Hello lovely friends,
My family put away our Christmas decorations yesterday, on St Knut's Day. A day we have been celebrating for about five years.
Our tradition was to keep the tree up until the weekend after New Years Day until a Swedish runner and her family moved in next door. She introduced me to modern Swedish traditions celebrated in her childhood home. This aspect of our friendship has shaken up the old world traditions that my family observed. A welcome shake.
Nordic is a region but the people believe in a blend of Viking customs and Christianity. For Swede's, Lagom the daily practice. For the Dane's, Hygge. Hygge is having its moment! When asked to review THE HYGGE LIFE, and flipping through the pages, I knew I wanted to read it. My lifelong passion for design and the recent discovery of cooking made this a great choice.Read More