Memini Autumn Winter 2010

The autumn winter 2010 collection from Norwegian label MeMini is about to arrive in the shops. And MeMini really shows off with their high quality knitted garments in the nostalgic style we love. There are quite a few must haves here; Like the knitted vest for the boys and the knitted dress for girls as shown below. Also worth having a look at is the jeans collection from MeMini as it is so...

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Norwegian Apple Cake

Today's recipe is a moist apple cake that makes the whole house smell delicious! With only 15 minutes preparation time it's fabulous and foolproof –simply perfect for this time of the year and especially on a rainy day! Ingredients: 3 large Bramley apples 125 g butter 125 g caster sugar 125 g flour (strong white) 2 eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 50 g ground almonds 3 tbs brown sugar 1...

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Ugly Norwegians

Norwegian brand Ugly Children’s Clothing (founded in 2006) make the coolest cotton mix knit baby bodies, hats, dresses and leggings for babies and kids. Read more about the Norwegian Marius pattern here Talking about Ugly, I'm even more excited about their coming SS11 collection and have to give you a sneak peak of what to look forward to for the coming Spring season: It's the ultimate in urban...

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Norwegian lazy breakfast – Waffles

It's still holiday and as we are enjoying those lazy mornings where you are slowly woken up by the sunshine. As a holiday treat we made Norwegian waffles today. Served with home made strawberry jam, recipe here: Strawberry Jam Scandinavian style waffles are thin, made in a heart-shaped waffle iron. The batter is similar to other varieties. The most common style are sweet, with whipped or sour...

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Epla arts and crafts online marked

Like a proper old fashioned marked with lots of individual stalls, where local craftsmen display and sell their gods, Norwegian online site Epla is the viritual version of this. Founded late 2009 the online marked is already well known within Norway and Scandinavia. It seems like high quality homemade products, often made of recycled materials, are increasingly popular. And I'm amazed how many...

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Retro owls and lunch boxes

Owls had their big comeback as a design trend in 2006 and it appears that the wise little creatures have some staying power. Norwegian Blafre Design summer news as shown here. I don't know what you think but I find owls both interesting and calming. Owls may seem like a rather random design trend, but actually, the wise motif goes back several decades to the 1960's. Owls, retro colours and prints...

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Funky Moose Reflex wellies

Did you know that most children in Scandinavia would wear proper rain gear like waterproof dungarees and jacket or a all-in-one combined with wellington boots and Souwester hat. Children seldom wear a raincoat and a umbrella. Like how would they be able to explore that muddy puddle then? Norwegian wellington boots for children and adults from Moose Reflex are the worlds first approved reflex rain...

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Small, but sturdy and stable

Aksel, the chair from Norway, is simple, pure in style, traditional & elegant. Handcrafted from the finest natural materials since 1938, is carefully built to provide you a lifetime of enjoyment. Choose between the Aksel Children's Chair, the smallest one. Delivered with or without arm rests and as rocking chair or Little Aksel, children's chair for the dining table, for the ages 1-3 years....

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