Scandinavian style is pretty easy to recognize – from white walls, natural light, wood floors and modern furniture, it always has a classic minimalist feel to it. As a proud Dane (and Ikea shopper) I incorporated some Scandinavian inspired decor into my own home, so here are the 5 easy and creative ideas I used to get a simple holiday look.
Each year during the month of December, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints inspires a worldwide movement called Light The World. For 4 weeks they encourage anyone and everyone to get involved and help those in need globally, in the community and in your family, with the purpose of showing love for others, as Christ did.
Throughout the month The Church gives new ideas on how you can make a difference through service. Below I included each week’s focus and some suggestions on where to start. Happy helping!
I have been volunteering as a family mentor to a refugee family from Eritrea, Africa for the last 2.5 years. They are the most wonderful, good hearted people I know. They came from nothing, left their home with nothing and still have nothing. What is amazing about them is that they will give you everything they own if they knew you needed it. Whenever I visit they are constantly trying to offer me what little food they have, as a sign of respect and friendship.
Even though they struggle to make ends meet, they still consider themselves fortunate compared to the refugees who have not been able to make it to the United States and resort to living in makeshift camps and tent cities.
The refugee crisis is the biggest human human crisis in the world. The number of refugees and people displaced by conflict and disaster worldwide has reached over 68.5 million people. That is one person displaced very 2 seconds last year.
I’ve always been pretty proud of my Danish heritage and the fun traditions that come with it. It’s usually during the holiday season that we pull out the ol’ Danish family heritage rituals and act like we are experts in Hygge and Scandinavian traditionology.
Winter is an exciting and beautiful season. The fun holiday traditions, food and festivities are some of my favorite times of the year. But as a plant lover, it can look a little gloomy outside.
Recently I read an article about women in Saudi Arabia and the positive progress that has been made in behalf of their rights.
Starting in 2018, the government has agreed on allowing women to finally–