Announcing Jone Hallmark, the illustrator for the 2019 edition of The Nice List! Pre-orders are now open!Read More
Today is the Feast of Santa Lucia — an Italian saint who over the centuries became very important in Scandinavian countries. Santa Lucia Day is a day celebrating light in the darkest days of the year, and sharing with your neighbors. It is one of my favorite parts of the Advent season!
Tonight we will be having a Scandinavian smorgasbord including Swedish meatballs, homemade lefse, and krumkake — all traditional Scandinavian foods. My family roots run to Norway and Denmark. My husband is Italian. So Santa Lucia is the perfect holiday for our family!
I’ve written quite a bit in the last few weeks about our Scandinavian traditions, Santa Lucia Day, and the books in our library that connect us to our heritage through the Christmas holidays. I hope you’ll take a look!
Our Christmas stockings are done, but it took almost six years for them to be completed. That is today’s story…Read More
It’s here! The Nice List Thoughtful Giving Guide! I am so excited to show you what I have been working on for the last few months. There are gift suggestions for every budget including an entire list of gifts under $15! And for all you Mid Modern fans — there is a list just of Mid Modern gifts, too!
And a giving guide is nothing without books. I have pulled together seasonal book recommendations for children and adults alike.
Happy shopping! And happy December!
Last call! I have just a few copies of The Nice List left! Grab yours before they disappear for a whole year!
Announcing the arrival of The Nice List 2018! Shipping soon!Read More