August 10, 2017

You may be wondering what the heck my blog title is all about this week.  Is a 17 Hour Man a good thing or a bad thing?  In this case, it is a good thing.  The man I am talking about is this special little guy pictured here and he took me 17 hours to carve....

July 28, 2017

I was lucky enough to volunteer at the 7-Lag Stenve event this past weekend.  I met so many wonderful people that are all just as passionate about their Norwegian heritage as I am. Below is a review of the weekend events and photos, however the event was so robust that...

July 13, 2017

I got lucky one day when a family friend called to see if I was interested in purchasing two Danish chairs that her sister had owned for many years. Her sister was moving into assisted living and didn't have room for them anymore.  I said yes without even looking at th...

May 16, 2017

For those of you wanting to get your party on in honor of Norway's independence day I thought I would share a few great ways to celebrate Syttende Mai this week!  No reason to miss out on the celebration just because we live in the US!

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December 8, 2016

This post is all about a major influence in who I am today.  Nordic Fest is a city-wide celebration in my hometown of Decorah, IA and just celebrated its 50th anniversary this past year!  A dear friend of mine Dawn Svenson Holland is the author and researcher of this c...

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