Confession of a Cookie Monster

theScandinavianDad made more Berlinerkranser (Norwegian Christmas Cookies) yesterday. And this morning he woke me up with a heart shaped on to accompany the latte he serves every morning. I'm afraid it was gone before I got my camera out... And now, walking into the kitchen, this tower of yummy Christmas Cookies greets me. Do you think he'll notice if some of them will disappear? I mean, one is...

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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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Christmas is traditionally celebrated on the 24th of December in Scandinavia. But it starts way before that with shopping for gifts and Christmas clothes and preparations of decoration and all that glorious Christmas food. The Christmas season starts with the first Advent, which falls on Sunday the 28th of November this year. Advent is the time to start decorating your home with an abundance of...

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Christmas cards the Scandinavian way

It's that time of the year again... Yes, I know it's a bit early, but I couldn't resist not sharing the simple Christmas cards from danish design company Minimega in such rich and delightful colours. Also if you start up now you might even have time to enjoy writing all the cards! Available in the shop primo November at www.minimega.dk Photo: Blog by Minimega

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Ticket to Heaven AW10

Ticket to Heaven’s popular ranges of clothes for children are all using a classic functional and colourful design. Ticket to Heaven produces two collections every year, both including outerwear, rainwear and jeans as well as a full range of accessories. Ticket to Heaven is high quality and will keep your child warm and dry regardless of how Nordic our climate will get this winter. Available...

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Exclusive 15% discount at Kidsen

Whether you're going away for half term or just preparing for the inevitable arrival of winter, you now have the chance to stock up on all your essential Scandi gear this half term. All Little Scandinavian readers are entitled to claim a 15% discount on all Autumn Winter clothes including coats, hats and gloves. To take advantage of this offer use the code LittleScandi when you check out online...

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Ver de Terre AW10

It's already snowing in parts of Norway! Officially the 14th of November is the first day of winter and that has once again proven to be right! As we'll be going to winter wonder land for half term we will need proper outerwear! Ver de Terre is the Danish brand for excellence in outwear, since 1993. The outerwear is light, comfortable and easy to wear. They are designed so that children can...

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Little Scandinavian at the Scandinavia Show

Only a quick reminder; The Scandinavia show is on this weekend! Indulge in the best of Nordic design, travel, fashion and food, Saturday or Sunday. What we find so great about this show is that it gives you an insight in what Scandinavia has to offer, all under one roof at Olympia, London. The picture shows the bean bag HappyCat by danish design company Roommate. HappyCat is a children's beanbag...

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