Norway Week: May 17, Syttendemai!

“Gratulerer med dagen!” This is what is being said today all over Norway! “Happy Constitution Day!” (Grunnlovsdagen!) or just “Syttendemai!” (17th of May) The 17th of May is to Norway what the 4th of July is to us in the U.S.A. It is a day of national pride, cultural appreciation, parades and, of course, food. […]

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Norway Week! And Giveaway~

Hei venner! (Hello, Friends!) This week we are going to do something fun! We are going to celebrate all things Norway! And this is the perfect week to highlight this gorgeous country, which calls to my heart in so many ways. I chose this week in particular to delve into the history, culture and good […]

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Fika & Folk Art 1:: Kristin Lavransdatter and giveaway!

This past week I read the very last page of the massive trilogy, Kristin Lavransdatter by Norwegian author Sigrid Undset. As I got to the end of it, I deliberately slowed down….I had been with these characters for so long (over 1100 pages, in fact!) that I hated the idea of finishing. But, I knew […]

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