Christmas Around The World: Sweden

We're back in Sweden for St Lucia's day! Around Christmas time in Sweden, one of the biggest celebrations is St. Lucia's Day (or St. Lucy's Day) on December 13th. The…

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Home For The Holidays

This year I made a resolution not to buy any Christmas decorations. With a little creativity, Pinterest inspiration and some patience, I have managed to decorate my house almost entirely…

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Christmas Around The World: Canada

We're exploring Canada and some of the most iconic Canadian foods!The Legendary Nanaimo BarThis creamy, chocolatey treat's origin is elusive, shrouded in mystery, and claimed by many as their own.…

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Christmas Around The World: Phillipines

A parol is an ornamental, star-shaped Christmas lantern from the Philippines. It is traditionally made out of bamboo and paper and comes in various sizes and shapes, but generally the…

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Christmas Around The World: Russia

The Королевский Торт (korolevsky cake), translating to ‘royal cake’ or ‘king’s cake’, is a Russian classic! It’s typically made around Christmas time but is enjoyed at any time of the…

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Christmas Playlists For The Whole Family

Christmas isn't a season, it's a feeling!Nothing gets me into the spirit like Christmas music. I'll admit that I already start listening to Christmas music early in November. We recently…

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Christmas Around The World: Mexico

I love poinsettias and we always laughed that my grandmother was the only person we knew who could keep one alive the whole year. Every Christmas my mother fills her…

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Christmas Around The World: Poland

Makowiec (pronounced: Mak-ov-yetz) is a strudel-like, yeast poppy seed cake that’s one of Poland’s most popular desserts. Its main attraction is the filling spun inside, made of finely-ground poppy seeds,…

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