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 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

Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking and Drying Wood

When you hear the words “Norwegian Wood” you probably think of the song by the Beatles. But there’s a new “Norwegian Wood” in town – it’s a best-selling book by Lars Mytting called “Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way.” (The title of the book in its original Norwegian is Hel Ved,… More Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking and Drying Wood

Nordic Forest Creatures

One of the themes of our 2019 catalog is Forest Creatures. This blog post will talk about some forest creatures you will find in Scandinavia — and how one such animal is part of a long-standing feud between Norway and Sweden (and it is NOT the herring).   Arctic Fox The Arctic fox (Fjellrev in… More Nordic Forest Creatures