So here it is again! I know you love this list!
What are you doing right now? - Leon is just taking a nap so I'm putting some things up in Stina's Vintage Store and having a coffee after lunch. Just found the most horrible and huge tic on Tiger that I had to take away. I though I was going to throw up my lunch. The negative part with having animals.
Show a recently taken picture of you in a everyday situation. - Done! Feeding Leon in a perfect chair from Stokke.
Who do you wanna say Thank You to? - M's parents who came to help us with the garden, the kids and the house!
What have you learnt from last Wednesday List? - That people really judge me by the way I look/dress. I would dare to say that most people judge others more easily then they reflects on themselves. I find it fascinating. I know that a lot of the people i meet want to put me in a label of fanciness and clothes just because it's my hobby and I care to dress nicely. I think it's very small when people do so. For me they chose to take the easy way and putting people under labels with just one glimpse. It shows a lack of depth when someone think that a onion is only the the first peels, the surface you see on the first sight and don't realise that there's so many layers of everyone. But I've come to the point in life where I can honestly stand up and say that I only care for the opinions of the people I care about. The rest is just my ambience and I wish them all the best in life but wont let them but a label on me. I know to much who I am and what I stand for and what's inside my heart and brain, that's good enough for me! Most often I have some sort of tranquility within myself that protect me from being impacted.
What's the thing that most people don't realise about you? - That I have a lot of integrity. Very few knows me from inside out, but the ones who do, might not biologically be my sisters, brothers and family, but they fits under that category in my world anyhow. They sometimes knows me better then myself and vice versa.
You are soon taking the small boys and yourself and changing environment for a month, what do you look forward to there? - Ohhh, everything. Being with family, friends, the children and eat lovely South of France dinners around the pool and drink the wine from the areas around which I love.
I will also try to keep up with my Pilates that I started at Stockholm Pilates Center, my personal instructor has given me a program I should be able to do around the beautiful surrounding.
This time, at least for two of the weeks, M's mother is so kind and made sure a nanny comes with us for help. That means that even mother Stina can get a little bit of vacation, or at least discharge from a constant life with two very small, needing children 24/7. I love it, but we all need a break here and there.
What's happening this autumn? - Well I will slowely but surely start working at a new place and I will tell you more when all papers are signed. Little Leon will start kindergarden and Alexis will change to the same one which is walking distance from our house instead like now, when I have to take the car every morning.
What did you last purchase? - I'm not sure it counts, but M came home with a stunner. I might show it soon. It's a bag from Dior. I also got the most comfy new stretch jeans from DL,here, (they give an amazing shape from behind) and like always, some new sunglasses i will show in different outfit pictures!
Something we don't know about you? - My man, mother and some other pedantic around me think I'm quite messy. I agree to some points but it's my nature to be radical, either one thing or another. I am often cleaning the whole house up to perfection but after a day It can look like a tornado been there If I don't watch out.
Favourite interior attribut? - Fresh flowers, I buy them once per week and it cost a fortune but it has to be added to call something a home in my world. I want them in most of the rooms and we have many rooms so it adds up. Apart from that, light. Correct lightening on a house or apartment makes all the difference. Spotlights, normal lamps etc etc.
What will you wear this summer? - In South of France I tend to pack a lot but end up walking around in a bikini or bathing suit all day long, with maybe a kaftan at night. It's only family and friends there, sometimes I might put on a little dress for the dinners but it's not necessary, it needs to be light then. The evenings can be very, very warm also.
Else I will use my new bag a lot, my golden espadrilles from here, my Chanel flip-flops and use all of my lighter and more girly summer dresses, with lose pants like these, here (massive sale there now!).
I use the colourful baskets from South of France daily during summer (I have them in so many), I find them so beautiful and they are incredibly practical for all types of errands and give that sort of summer chicness I embrace during this season.
We're attending a few nicer parties and cocktails and therefor I'm already now starting to plan with some new and old outfits for these more fun activities. The first two in Geneva soon.
What makes you happy? - Apart from my children who makes me so happy from inside out, it's hard to understand, M and all of that, the fact that Lissie is going to spend two weeks with me in SOF, that mum and dad comes again and my bestie plus family from Colombia/Miami also arrives. Can't wait for all of that.
Lovely environments, warm weather with sun and long, interesting talks always gets me in a nice mood and so does most things in my closet. When M and me are synced also gets me very happy and love in general i think. I need to have a spiritual input, a reflection and analysation in my every day life, else something is lacking. Same with exercise, I need to move, just a little is enough to feel my body strong and powerful. Traveling always brings out sparkling feelings.
I'm so happy for my life in general and hope to give you the best of it here during summer.
(For next weeks Wednesday List, or whenever it choses to arrive; if you have any examples of question, let me know and write them in the comment field!)