Tag: Christmas Traditions

COOKIES + A CARLDEDINSON CHRISTMAS

We had a very white and relatively quiet Christmas up here in North Dakota. This year I realized that there are a few things which really put me in the Christmas spirit (besides the obvious classic movies + music): Baking/decorating cookies Frantically crafting my gifts at the very last minute. I had already binge watched

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A MAGICAL LEFSE MAKING NIGHT

Does doing something two years in a row make it a tradition? Probably not… but this is my second year making lefse with my dear friend Alex who is definitely a seasoned pro. The tradition has a long history in his family and he has been making lefse – the Norwegian dessert made from potatoes and

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ON POTICA, PIZZELLES, HEIRLOOM BAKING, AND HERITAGE

My great grandma Mary passed away this October. She was the eldest link in the chain of 5 living generations in my family since my other great grandma (Sally) passed away a few years back. While all of the generations she left behind will surely miss her sass, her warmth, and her humor… Mary lived

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