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Dreaming of soft knits while chasing rainbows .We are expecting several beautiful brands this season. @misha_and_puff being one of them. Are you on our email list? We’ll keep you in the loop on our release dates and times. #mishaandpuff #taylorandmax

Friday, January 15, 2021

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.As January has brought us a winter wonderland, we would like to focus this month on many different ways to say snow in Swedish! With the help of The Local, today's word is skare. Skare is a crust on the surface of packed snow, formed when the top layer melts and then re-freezes.To pronounce this week's word, listen here: https://forvo.com/word/skare/Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

”No bad weather inonly bad clothing” Inget dåligt väder bara dåliga kläderSnow video from Skövdehttps://www.facebook.com/swedishhistoricalofrockford/videos/824560861479788

Monday, January 11, 2021

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.As January has brought us a winter wonderland, we would like to focus this month on many different ways to say snow in Swedish! With the help of The Local, today's word is pudersnö. Pudersnö is the newly fallen powder snow fresh from a winter stormTo pronounce this week's word, listen here : https://forvo.com/word/pudersn%C3%B6/Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Welcome to Swedish word Thursday! We bumped our normal Wednesday word to today, as we start the countdown to the New Year! The way to say Happy New Year in Swedish is gott nytt år ! See how New Years Eve is celebrated in Sweden from Sweden.sehttps://sweden.se/culture-traditions/new-years-eve/

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday ! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is not just one word, but TEN(tio) brought to us by Theswedishlad on YouTube. With Christmas fast approaching, we wanted you to be prepared with all the Swedish words you will need to celebrate and have a God Jul ! Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y0VNPIAxq8

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Queen Silvia turns 77 years old todayhttps://www.facebook.com/swedishhistoricalofrockford/posts/5506836886000458

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Wondering where to pick up your Swedish foodstuffs for your holiday feasts or celebration?Check out what Stockholm Inn, 640 Meats, Countryside Meats & Deli, Woodman's - Rockford, IL, By The Dozen Bakery, Penguin Foods The Norwegian and Finials have to offer this season!

Sunday, December 20, 2020

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