There are a lot of you guys who wonder what kind of visa we are on in order to live in New York. In 2008 I was here on a journalism visa (we lived here for 6 months to see if we enjoyed living here with the kids). I used to work as a journalist for several Swedish magazines and Micke was on “paternity leave” for Caprice (in Sweden mother and father both receive maternity leave). After that, we have been here on business visas.
But then the most amazing thing happened: We WON Green Cards on the lottery that America has every year! I had completely forgot that I’ve been paying to be in this lottery for the last five years, so GUESS who was surprised when a woman called me last may and said “Congratulations, you’ve won the Green Card Lottery!!”. I thought it was a really bad prank. But no, it was true. We had won – the whole family!!
So today we are going to Stockholm for doctor appointments (mandatory) and also for an interview at the American Embassy. I am so incredibly happy for this since I’ve always felt at home in the USA! It’s going to be a lot easier for us to have greencards since we won’t have to renew our visas. And it’s going to be so much fun to go to Stockholm to meet some friends and family.
Last weekend we set up shop in Williamsburg at Artist and Fleas. Thank you to everyone who came by!
If you didnt get the chance to drop by, then come to our store on 219 Mott Street in Nolita or to our new location on Broadway Market 483 Broadway.
Save both time and the environment by wrapping your bags in reusable fabric gift bags! We are happy to announce that we now offer gift wrapping as an add on to any other bag you purchase.For only $5 you will get your bags wrapped and ready to go.
Choose between a stylish red, black or tartan bag. We will choose the size that best fits the products you have purchased.
Please Reuse, Waste Reduce!