The Human Body | Montessori Inspired Activities

We share Montessori inspired activity ideas for young kids to learn about the human body including activities for the skeleton, brain, heart and digestive and nervous systems. This toddler and preschooler Montessori inspired learning unit is budget friendly and simple to set up. We share links to all the wonderful free printables and online resources …

Winter IKEA Grocery Haul | Swedish Food at Home

Swedish Food at Home Ikea Groceries

Learn what to buy from the IKEA Swedish Food Market, just like we did from our Swedish family. We share our latest IKEA grocery haul with Swedish desserts perfect for a Fika (Swedish coffee break), ‘Hygge’ (cozy) Scandinavian breakfast ideas, and don’t forget the Swedish meatballs! This video is the first in our new Swedish …

Christmas Decor in a Scandinavian Style Farmhouse

Dried oranges wreath

Tour our 1900s Scandinavian Style Farmhouse for Christmas! We’ve decked our halls in Scandinavian Christmas decor with straw goats, star lanterns, dala horses and dried oranges. It’s always nice hearing the stories as we dig out our Swedish Christmas decor from the basement. My husband talks of his childhood and his memories fill our house …

Holiday Crafts for Kids | Scandinavian Style

Holiday Kids Crafts Christmas Trees

Looking for some fun Scandinavian holiday crafts to do with kids? We share our five favorite simple holiday kids crafts that will fill your house with Scandinavian holiday cheer. We have enjoyed doing these fun holiday crafts at our house and we hope you will too! SWEDISH PAPER HEARTS MATERIALS: Paper (construction or cardstock), Glue, …

How to Make Holiday Orange and Clove Pomanders

Orange and clove Christmas decor

Oranges and cloves make festive holiday decorations that look pretty and smell amazing! Make these simple orange and clove pomanders this holiday season. These orange and clove pomanders are easy enough for even the littlest kids to make. That way the whole family can get involved in decorating for the holiday season. Making orange and …

Farmhouse Breakfast Nook | Scandinavian Style

Scandinavian farmhouse style breakfast nook

We’ve created a cozy Scandinavian style farmhouse breakfast nook – in our mudroom! Using our porch furniture we transformed our mudroom into a hygge farmhouse breakfast nook for warm sunlit breakfasts and cozy crafty afternoons. Now that we’ve had our first frost here, it is time to move our cozy wicker chairs and round Herman …