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48 Flights of Stairs Later

Today I did something I haven’t done since I was 10 and dressed up as a witch practising the Danish equivalent of trick-of-treat (rasler… 213 more words

Life Lessons

Practically Local Part II

So here it is, the rest of my journey from last week:


So I believe I left off with David’s Collection. That means I was right about to jump into Fastelavn.  836 more words

Dressing up: The Pwevo mask

If you live in Denmark, and just happened to be at home yesterday, you might be surprised by groups of costumed children ringing your doorbell, singing songs and asking for money, and promising mischief if you do not comply. 383 more words


Sådan kan her også se ud

Det er søndag og fastelavnsugen er sat ind. Byen er stoppet med italienere. Solen skinner. Det er ikke så koldt længere og meget af sneen i byen er smeltet. 323 more words

Fastelavn Comes to Mt. Hood Lodge

Our lodge hosted our first annual Fastelavn party yesterday for our families and friends in the community and it was a resounding success. We had just over 50 people attend to make the party magical for the children. 876 more words


When Worlds Collide: Mixing Religion and Chemistry for Tasty Treats

Today is Fastelavn in Norway, which is the Sunday before Fat Tuesday. This religious holiday is usually celebrated by eating buns with cream and jam. Such tasty, tasty religion! 523 more words


Icelandic Bun's Day (Fastelavn)

Tomorrow it is Bolludagur (Buns’ Day) in Iceland, so now Icelanders will be stuffing their faces with chaux pastry buns like these this week! Filled with whipped cream, jam, pudding, bailey’s cream or however you like. 305 more words