years performance will be better. But I'm really nervouse and my teachers will be expecting more this year. Last year was a mess.. I had about 4 lines, which to me was really frightening. I don't do to well with speaking infront of a lot of people.. Infront of anyone to be honest.

I'm scared that my anxiety won't get any better and that I will always have a hard time travelling and doing other things amongst people.. To England it's only a two hour flight, which is fine because I tend to fall alseep on planes. But the carride to and from te airport is the worst part. Well, the wait in the airport isn't something I prefer either.. but, some things you just have to do, right?

As a first "job" I've always dreamt of going to England to work as an au pair, and I still plan on going. I know what agency I want to go with and when I plan on going. So untill then I've got quite some work to do.. I just don't want to not do it! I have to do it for my 10 yeard old self!

Have you ever felt like that? If you have, how do you manage a situation like that? Any special tricks?

I've only got one trick, which doesn't always get me that far but, music! I listen to music constantly!

Love A


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Hello everyone!

I am currently home from school due to being a girl and having massive cramps. Since I'm home and kind of are capable of doing things I figured I'd share 10 of the things that I do on boring days!

1. Make a breakfast that takes a little more time to do rather than a normal school-day breakfast. So I'd make pancakes, with berries and fruit or I'd just chop fruit and toast some bread, and add various of other breakfasty things that are in my fridge/cupboard.

2. Catch up on tv shows are always a must! Today I started watching Shameless and I'm hooked!

3. Turn on the radio and do what ever you were doing to that. I am one of those to really listen to what they're talking about!

4. Clean my room or anything else that's mine and needs cleaning. I am a very messy person, though I have actually started cleaning my room more often now, but my room is most of the time a hot mess. So, whenever I'm home I do a bit of cleaning.

5. I love doing my makeup and taking my time doing it, so I always end up doing my makeup to the radio or one of my playlists on spotify, singing along as I try out a new look or just plainly put on what I normally would.

6. For lunch I often also try to make something more fun to eat, rather than microwaving whatever we had yesterday.

7. I sometimes go out for a walk, charge my phone so that I can take photos of the nature outside. I don't always bring headphones, cause the sound of birds chirping, to me, is really soothing.

8. Read a book! This might be something that some people may think less of cause they don't like reading, but I love reading. I am currently reading if I stay by Gayle Forman.

9. Make a list of things I want to do, a bucket list. Or you can make a list of things you want to do on your holiday, or you might be going away on a trip soon and need a list of things to do there or to bring there! Basically, you can make a list for anything.

10. Homework, or anything else I might need to do for school. Like today, I have to study math and finish writing my essay for my Swedish class.


I hope any of these tips were good enough and I wish you a nice day!

Love, Alma

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Hello everyone, how are you doing?

I am pretty well, I just got back from a long walk alongside the river in my hometown. The weather outside is actually quite warm and not too windy. As per usual when I'm out for a walk I took a couple of photos, and as always they turn out the same, since the weather nor my walk changes that much.

My weekend on the other hand hasn't been that much fun, on friday night I fell asleep the minute my head tuched the pillow on our couch. We had been working out about two hours before that, an "indoor walking" class at the gym. So instead of watching the first episode of Swedish Dancing With the Stars as I had planned I slept though most of the night..

Saturday I woke up early, first blog post and straight after that I went with my mum to the grocerystore and I managed to get a new shampoo and conditioner, the hydrate me wash and rinse by Kevin Murphy. After that all of my family went to my brothers ice-hockey compound to work in the cafeteria. Me and my mom were the ones who worked, I instead of my dad. Our shift started at 4pm and ended 8.30pm, we got home around 9.pm so there was nothing left of that day either. Working there is alright, nothing I prefer but it's definitely worth the money, eventhough it's not that much.

On sunday, yesterday, I woke up really early, as in 7am early. I was pretty much wrecked yesterday due to the kind of hectic day before plus the workouts that I did last week, I studied a bit and then later in the afternoon we went for another class at the gym.

Monday started off as usual, rehearsing the upcoming musical, we're doing The hunchback of Notre Dame. It is going fantastic, I was a bit bummed in the beginning cause it wasn't what I wanted nor expected and I believed it wouldn't turn out good but now I am really happy about it. Since talking isn't my thing I got the best role possible as well, I'm a tavern guest!

How was your weekend?

What were you up to?

I hope you all had a great weekend and day today!

Love, Alma


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Hello everyone and welcome to my blog.

My name is Alma, I am a 17 year old girl from Sweden. I am currently doing my first out of three years of gymnasiet and I'm on the musical program. The aesthetic classes I have are; choir, "music teaching", danc and theatre. Other than that, math, english, swedish and history are mandatory.

My homesituation is as normal as possible, I live with both my parents and my little brother. Unfortunatley we don't have a pet, though since we live in Sweden and we have quite bad weather at times I think we're pretty forutnate at those times without a pet.

So, for my interests I think I've kind of covered the music part, though favorite bands? My all time favorite band is AC/DC! They're absolutely amazing!? Then, 5 seconds of summer are to me one of the most important bands, cause I have my absolute best friends thanks to them.

Other than that, Nirvana and Lana Del Rey are big insperations. I listen to a few song of The Wombats, The Offspring and my favorite song right now is Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners.

I grew up with two parents who absolutely loved music and I was more or less bound to love it just as much. I can remember my parents always listening to either Queen or AC/DC. So, I'm grown up surounded by different rock genres, my mother is the punk rocker (plus a lot of amy winehouse) and my dad loves rock "n" roll, to define my parents by one song each my fathers's Layla by Eric Clapton and my mother's probably Back to Black by Amy Winehouse, or any other song of hers.

Dancing did play a big part in my life a few years ago. I started dancing when I was 4 at Dansstudion, where I live. I stopped dancing when I was 12, for some reason I can't remember. But when I was at it, it was my favorite thing to do and I couldn't imagine not dancing. I once saw the dance group Bounce's last show and was cempletely blown away by it and ever since that I wanted to be just like them. Now, that dream has faded, though I can still watch the show all over again and be just as blown away as the first time I saw it.

So, this was a bit about my. This blog will be like a journal, posts will contain of either emotions, opinions or just updates of my day and my life. 

I hope that you, whoever reads this, will enjoy. 

Love, Alma


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