Happy 145th birthday to Elsa Beskow. Elsa Beskow was one of Sweden’s best-loved writer and illustrator of children’s books. “For over one hundred years Swedish children have grown up with her books. Her illustrations take the reader back to an idyllic Sweden at the turn of the last century. Elsa Beskow’s books transcend nationality and… More Happy Birthday Elsa Beskow
It’s coming – Valentine’s Day. Next week is the day we celebrate love. Valentine’s Day, like Christmas and Easter, is one of the holidays that is celebrated internationally. While cards, flowers, goodies, and red hearts are popular world-wide, every country has a few traditions of their own – including the Scandinavian countries. Ingebretsen’s has some… More Valentinsdag Is Around The Corner
Our guest blog is by Kari Tauring. Kari is a musician and Nordic Roots educator who has worked to keep Nordic traditions alive and thriving. We’ve been honored to have her teach at Ingebretsen’s and we are pleased to be supporters of the upcoming Nordic Ball. “The Nordic Ball?” you ask. Kari, with help from… More The Nordic Ball – Decades of dancing, with more to come.