Swedish Julgransplundring: Christmas tree plundering 20 day Knut – 13th of January

[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2" orderby="title"] In Sweden, julgransplundring (the plundering of the Christmas tree) is a final party to celebrate the season and eat up all of the remaining treats.  On January 13 Swedish families dance around their trees and sing, then ceremoniously remove the decorations before tossing trees out into the cold.  It is important to...

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Yuletide in Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts on Brighton Beach

                              Open from Friday the 5th ( *closed today Thursday the 4th) Welcome to Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts Studio, dressed up for a festive Scandinavian Christmas with lots unique and affordable handmade gifts : Swedish Wood Tar Soap & Birch Soap "Four shades of Blue" - Mini Key Boxes, "Breakfast for a Princess"- Handpainted Wooden Tray "Lace & Lilac" - Handpainted...

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