Holidays

Looking to incorporate new cultural traditions? Want to know why Swedes decorate Easter trees or Icelanders read all through the night on Christmas eve? Explore how Ingebretsen’s celebrates Nordic holidays all year long.

Ham Balls from Grandma Iola

There is no time like the present to preserve the past. Annie Malsam is doing just that as she collects ...
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It’s Almost Time For Påskekrim (Easter Crime)

Norway is known as having one of the strangest holiday traditions - Påskekrim - reading about gruesome murders over the ...
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What is St. Urho’s Day?

St. Urho's Day is one of those legends that has a blurry origin story. If you live in Minnesota you ...
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Celebrating Advent – Christmas Traditions

Scandinavian Christmas Whether you're looking to adopt new traditions or learn the history of practices your family has done for ...
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Leif Erikson Day

Leif Erikson Day was declared a national holiday in 1964 by Lyndon B. Johnson. On October 9 each year, celebrations ...
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New Anniversary Stocking Kit

Christmas Stocking Pattern Ingebretsen's is celebrating its 100th Anniversary! In honor of 100 years on Lake Street in South Minneapolis, ...
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Scandinavian Midsummer

Midsummer, an observation of the longest day of the year, is celebrated in each of the Scandinavian countries. Originally a ...
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Nordic National Days

On the 4th of July we celebrate our Independence Day. Nearly every country has a day that they celebrate their ...
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Syttende Mai – Norway’s Constitution Day

Syttende Mai A brief history and how to celebrate from anywhere - The 17th of May (Syttende Mai) is Norway’s ...
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The Easter Tree Tradition

The beginning of spring means it is time to make your Easter Tree or Påskris – a popular tradition in ...
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