Friday, December 30, 2016

A month in photos {December 2016}

This is it! The last "a month in photos" -post. This year and forever. I have no words to describe how happy and thankful I am to have had you here each month sharing your beautiful photos and making this a great linky party. But all things eventually come to their end and now it's time give up. Next year I'll be sharing my month in photos on Instagram only. Hope you'll join me there #amonthinphotos @monaspicturesque. If you wish me to follow you please leave a comment so we can connect! Should you need a template for next year, you may download the simple one I've created and will be using in 2017.

But lets take a one last look to your gorgeous collages! Here is our December 

This month favorite...

Now show me yours :)

Monday, December 19, 2016

White Christmas pretty please?

Last weekend we got a little bit of snow... and now we’re losing it which saddens me greatly because I’ve longed for it so much. I mean what’s the point living up north if you don’t even get snow for Christmas. I’m sure will get plenty in February or so - at the time I would be more than ready for spring ;)

Snow or not Christmas is coming! Only few more days. I’m all ready and set. Instagram will update on daily basis - hope to see you there or here sooner or later :)

Have a very happy Christmas everyone! 

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

A month in photos {November 2016}

Better late than never, right? I'm sorry to put up this post so late. I've been so busy!
But here it is. My November in photos. This was not an easy month... girls being sick all the time, me being overload with work. And it's been so dark... But even so there has been good moments too. That's the beauty of looking back and collect those moments into a collage.

Join me and link up your month in photos below!
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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Time and silence

I so need Sundays. Need and love. Last week was quite hard. We lost all our snow and soaked into unbelievable darkness. I had completely forgot what it is like and it was really shocking.... the girls were sick and I had more work than I could have handled.
So I needed this Sunday.  I don't mind the rain and today I find the darkness comforting. Time and silence are the most luxurious things today. Accompanied little gingerbread baking and it was a perfect day... 

So if you are too tired 
to speak, sit next to me, 
because I, too, am fluent 
in silence.
-R. Arnold

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Do it forever

This was a beautiful and love-filled weekend with the family and then there was Father's Day Sunday on the top of it. My both little ones are having a flu but even so we've had plenty of smiles and good laughs. Priceless times. My heart is filled with joy and gratitude and I'm totally emotionally charged just because of how thing are right now. Remember to count your blessings.

you like
do it

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Gray scale with roses

So we have snow...! And it's been so cold it stays. Somewhat beautiful but not just enough to beat the ugly gray scale of everything nowadays. I have a soar throat and a little headache which annoys me a lot since I would have needed this weekend to enjoy. But I bought roses and I have some good reading and a blanket to help me create some harmony and joy. We even went winter swimming, the lake is already frozen! And later in the evening we'll make a fire and have a glass of wine.

Memory is an autumn leaf
that murmurs a while in
the wind and then is
heard no more...

Monday, October 31, 2016

A month in photos {October 2016}

October gone with a blink of an eye! Seriously. This month we got to see the transformation of nature from reds and yellows to total gray. I'm surprised to realize it happened so fast - yet right in front of our eyes. The season seemed so short and I'm sad to let it go. But there are already frosty mornings and I'm sure our first snow is not far away. So welcome winter and welcome November. We'll make it one to remember.

October favorite...

Join me and link up your month in photos below!
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Saturday, October 29, 2016


Halloween wasn't celebrated in Finland until just recently when we found a good foreign excuse for a new celebration. At first I was all against it. It just didn't seem right to adapt another commercial happening to our culture. But seeing kids enjoy it so much, I've learned to accept. It's so much fun after all and when darkness crawling in earlier and earlier every day, we do need fun things around us. So lets just give it a go and enjoy!

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