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How was your weekend?


Moomintroll, Snufkin, and Misan had an excellent weekend. We’re all exhausted, though, so the scavenger reports will have to wait until tomorrow. We may still have another pickup to do in Connecticut tonight for some special goodies. Coffee, please!

(The Moomin dolls are my mother’s, not mine—I can’t get her to give them up! Aren’t they wonderful? I’m posting their picture because today is my beautiful mother’s birthday. Happy birthday, Mommy…I miss you!)

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  • Reply October 29, 2007 at 2:18 am

    I LOVE the Fin Family Moomin!These dolls are really awesome. REALLY awesome!

  • Reply sandra October 29, 2007 at 2:25 am

    they are fabulous!! congratulations to your mother, both on her birthday and for owning these gorgeous dolls 🙂

  • Reply Emma October 29, 2007 at 5:59 am

    The dolls are really cute, but are you sure that is Little My? She looks so sad and worried, maybe it’s her big sister Mymlan? Or Misan?

  • Reply Anna at D16 October 29, 2007 at 6:52 am

    Yes, you’re right, it’s Misan!! And I should know that, my mother used to call my sister that. Thank you 🙂

  • Reply Adam October 29, 2007 at 8:42 am

    I love the Moomintroll! I bet I could make one out of a gourd! Where did your mother get those?

  • Reply lesley October 29, 2007 at 9:23 am

    happy birthday Annamom! and is that Wittle Anna? awwwwwwwww…

  • Reply Anna at D16 October 29, 2007 at 9:24 am

    Adam, she must have bought them in Sweden…probably close to 40 years ago! Here’s a closer photo of Moomintroll’s nose, I think it’s made from very thin leather stretched over a gourd:


  • Reply Adam October 29, 2007 at 9:59 am

    So cute! I should have my 7th graders make Moomintrolls!

  • Reply lisen October 30, 2007 at 2:39 pm

    oh så fina mumindockor!! ja dööör.

  • Reply Elisabeth November 1, 2007 at 5:30 am

    Wow, love the Moomin dolls! Loveley mother and child pic as well 🙂

  • Reply kristina norgaard November 3, 2007 at 7:51 pm

    I miss you too! We do look cute, don’t we?

  • Reply lillie October 30, 2009 at 10:17 am

    Hi! I love your blog and your sense of style.. I just found this site and i started thinking that are you part finnish?? I mean you seem to love aalto and moomins and other stuff from finland.. Its cool, cause I’m from helsinki and i bet you would love too see all the aalto buildings that we have here! aalto’s home, villa mairea etc.. So come and pay a visit here!!
    thank you for makin this blog happen, peace, lillie

  • Reply Anna at D16 October 30, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Lillie, my mother is Swedish. 🙂

  • Reply megan September 3, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    Oh my goodness! My sister has a Moomintroll – my mother’s friend from Germany got it for her. WOW!!!

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