Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2016   When I was younger, Valentine’s Day was a day I anticipated with joy and elation.  After all, who doesn’t like to give and receive treats and gifts of love?  Even now as an adult I still love to decorate, make handcrafted cards and bake cookies for loved ones.  Additionally, passing along…

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Sibling Rivalry

As any parent will tell you, sibling rivalry is just a part of life.  I was reminded of this recently when I visited Mormor one Sunday afternoon at The Danish Home of Chicago.   I always love hearing her talk about her childhood growing up in Denmark with her brothers.   As the only girl she…

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Past, Present, Future and a Giveaway!

Although some may not look forward to the fanfare of NYE night (as I recently read in this article) I really cherished ringing in 2016!  I was treated to a true Danish nytårsaften (New Year’s Eve) with fyrværkeri (fireworks), gløgg and, of course, singing all thanks to familiemedlemmer (family members) visiting from Denmark!   After the…

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