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Elin Dilley
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Mom and blogger at Swedish Life in Texas
Mom and blogger at Swedish Life in Texas

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the nap time project
While Konrad was napping I decided to surprise him with his own sandbox. I was feeling creative and it was the perfect project to finish during his 1.5 hr nap. We had a big plastic pot that came with the house and some leftover paint. I'm sure there are bet...
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Let's dig up some dirt!
Since the foundation on the house needed some (ok, a lot) of repairs we had to redo all the interior floors. I was actually quite happy about the picking-new-floor process. Not so happy that we had to tear apart our home.  I failed to take good before pictu...
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We bought a house!
Well hello there again! Lots have happened in the last year. We went on what seemed like a never ending house hunt (why do flippers do such a shitty job when remodeling houses!?). We found our dream home in the end of April 2017. A 60's ranch style house wi...
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We made it to Texas!
We left Albuquerque and drove into the night. Konrad woke up and we stopped at a gas station that had a car museum. A perfect stop if you ask Konrad. He loved seeing all the cars and toys on display. He was a little disappointed that he wasn't allowed to pl...
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Roadtripping to Austin
We said our goodbyes in California on a Monday evening and started our journey towards Austin. We had planned out a few key stops along the way but traveling with a almost 2 year old in the car we knew we had to keep our options open. So we did not prebook ...
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Arizona and New Mexico
Our road trip continues and we made it to Flagstaff Arizona. We started with some fun play at the local library (forgot to take pictures) and then we headed to a coffeeshop for a little fun break.   We had dinner at a little burger place that had amazing bu...
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Santa Barbara and Route 66
We drove to Santa Barbara during Konrad's nap and we got there at lunchtime. Santa Barbara is a beautiful town and we found a cute Italian restaurant for some lunch. The restaurant was in an alley so Konrad could run around a little while we ate.  For Fika ...
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Roadtripping to Austin
We said our goodbyes in California on a Monday evening and started our journey towards Austin. We had planned out a few key stops along the way but traveling with a almost 2 year old in the car we knew we had to keep our options open. So we did not prebook ...
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Our turn to leave
"One fine day, it will be your turn. You will leave homes, cities and countries to pursue grander ambitions. You will leave friends, lovers and possibilities for the chance to roam the world and make deeper connections. You will defy your fear of change, ho...
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The Big move
Hello from California. The packing has begun. The Shipping container has been delivered(!) to our driveway. Konrad feeding the neighborhood cats in front of our container. For a little while now Jeff and I have talked about purchasing our own home. Finding ...
The Big move
The Big move
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