Packing for Stockholm (on sale!)

Packing for Stockholm in the Summer with all items on sale at Nordstrom!

Ever since our trip to Copenhagen and Malmö I’ve been dying to head to another place in Scandinavia, Stockholm! Since it has been the summer of California as far as my travels go, I thought I’d take today to share a sort of packing wishlist for the stylish city of Stockholm, Sweden. I’ve compiled a packing list for summer in Sweden with enough items for 10 different outfits that all fit into a carry-on suitcase. All of the items are on sale during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, so get them while they’re hot!

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I Got Rid of My TV.

I got rid of my TV. - A look at Samsung's new "The Frame" television. It's a TV that functions as art in your home.

This post is sponsored by Samsung.

Just kidding. For years upon years, the biggest struggle I’ve had in our living room is the fact that we own a TV. I’m not a huge TV watcher, but we do enjoy family movie night and my husband and kids watch more often than I do. The TV has always been a huge eyesore in the living room, never quite blending in with the decor, until now. Today I’ve partnered with Samsung to introduce The Frame TV and to share how it blends effortlessly into our living room, as if we don’t even own a TV.

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Indoor Outdoor Living, Hygge for Summer

A modern-tropical California outdoor living Room.

The Danish tradition of Hygge has become a lot more popular in the states this past winter and I’m really excited about it. Having just attended the Swedish Midsummer celebration here, it really reminded me that the concept of hygge and cosiness can also be applied to summertime festivities as well. Today I’m taking some time to share with you how you can relate hygge to indoor outdoor living, and how you can bring some indoor cosiness to your outdoor space for summer parties, entertaining, or just enjoying some time in the outdoors. Living in California means that our ‘outdoor’ season timeframe is quite large. Where I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, the climate is quite moderate year-round and we love nothing more than to take advantage of our outdoor space.

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