I have always found her story to be pretty amazing. I can't imagine sailing to a new country to live with relatives I didn't know, and then having to travel across the states without being able to speak English. I'm so thankful for her bravery!
Being the proud Swede that I am, I have always been inspired by Swedish culture. It's definitely a place I hope to explore one day. Food and design are two of my favorite things, and Sweden does them both very well! How could I not be proud? Here are a few things I love that come from Sweden :)
|Pepparkakor cookies // Swedish meatballs|
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A few Swedish blogs/sites:
Yay Sweden! Oh, and I had to throw in this crazy picture of my with this huge dala horse in North Dakota.