Ingarö

Ingarö: Jacuzzi infinity pool

July 8, 2010
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Lucas, his dad and their first jacuzzi infinity pool.

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Ingarö: Boating in the Canal

July 5, 2010
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Boating in the canals around Ingarö gets you close to nature and all the beautiful houses around the island. Here’s a video with a quick Swedish lesson. Here is a video attempt at orienting you a bit relative to Saltsjöbaden and the house. And finally one with us driving home from a visit to Gustavsberg, […]

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Ingarö: Boating with Lucas

July 4, 2010
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Here’s us boating with Lucas by the church in Ingarö. And some footage around the road which is our “drive to work” together with Johanna and Tim Finally, another video of Lucas in the boat.

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Ingarö: Hiking in the forest

July 3, 2010
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Here are some videos of us in the forest. Hiking at its best — around the corner from the house.

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Ingarö: Lukie and summer toys

July 1, 2010
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Summer is here and Lucas got a clip-clop … … and a bouncy castle.

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Ingarö: The Shed and Best of Summer

June 27, 2010
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The shed is Lucas’ absolute favorite place omn earth. Could spend hours in the place and often does … … but then everything in town is pretty amazing too in the summer. Here is some footage from Gustavsberg.

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Ingarö: Midsummer day dinner 2010

June 26, 2010
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Amazing dinner under the moonlight.

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Ingarö: BBQ Party

June 10, 2010
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BBQ on a gorgeous day in Ingarö. Lillängsdal has never been prettier in the spring.

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Ingarö: Visit from Grandparents

June 7, 2010
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Solveig o Göran come to visit Lucas

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Inagrö: Family Life

May 27, 2010
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Saturdays go something like this … first we go to Siggesta Gård and look at the animals … … then we all jump into the jacuzzi.

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Ingarö: On the Ice by Lillängsdal

January 17, 2010
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The water all around Inagrö is completely frozen so when the sun comes out (briefly) on the weekends, it makes for great excursions …

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Ingarö: Winter roads from Lillängsal

January 12, 2010
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This is the road between Lillängsdal and Stockholm — a gorgeous commute in the Summer, but a bit more than you might want to drive every day in the wintertime, especially since the roads are not that well plowed.

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Ingarö: House at night in the winter

January 11, 2010
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Huset i vinterskrud like they say in Swedish. The evenings out in Ingarö are once again beautiful when the snow arrives (and we no longer have to deal with the November rain and darkness) but I say summer is still better …

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Ingarö: Winter landscape

January 10, 2010
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We have figured out that Reggae makes the sun come out even in the coldest of Swedish winter so this is how we start our mornings in Ingarö after we have let Pia out to do her business Then, after Lucas has had his morning meal concoction, we head of for some sledding in Lillängsdal […]

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Ingarö: Winter sunset at the house

January 9, 2010
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Winter evening after hiking around Ingarö. You can hear the birds who somehow still manages to find food I suppose … -20 degrees is moderately fun for everyone

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Ingarö: Gliders around the house

January 9, 2010
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Once the waterway between Ingarö and Saltsjöbaden freezes over, the gliders come out and the parashuting club uses a 4×4 to pull up the gliders in the air. Later in the afternoon everyone tried to catch the updraft at the cliff by our house so we got a very good view of the gliders later […]

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Ingarö: Fist steps on tape

January 5, 2010
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Lucas first walked in December, after he had turned one year, but we didn’t get any good footage until after the new year — so here it is, lucas taking his first steps so to speak … And here some more footage of Lucas doing everything but walking on command …

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Ingarö: Waking Lucas up early in the morning

January 4, 2010
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Video speaks for itself … Lucas just isn’t that easy to wake up in the morning and he loves his sleep. That said, he’s a pretty good sport when we do wake him …

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Ingarö: Xmas in Sweden

December 14, 2009
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First xmas in Ingarö and we took the opportunity to make a gingerbread house, lussekatter and all the other special Swedish traditions.

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Ingarö: Lucas and the love of food

December 13, 2009
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Lucas and food involves the ‘forbidden face’ a lot — the frowning and fierce shutting of the mouth -yet the food goes in right afterwards … … unless he passes out of course …

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Ingarö: Visit to Lucas’ School (Öppen Förskola)

December 10, 2009
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Lucas attends a small Öppen Förskola right outside of Brunn on Ingarö. It’s a 4km drive from lillängsdal but an adorable Astrid Lindreg school full of toys and kids to play with …

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Ingarö: Hiking in the fall

November 29, 2009
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Here’s us hiking around the house. The two hills are the ones that become so tretrous in the wintertime … but here it’s still fall and much warmer.

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Ingarö: Hiking on the Island

November 28, 2009
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Several square miles of forest full of trains surrounds our house and all along it there is a beautiful shoreline below the cliffs that line the island with a few scattered houses and docks. Pia loves the hiking the most but Lukie loves it too as long as he doesn’t have to actually do the […]

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Ingarö: Thanksgiving Recipie

November 25, 2009
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Thanksgiving Menu (we were 20 people and this is what Elle served ..) 1. Thanksgiving Turkey (unbrined, 18 pounds serving 16 people) 2. Mashed Potatoes 3. Cranberry Sauce 4. Taragon Green Beans (serving 8 people) 5. Brussel sprouts hash with Caramelized Shallots 6. Roasted Parsnip and Sweet Potato with Thyme 7. Gravy 8. “Libby’s Famous” […]

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Ingarö: American Thanksgiving

November 21, 2009
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We celebrated Thanksgiving a few days early this 2nd of Thanksgivings for Lucas.  In hindsight, we picked exactly the right day since the sun came out and gave us an amazing day on Ingarö with picture perfect sunset and all …  … and it all happened thanks to Elle who made it her mission to […]

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Inagrö: Lucas’ first birthday present …

November 18, 2009
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May just be a Red Fire Truck …

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Ingarö: Lucas turns 1!

November 18, 2009
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Waking up on his birthday! Here in his Birthday suit! Busy guy Indeed, there was a Birthday Cake … and a Birthday Candle

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Ingarö vs NYC: View outside our home …

November 5, 2009
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Here’s the view from our NYC home … … and here is the view from Ingarö:

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Ingarö: Lucas got crazy skills

October 29, 2009
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Lucas pushed the cart today which is major achievement for this careful guy who doesn’t like falling or getting hurt.  Is this not the favorite pasttime of every kid?  Guess we should move those knives …

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Ingarö: Hiking with Pia the deerhunter

October 24, 2009
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Tons of trails and roads around the house in Lillängsdal on Ingarö for Pia to hunt on.  Thankfully Pia is too slow to catch the deer since she would most likely be kicked to the curb if she ever caught up … Lucas loves the hiking however …

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Ingarö: Lucas with Farmor and Farfar

October 10, 2009
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Farmor and Farfar visitig from Skåne.  Amazing fall weather. 

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Ingarö: Waterways outside the house (Saltsjöbaden)

September 20, 2009
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In case you are visiting by boat (there is boat taxis from Saltsjöbaden which is easily reachable by train from Stockholm), this video should help you place where the landing is for the house.  Locate the red boathouse and sauna below the house where there is a landing and take the (steep) stairs up the […]

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Ingarö: Lucas and dad hanging out

September 19, 2009
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Lucas likes the jacuzzi as much as I do.  Very goofy dad …

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Ingarö: Sunset from the House

September 17, 2009
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It’s a beautiful day / birthday and all the sailboats around Saltsjöbaden are out. The jacuzzi is ready … … and so is the grill … and most importantly, Lucas seems to be enjoying it as well …

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