The beginning of spring means it is time to make your Easter Tree or Påskris – a popular tradition in Sweden. This year Ingebretsen’s is offering an Easter Tree starter kit! The box is filled with ornaments and a package of ribbons. All you need is a collection of branches to decorate! Brighten up your… More The Easter Tree Tradition
The word Smörgåsbord in the United States is often defined as any old buffet that offers a large choice of food. However, the word originated in Sweden. Its roots are found in the upper class of 14th century Sweden where a small spread of bread, butter, and cheese was offered before mealtime. The smörgåsbord grew… More Smörgåsbord Time Is Here
The Yule goat (known as a Julbock in Sweden, Julebukk in Norway, or Olkipukki in Finland) in Nordic countries today is best known as a Christmas ornament. The modern version of the Yule goat figure is a decorative goat made out of straw and bound with red ribbons, a popular Christmas ornament often found under… More Do You Let Christmas Get Your Goat?