Halloween 2017






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Pictures from our Halloween 2017! We’ve been having a really fun day, with Halloween party at both Eddie-Bo’s and Oliver’s school, followed by party at our house that ended with Trick or Treat, of course! My neighbor Julie’s house on the picture above is a favorite, and the boys call it the Halloween house all year round, because they think it’s so cool!

Time to Zzz after a busy day!


Countdown to Halloween


A big scary spider, lots of spiderweb and some skeletons in our ceiling light! Guess who thinks that is super cool?! Two more days until Halloween and Trick or Treating, that is always on October 31st. Everyone I’ve talked to in Sweden wonder what the ‘real’ day is. Now you know!

We’ve been having a cozy day, we all slept in till 9am (!), perfect for a momma that went out last night :) Then we’ve been playing boardgames, playing basketball in the basement, puzzle and right now the boys are watching a movie. For lunch I made a potatoes/leek soup, nom! And I think that will be my dinner too :)

A lovely family day with my boys ♥

The porch is decorated






The porch – decorated by me and the boys. Ok, mostly by me… but they are into this!! And today they got to pick out their costumes. Halloween, it’s lots of fun, especially when you have kids.

Talking about fun. This blog → DamnGirlGetYourShitTogether  makes me laugh a lot and at the same giving me some great tips and info! She’s a girl from Detroit, an amazing writer (I wish I had that in me!) and damn funny!! Check it out!

Kram//Xx Cissi

Pumpkin season

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The pumpkin season is here and these green ones are my favorites! Yesterday I took the boys to a Bowers farm, where they cold pick there own pumpkins. Pictures to come!

I’ve been baking today and I’m now waiting for my Swedish girls to drop in for fika time!

Kram//Xx Cissi


About Halloween

Last night’s party was a blast!!  I’ve been laughing so much today thinking back of all funny, great costumes! If I went for a sexy outfit? Of course.

So we are Mark and Dave, they are Redwings private parking guys.
They have been wearing these ugly suits for way too many winters and we are always making fun of them :) They are the best guys, always make me laugh! Plus they fuel up my car when needed, love it!!
So we went early to the team party and we stayed outside and welcomed everybody and showed them were to park. I think everybody at first really thought it was real Mark and Dave working. And yes, we won The Best Couple!!

Real Dave! I wish I had one picture of Mark,  he and Johan has the same colored beard, he really looked like him!


And today we’ve been Trick or Treating with the kids!





Me, today as a hungover cat :) Meow, or in Swedish, Mjau!

The boys are now sleeping in these ghost pjs (from Hanna Andersson). They were exhausted and fell asleep so fast after todays all fun!

Finally bedtime for me too, good night!!






Halloween coming up! I haven’t decorated so much in the house, but I thought it was fun to hang some skeletons and a cool card the boys got in the ceiling light! And the boys think the skull paper plates are super cool!
We have a Halloween party on Sunday night and we need to come up with costume ideas, like now! Please hit me with ideas. I mean it’s for me and hubby. The kids are doing Trick or Treat on Monday night, which is the real Halloween!

I’m so tired today. It’s been a busy schedule lately, plus I’ve been sleeping terrible… that new mattress, can’t stand it!! I’m looking forward to crash in the sofa soon and then I’ll check into the guest room I think :) Zzz…

Halloween fun has started


Halloween decoration, check! A light version compared to some other houses in the neighborhood. Love when people go all in!!






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The owl Ovelette (not omelette that autocorrection suggested :) ) and the gekko Greg from the kids show Pj Masks. We had fun in the Halloween store picking out costumes and also got scared from all creepy stuff in there. For real, I’m so easy to scare. Check out my instagram @cissifranzen.

Group photo at Detroit Zoo Boo, not the easiest :) Eddie-Bo and Oliver’s best friends Lucas and Beau, are the catboy Connor from the same show. Great minds think alike! And Eddie-Bo, tight European style it is, haha.

Oliver ♥ Elle

This was our first Halloween celebration of the year. More to come, Halloween Birthday party, in school, Halloween team party for us and of course Trick or Treat on the real Halloween October 31st!

Kram// Xx

Sunday Funday

H E L L O  S U N D A Y

What a lovely weekend. Warm and nice again, love it.

This is what we do every Saturday and Sunday morning. This weekend not so crazy early (me like). It’s so much fun watching Eddie-Bo and his team. Lots of hockey now. I also went to Redwings home opener Friday night.

Halloween is coming up in three weeks so Eddie-Bo thought it was about time to start to decorate.

He wants more scary stuff though :)




We spent the afternoon in a park.
Oh Oliver. This little man is funny, fast, messy and very creative. I spend a lot of time running after him and clean up his mess :)
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To give you an idea what can happen… The other day he scooped wax from a big scented candle into his hair. He smelled “French oak” and I mean a lot, for five days! He also loves to eat sand.

Time for me to cuddle up in the sofa.
Tomorrow morning I have cycle class coming up and after that I will paint again!

Xx Cissi