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  1. Classic Stripes for the Holiday Card!

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    November 20, 2014 by Jenny Lonnstam

    It’s rare to get a piece of personalized mail these days, but I will never forget my first Winter Holiday in the US with my husband. Every day our mailbox would overflow with fun festive Christmas cards from friends, family and even just acquaintances. All with beautiful pictures and joyful happy wishes. I was amazed and loved it! The following year I wrote personalized Christmas cards to every single person I knew. However, I felt like something was missing. Soon our beloved dog Mally would join the family and shortly after our beautiful son August. Now I was GAME, I couldn’t wait for November and the Christmas card photo shoot! Truth is- it took me three days to get the photo I was envisioning. Call …
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  2. SOCKERBIT

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    October 30, 2014 by Jenny Lonnstam

    Polarn O. Pyret is celebrating Halloween this year with lots of Swedish treats and not too many tricks! Come join us in-store from Halloween day itself thru Sunday November 2nd at all our stores. We are serving candy from famous confectioner Sockerbit. We will have wrapped candies for all and for those who come dressed in costumes to our stores we will scoop you a little bag from our candy jar! Adults too can join in the fun! We also have a contest on Instagram and Facebook for a chance to win a special gift box of assorted Sockerbit candy and set of PO.P classic stripes. Find contest details at www.facebook.com/POLARNOPYRETUS Candy has a long and special tradition in Sweden. Saturday is actually THE candy …
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  3. One Hungry Mama Makes a Pie

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    November 23, 2013 by PO.P Press

    By Stacie Billis, One Hungry Mama Baking with kids is a holiday tradition for many families—but, sometimes, the reality isn’t as much fun as the idea of it. The mess and stress of baking with kids can take away the fun, so being prepared is a must. Depending on your child’s age, prepping just a few things ahead of time can make all the difference and bring joy back to a family tradition. One of my favorite things to make ahead is pie dough. When it’s time to get in the kitchen to make Thanksgiving pies with my kids, I pull out one or two rounds for “serious” pie making, and another one that my littlest can play with. My older son and I get …
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  4. Natural Easter Eggs

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    March 29, 2013 by PO.P Press

    IMG_7735 YY LO50 OS 700Today we dyed Easter eggs using Glob’s Natural Easter Egg Coloring Kit. The kit comes with 3 colors (yellow, purple and blue), 3 compostable mixing cups and 3 small bamboo brushes. The dyes are made from herbs and plants, in this case, annatto, radish and cabbage.


  5. Where’s The Bunny?

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    March 25, 2013 by PO.P Press

    bunny_taxiOur Stripey Bunnies can show up in the most unexpected places. All this week we hope you’ll help find where our Bunny is located. Every day, we will post a photo of our PO.P Bunny in a different location near one of our stores. Each day, we’ll pick a new winner for a $50 gift certificate.


  6. St. Patrick’s Party

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    March 16, 2013 by PO.P Press

    IMG_4162 OS LO25 A couple of years ago, we had a play date on St. Patrick’s Day with my cousin and her children. They came bearing St. Patrick’s Day decor and Irish potato candy. The “potatoes” were delicious and were wrinkled and dimpled just like real potatoes! We had a little lunch, dessert, play time and craft time–all in all, a splendid little afternoon!


  7. Påskris: Easter Trees

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    March 11, 2013 by PO.P Press

    paskrisAround this time of year, the markets in Sweden are filled with birch branches topped with feathers. Since there is very little blooming anywhere near Sweden, Påskris (Swedish Easter Trees), provide some color in the streets and in homes.