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Hilary lived two years in Norrland, Sweden (Northern Sweden) and fell in love with the country. She lives in Prague, Czechia and hopes to one day soon return to Sweden.

Swedish mediaSwedish music

Melodifestivalen 2018 kicked off on Saturday night! Melodifestivalen is the music competition where Sweden picks the performer that will represent them at Eurovision in Lisbon this year. This year’s competition started in Karlstad with the first semi-final and will travel around different cities, with the final being held at Friend’s Arena in

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How to say I love You in Swedish
Learn SwedishSwedish languageSwedish vocabulary

I recently found out that quite a few people want to know how to say I love you in Swedish. Always a useful and beautiful phrase to know. I thought it would be useful if I put together the ultimate blog post for romantic Swedish phrases. Hopefully, you can either

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swedish proverbs products
New Products

A few weeks ago we added two new products to our shop! Now you can get a tote bag and mug with a bunch of Swedish proverbs! The tote bag is only $25 and is perfect for being green. Use this instead of a plastic bag at the grocery store. 

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Swedish Yellow Split Pea Soup
Swedish Recipes

Swedish yellow split pea soup, or Ärtsoppa, is a classic Swedish dish. It has been traditionally served on Thursdays in Sweden since the middle ages and is sometimes followed up with Swedish pancakes for dessert. This is a great, simple dish, with only a few ingredients and is perfect for a

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top swedish movies
Swedish mediaSwedish movies

One of my favorite ways to learn Swedish is to watch Swedish films. Because I don’t live in the country, I have to actively search for what to watch (not many Swedish films are advertised here). So, I went ahead and asked on Swedish Freak’s Facebook page, what is your

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lagom book giveaway
Contest

Do you know the power of lagom? Lagom, the special Swedish phrase that means “not too much, not too little, just right”. Lagom is a huge part of the Swedish culture. You will get the sense of it when you visit because everything is there is just, well, lagom! There

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Best Apps Learning Swedish 2017
Swedish language

Looking to learn Swedish on your iPhone? There are tons of apps out there, but which ones are worth your time and energy?   I’ve gone a little crazy and downloaded every app that was targeted for adults on the iTunes Store that was free.  (Sorry guys, I love you,

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Eva Ekeblad
History

Born July 10th, 1724, Eva Ekebald would have turn 293 years old today.  Google has taken to update their Doodle in honor of Countess Eva Ekeblad. Thank you Google for pointing out this amazing Swede! So what exactly did she do? Potatoes where introduced to Europe in 1658 by Spaniards,

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midsummer swedish sin
Swedish mediaSwedish podcast

What does March 22nd and the most famous Swedish holiday, midsummer, have in common? In this Swedishness podcast, Kattis and Phillip interview experts in Swedish tradition, as well as others to dive deeper into Swedes and this sexy holiday of theirs. As the description says: This celebration of sunlight and

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