Face Tomorrow Like a Swede
Life in SwedenSwedish media

Swedes are so awesome, they are willing to share their awesomeness with the rest of the world. The Swedish Part Model is a labor union model where workers and employers work together in order to optimize the labor force. I will let the website, LikeASwede.se, founded by a group of Swedish

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Swedish Music
HistorySwedish music

While stalking Sweden online (it is what I’m doing for a living, woot!), I came across the amazing American Swedish Institute.  It is actually a museum, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a museum I managed to completely miss when I was visiting family in Minneapolis! If you are in Minneapolis, do not

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Swedish-Fruit-Flash-Cards
Learn SwedishSwedish languageSwedish vocabulary

I know there are tons of great apps now for learning Swedish, however sometimes I just want to step away from technology for a second and hold something paper in my hands. To get your basic set of Swedish flash cards for fruit food, just fill out the form below.

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Princess Semla
foodSweden Awesomeness

What do you get when you cross a princesstårt and a semla? Why, a Princess Semla of course! A bakery in the town of Nässjö, Sweden (south of Stockholm) has come up with the semla (plural is semlor) of the year. (Don’t know what a semla is? Check out our amazing

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Ice Hotel Sweden
Life in SwedenSweden Awesomeness

The famous ice hotel I’ve heard about ever since I’ve heard about Sweden, it seems like.  The ICE Hotel is built ever year (since it was made out of ice) in the Swedish village of Jukkasjärvi.  It features not only rooms guests can sleep in (yes, made out of ice), but also

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Sankta lucia Song
Sankta LuciaSwedish HolidaysSwedish languageSwedish vocabulary

I am surprised after all these years I haven’t found the whole Sankta Luica song, nor found the time to translate it! Well, TG for YouTube.  Easy enough to search for one, and I found this great channel that not only has the song, but includes the lyrics in Swedish! Enough

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St Lucia for Dummies
HistoryholidaysSweden Awesomeness

One thing I absolutely love about the Swedish government is how informative they are about Sweden! In researching a bit about St Lucia, I found a video that gives you the breakdown you need for Lucia in Sweden. AKA, Lucia for Dummies!  I’m glad I watched it too, because I was forgetting

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Musical Instruments Museum, MIM, has a Scandinavian Weekend Dec 3 and 4.  Make plans to experience Scandinavian music and culture at MIM! Join us for a celebration of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. Enjoy musical performances, traditional dances, a regionally inspired menu in the café, hands-on crafts, and much more.

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lucia morning in sweden
holidaysSwedish booksSwedish GemSwedish media

In our monthly newsletter, I usually feature a product of the month.  I thought I would go into a little bit more detail this month and create a blog post out of it! This month we are looking at the children’s book “Lucia Morning in Sweden“. It tells the story

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