Category Archives: Activities

4th of July

If there is any equivilant to the Swedish Midsummer, it has to be 4th of July. In our little town there is a parade ranging from first the tiny kids all the way to the Seniors’ clubs. Last year, nice neighbors brought one … Continue reading

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Sommar, sommar, sommar!

As I write this, the message for summer vacation is streaming through all social media. Beautiful sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, neighbors are graduating and every picture sends out a sense of excitement and promise of a successful future.   Congrats … Continue reading

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6:e Juni Sveriges Nationaldag

Every year, this day seems to just be forgotten in our family. When I grew up, it was simply a day when the flag was raised and we had a pastry that was a little too rich for my taste. … Continue reading

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Vår i Sverige

I just returned from a short trip to Sweden. While spring are much further ahead in Seattle, I just could not resist the urge to share som spring images from Sweden. Lite vitsippor, sköna salta klippor och värmande vårsolstrålar. Inget … Continue reading

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Ett par dagar med besökare

Once the movingboxes have arrived, the visitors tend to find their way into the guestroom. It is always fun to show off the new neighborhood. However, it is not always as easy when you are still exploring the area. The links … Continue reading

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Finances and Taxes

Information on Laws Regarding Finances and Taxes For People with Swedish Background Living in the US Presented by Madeleine Thunström   Currently, many changes are taking place in Europe, America and other parts of the world in regard to how … Continue reading

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Breakfastmeeting February 28, 2012

On Tuesday February 28th 2012 the Swedish Consulate in Seattle, in collaboration with Getswedish had invited Madeleine Thunström a tax lawyer from SEB in Sweden to discuss some general rules regarding immigration and double citizenship as seen from a Swedish perspective. … Continue reading

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Seattle Bloggar

There are so many interesting people writing about everyday life, relocation, art and educational support here in Seattle. Instead of just adding them to a link page, I will add them as I introduce them. Some write in Swedish, others in English. They … Continue reading

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Breakfast at the Consulate

  Welcome to a Breakfast meeting at the Swedish Consulate! Some of you may have received a letter from your Swedish financial institutes stating: “Under US regulations, certain financial services may only be provided to clients resident in the US … Continue reading

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What’s Bubbling?

Breakfast meeting at the Swedish Consulate on February 28.   Mamma Mia is playing at the Paramount Theatre on March 20   Swea is planning for the Vårsalongen, an artwalk that brings Spring into the area… Kommer Älgen Sven tillbaks … Continue reading

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