Archive for December, 2011

Christmas Tree Gifts 2011

December 25th, 2011 at 10:08 pm » Comments (2)

Our Christmas tree 2011, decorated a couple of days before Christmas and with Jane’s Christmas presents placed under the tree as it should. It’s the most gorgeous fake little Christmas tree I’ve ever seen: done with cones and snow too. We haven’t had a Christmas tree for several years, but this year we really felt [...]

We wish you a Merry Christmas

December 24th, 2011 at 8:00 pm » Comments (2)

Swedes celebrate Christmas Eve with lots of food and Santa brings on the Christmas gifts – if you have behaved during the year. We wish you a Merry Christmas, filled with a lot of Peace, Love, Joy and laughter. God Jul, Gledelig Jul, Feliz Natal, Feliz Navidad, Frohe Weihnacht, Joyeux Noël – Merry Christmas! ©Lifecruiser [...]

Swedish Heart Pepparkakor for Christmas

December 23rd, 2011 at 8:00 pm » Comments (3)

One of the most common Swedish traditional cakes that Swedes bakes for Christmas is: Pepparkakor (Gingerbread). Swedish nuns is said to have been baking gingerbread to ease their indigestion already in 1444. There is no Christmas without Pepparkakor. Some Swedes even makes whole Pepparkaks-houses of pepparkaks-doug. We were baking those pepparkakor a couple of weeks [...]