“We all need somebody to talk to. It would be good if we talked... not just pitter-patter, but real talk. We shouldn't be so afraid, because most people really like this contact; that you show you are vulnerable makes them free to be vulnerable.”- Liv Ullmann
NORWAY: Nordic Christmas ornament
Medieval Wood Carvings, Acanthus leaves, Stave Church Portal Norway
Ever since the first grade, my friend and I have started summer with adventures in the woods behind her house, eating all the fresh red huckleberries and making houses for fairies. (Can you tell I haven't grown up?) Summer Fruits, Little Red, Farmers Market, Food, Vibrant Colors, Red Currant, First Grade, Feelings, Berries
lingonberries.... / ripsbaer
Incredibly brave Anne Sophie Oestvedt was one of the two women of the four leaders of WWII Norwegian resistance. Going deep undercover to lead thousands of fighters, she even stood next to her father on a tram and never let him know. Hunted by the Gestapo, she evaded capture the entire war. Although her mental & physical health suffered, she finished college in the US post WWII and returned to Norway with her husband, the XU leader Oistein Stromnes (km). Finish Colleg, Brave Women
In 1940 Anne Sofie Ostvedt was a 20-year-old student at the University of Oslo when German forces invaded Norway. She wasted no time in becoming involved in the Norwegian resistance and quickly rose through the ranks to become the deputy commander of the underground intelligence-gathering resistance group XU. As a resistance leader Østvedt is among a small group of women who were top commanders of the various resistance movements throughout Europe during World War II.
A package of Norwegian Smoked Salmon slices.
Jars of Askim are preserves made in Norway.
A wonderful tutorial on making scandinvian woven heart baskets from www.gingerbreadsn..., featuring a set by set guide in pictures and english text.
Norwegian Christmas Specialties - Krumkake, Fattigmann, and Spritz Recipes (idomyownstunts)
School Bread, yes, that school bread from Disney World. Be careful, there are quite a few recipes out there that call for 2 lbs of flour and way, way too much yeast. This one looks like it could work. School Bread, Bakeries, Custards, Christmas Morning, Children, Breads, Disney, Cream, Norwegian Recipes
Norwegian School Bread (Skolebrød)
Scandinavian Almond Bread from Food.com: Great recipe from my mom -- 100% Norwegian -- very easy, very moist, delicious bread (cake)!