Category: Seasons

Getting Lost in Warmth

Right now, I am submerged in a modern-art mecca though it is a combination of new and old ways. Traditions are everything but homes and fashion are littered with modernism and cool chic. Moving to another country is a drastic way of making a…

Christmas Here and There

I have been asked about the differences in culture regarding Christmas in the US for me and the Norwegian style Christmas with my husband’s family. Here is a list I have made of comparisons. CHRISTMAS TREE US: Fake or real trees. Most people get…

Risgrøt- Norwegian Porridge

I absolutely love Risgrøt. Here in my area of Norway, we make it with rice and milk. It is topped with melted butter, cinnamon, sugar and raisins. We eat it for a meal all the time but especially the day before Christmas Eve. Simple…

Koselig and Autumn

Its been raining for over a month. The trees are turning orange and gold. It’s gotten to the point that the heater needs to be on. Everything in life is changing. I’m clinging to that Koselig life. Hygge from Denmark is similar. You can…