My New Norwegian Home

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My New Norwegian Home
Recently married and moved from rural Kentucky, USA to the beautiful country of Norway
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  • The matpakke 1 week ago A staple in Norwegian life is the matpakke. An openface sandwich with cheese, leverpostei, or other forms of pålegg (the wonderful word that basically means all types of food you can place on bread) is what a matpakke consists of. Bread + pålegg + waxpaper + bread + pålegg + waxpaper and...
  • Norway's best medicine 3 months ago So much of Norwegian culture is revolved around the outdoors. Generally speaking, the Norwegians are very outdoors-y people as they like to gå på tur (go on a hike), visit the coast, go camping in their hytte up in the mountains and of course, skiing. I think it is common for foreigners to kindly...
  • The very merry month of May 4 months ago May is usually a very busy month. There are several days to celebrate in the month of May. hence why I haven't posted in a few weeks.There has been 17. mai....The beautiful daughter in her bunad. Us together at the local school. Mine and Arild's 3rd anniversary....(WOO HOO!)My 26th...
  • The art of koselig 4 months ago En koselig morgen.Norwegians are the kings and queens of koselig. What exactly is koselig, you ask?It is my favorite word in Norwegian. Possibly my favorite word that exists to my knowledge. And there's a lot of words I like, rumpetroll,rumpeballer, smilhull,bøtteballet, tjuesju and so on....
  • Mattilbud 4 months ago Just a little tip for those interested! :-) Mattilbud is an easy way to compare weekly sales each grocery store is having. All grocery stores are listed such as Kiwi, Rema 1000, Meny, Coop Prix, Spar, Rimi, Joker and many others. It's also a paper-free way of viewing what would already be in a... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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19:03 PM December 06, 2012

Great blog!

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