14th of December, winner of a retro owl lunch box and bottle by BLAFRE

The winner of 14th of December and a retro lunch box with matching drink bottle with an 70's owl print in bold colours is Charlotte Bird! Congratulations! We have sent you an email! Will you please forward your full name and address plus the desired size to us on: post@littlescandinavian.com and one cool lunch box and bottle will be on it’s way to you! Retail price £26. BLAFRE is a family run...

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First Sunday of Advent

The advent candle, to be found in most Scandinavian homes during the advent time, is four candles placed in the 'adventsstake', a tray or candleholder. Traditionally purple candles are used but as the 'all white Scandi Christmas' white is popular this is often seen too. One candle is lit every week starting on the first Sunday of Advent up until the fourth and last Sunday before Christmas Eve....

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Norwegian Christmas market in London

The Norwegian Church is based in St Olav's Square, South East London. One of the church's most popular events is the yearly Christmas Fair that takes place the third weekend in November every year. It is a great chance to stock up on all your favourite Norwegian Christmas delights and decoration. Opening times: Friday 19/11 11-6pm Saturday 20/11 10-5pm - Sunday 21/11 12:30-5pm Entrance fee: £1...

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Norwegian high street tween brand Wow and me

Norwegian high streets have a new fashion brand to be proud of, WOW AND ME, that's instantly has become all tweens favourite. It's affordable, the style is funky and functional for the older children that want to dress trendy without looking like adults. Proper Scandinavian tween fashion! Their latest collection for Christmas 2010, designed by the Norwegian fashion designer Fam Irvoll was...

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The So-Ro cradle

The contemporary cradle from the Norwegian design company So-Ro is the first product in the So-Ro series. The So-Ro cradle is innovative in its class, both in terms of design and functionality. The design focuses on the baby's comfort and development. So-Ro creates products that form a balance between activity and calmness in the baby's first year. By combining modern Scandinavian design with...

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The Alpaca Society

A Norwegian secret society is revealed... The Alpaca Society has been dressing children and adults in luxurious and natural garments since 2005, and its about time it's introduced to us and the UK! Only got a few pics from their latest fashion show in Norway, but the collection consists of clothes for babies 0-2y, boys and girls 2-8y, tweens 8-12y and women. The Alpaca Society is members of the...

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Blafre design in UK

The Norwegian family run design company Blafre has since 2005 produced retro stationery. Recently they extended their product range to include super cute and very 70' thermos flasks, drinking bottles and tin lunch boxes all made from recycled stainless steel. See more products from Blafre, here or visit www.blafre.com The pictures shows the Squirrel Thermos Flask 350 ml, perfect size for kids....

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Farikal, lamb and cabbage stew

This stew is a popular meat dish from Norway, actually so popular that it was voted to be Norway's national dish back in the 70's and I would say that this hearty dish is more popular than ever, with lamb and cabbage layered and stewed with peppercorns and salt, slow cooked until tender, then served with potatoes. Beer is the best option alongside this dish and for the true Vikings there is the...

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Jumina -a Norwegian fairytale

Norwegian Jumina design is artistic and unique garments for both adults and children, using natural materials and organic fair trade cotton. The designer behind the concept, Elisabeth Grønning Rognmo, is inspired by her 3 children and by old Norwegian fairy tales. Elisabeth is highly creative and environmentally aware, which is reflected in her high quality clothing line. All clothing and...

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