Christmas Traditions: the Swedish Christmas tale is that the tomte (Sweedish Santa) rides a Julbock, or Christmas Goat, instead of a sleigh. The town of Gävle erects an enormous goat every year, such as the one from 2009 in the picture. Swede families usually have a straw Julbock under their Christmas trees or a small one on the tree. It’s believed that these small Christmas Goats were once made from the last shafts of the harvest crop and symbolized the power of rejuvenation and fertility

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Everyone's favorite, flammable Christmas goat is back! The Gävle Goat is a giant straw Yule Goat constructed each year in Gävle, Sweden, since

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Christmas Traditions: St. Lucia Buns are a Swedish treat enjoyed the morning of December 13th as a part of the lead up to Christmas. Click for a good recipe and photos #Christmasrecipes

Lucia Buns are a Swedish treat enjoyed the morning of December as a part of the lead up to Christmas.

This traditional Christmas bedding would look great with many Purr-O-Lux beds.

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Get Christmas duvet covers & quilt covers for a festive bedroom! Christmas bedding sets are perfect for guest room or to gift.

Swedish Christmas Candy – Knäck! A hard caramel with Almond, can be made soft as well.

Swedish Christmas Candy – Knäck!

Pippi is always making Swedish pepparkakor for her friends

THE FOOD OF MY PEOPLE! Paper-thin and spicy, these cookies are a beloved Swedish Christmas tradition. Thoroughly chilling the dough before rolling it out, and dusting cookie cutters with flour will make the cut-out process easier.

Christmas Traditions: St. Lucia Buns are a Swedish treat enjoyed the morning of December 13th as a part of the lead up to Christmas. Click for a good recipe and photos

Holiday baking traditions: St. Lucia Buns

It wouldn't be a Swedish Christmas without St. is this the equivilent to Finnish Pulla?

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