Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden

How to Make Sure You Are Washing Your Baby Bedding Safely

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Your little bundle of joy deserves all the best things in this world – the coolest toys, the cutest clothes and the cleanest bedding. Babies have practically no immune system, so everything around them must be as clean as possible, but without using harsh chemicals and other possibly harmful substances, which can cause illness and skin irritations. Even though it seems like an impossible mission, there’s no need to panic. Here are some very useful tips which will help you wash baby bedding easily and properly.

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Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden

Pregnancy Tips We Can Learn from Scandinavian Women

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While I will admit to being an Aussie woman with a thriving Scandinavian design addiction, I have found that there is much more to Scandinavian women than their sense of style and beautifully designed home decor. According to the organization Save the Children, Finland is the best country in the world to become a mother, with Sweden coming in behind at a close second. What makes this so? Is it the culture and perception of happiness, or statistically are women and babies healthier in Scandinavian countries?

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Designer, Finland, New Products, News, Products

Looking for Finnish Brands and Designers

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Do you know any awesome Finnish Brands that you think should be sold in our shop in Australia?

We are after awesome brands and designers that make kids & nursery items, sell homeware and decor, produce gifts – the list goes on. If you know someone that should definitely be on this list, just let us know.

It’s easy to get the ball rolling – Just tag your favourite business on our Instagram or Facebook or get in touch through here. 

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Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Food & Cooking, National Holidays, Norway, Sweden, Traditions

Shrove Tuesday Scandinavian Way – Sledding, Eating Whipped Cream Buns and Flogging People with Birch Twigs

Shrove Tuesday Buns from Estonia Photo by Tuuli Mathisen
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Shrove Tuesday Buns from Estonia. Photo by Tuuli Mathisen 

The Day before Lent* (40 day period of fasting and repenting, originating from Christianity) is internationally known as Shrove Tuesday across the world. It is called “Mardi Gras” in France, “laskiainen” in Finland, “Carnaval” in the Netherlands, “Vastlapäev” in Estonia, “Fettisdagen” in Sweden, and “Fastelavn” in Denmark.

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