Tag Archives: Christmas

Nothing says “Christmas” like a pink flamingo…

In many ways, I enjoy living in the US. But there are some instances where this gal from the old world feels like a real alien. One of those instances is the Holidays. What is up with the  Christmas ornaments??? … Continue reading

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Julglögg Recipe – the Ultimate in Yuletide Libations

December 13, 2010 Here it is – the recipe for the Swedish version of mulled wine, drunk from the first of Advent, through the Holidays – mentioned in the previous Holiday post. GLÖGG (ö is pronounced like furn in furniture) … Continue reading

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Lucia, Yule Goats, and other interesting occurrences

December 12, 2010 Okay – so the Holiday Madness is upon us, yet again! Since I’m a transplant away from my own country, I always think it’s fun to compare traditions – especially since the US represents such a wide … Continue reading

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