A tomte is just another word for a gnome. Tomtes know many things. They know what the weather will be by how quickly the squirrels are gathering nuts. They know how to find the tastiest mushrooms but most importantly, they know how to talk to animals, especially foxes. The Tomten and the Fox is a story… Read More The Tomten and the Fox: A sweet kidlit review to get you in the Holiday Spirit
It’s an exceptionally magical time of year. As I was pondering this the thought of my friend the “winter tomte” or “jul tomte” popped into my mind. Is there really such a thing? Ah yes, there really is such a thing as a winter tomte and this time of year especially we have many eager… Read More An Exceptionally Magical Winter Tomte Booklist!
It’s time for Weekend Links! On any given day, you may hear as many as six different languages spoken in my home. My life and household have been diverse and multicultural for as long as I can remember. As the daughter of parents who emigrated from Sweden, I have been immersed in Nordic culture since… Read More Weekend Links- Swedish Christmas Booklists and More!