Scandinavian Traditions

Smörgåsbord Time Is Here

The word Smörgåsbord in the United States is often defined as any old buffet that offers a large choice of ...
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Do You Let Christmas Get Your Goat?

The Yule goat (known as a Julbock in Sweden, Julebukk in Norway, or Olkipukki in Finland) in Nordic countries today ...
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Advent Is In The Air

Advent is almost here. Of course we all know what this means: You can play and listen to holiday music ...
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Sankta Lucia Day Is Coming

This Saturday at Ingebretsen's we will be celebrating Lucia Day (a little early, the official day is December 13). Enjoy ...
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Kitchen Witches: A Norwegian Tradition

Kitchen Witches are said to be a Norwegian custom, inherited from early settlers. A kitchen witch, sometimes called a cottage ...
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Viking Weddings Of Yore

Scandinavian wedding traditions can add a lot of beauty and fun to a wedding plus can be a nice way ...
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Kubb: A Game For Everyone

Memorial Day Weekend is often called the start of summer. (Although I believe with the recent heat wave our summer ...
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Easter Traditions In Scandinavia

We have posted about Norway's Påskekrim and the Easter Trees in Sweden but here are a few traditions from all ...
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It’s Almost Time For Påskekrim or Easter-Crime

We posted this last year, but it is worth repeating. By the way, this began in 1923 when Easter landed ...
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The Easter Tree Tradition

Spring is here (or will be officially next week) and Easter is two weeks away. It is time to make ...
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