1st Sunday in Advent Scandinavian style

It's the 1st Sunday in Advent; we've enjoyed visiting Christmas markets, seeing the Christmas lights being lid in our town centre as well as the first Advent Candle at home. 48 small presents have been wrapped up, and we are just about to launch the Little Scandinavian Advent Calendar with 24 amazing presents for you! A few images from our weekend! 1. Bakke Gård Christmas Market, Sigdal Norway....

Scandinavian Christmas Cookies and ‘Pepperkakeverksted’

Norwegian 'Kransekake'. Image source: Matprat.no Scandinavian Christmas cookies are lovingly baked together with family and friends in the run up to Christmas. In Norway you'll be offered 'Sirupssnipper' and 'Serinakaker'. In Sweden there's sweet treats in the shape of 'Rönnskärsformar' og 'Sätoftakakor', where as Denmark proudly presents their 'Klejner' and 'Brunkager'. Recipes for...

Dreaming of a A White and Nostalgic Christmas

Having spent the weekend in Winter Wonderland I couldn't help feeling a little nostalgic and inspired. The new Christmas Collection of gorgeous children's clothing by MeMini might just be what you were looking for, if you too are planning a Nordic Christmas. All the garments above, from Norwegian children's brand MeMini, are lovingly made in lamb wool and cotton mix. We love the sailor style...

How to prepare for a Scandinavian Christmas in London?

Decorate your home with fresh pine tree branches, pretty red berry branches, twigs and pine cones this Christmas. Fill your house with Christmas scents from baking Ginger bread men and simmering 'glögg' Scandinavian mulledwine on the stove. Lid some candles and enjoy this dark but beautiful pre-christmas, in Scandinavian fashion, together with your family. The Scandinavian Christmas Markets and...

Festive Christmas fun and events from the Land of North

Lot's of festive fun ahead; Christmas pop-up events, there's Christmas drinks and dinners, we'll be doing a White Christmas shoot this weekend, the Little Scandinavian Advent Calendar is taking shape, we are working on lots of posts covering all you'll need to know to create your very own, White Christmas. As part of sourcing inspiration I'll be going to the mountain of North. Norefjell,...

Christmas Markets and Shopping Events in London

A proper Nordic Yulefest starts with visiting one or all the three Scandinavian Christmas Markets in London. Join in on the Nordic festive spirit; have some glögg and gingerbread men, shop Scandinavian Christmas decoration and food, meet up with fellow Scandinavians and start the count down to Christmas! These Christmas markets are the real deal; No Frozen characters or German speaking moose....