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?
Advent is almost here. Of course we all know what this means: You can play and listen to holiday music without people thinking you’re “rushing the season.” It’s okay for stores to have holiday decorations. Children start to behave a little bit better. But most importantly. . . It’s almost Christmas! It’s almost Christmas! It’s… More Advent Is In The Air