Established in 1889, The Norwegian American is the oldest and only Norwegian newspaper in America! Published twice monthly, we are proud to bring our readers news from Norway and the Norwegian-American community. Join in on the fun as a subscriber or advertiser! Visit, call us at (206) 784-4617, or email for details.

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Arctic Grub

Sunny Gandara is a native of Sykkylven, Norway and the author of the Norwegian vegan food blog, Arctic Grub.  Her goal is to share classic and modern Norwegian recipes with a plant-based twist , coupled with stories about the traditions and history of her home country.  She has also published a recipe e-book “A Collection of Recipes from Arctic Grub” and just recently started teaching online cooking classes to people all around the world.

Sunny is a professionally trained chef and lives in New York where she has her own food and wine consulting firm. 

Extensive travels throughout Scandinavia are shared by painter, Jana Peterson whose work embodies 

some of the world's great Scandinavian landscapes and their magical impact.  Her new book is $35, 

and her beautiful contemporary paintings and Viking jewelry are available through her website.

Jana Peterson


10% off
NOV 12-14

Lara of the North is a historical fiction story about early 1700s Iceland, Norway, and the Faroe Islands. Lara survives sea voyages, the smallpox pandemic, love, and loss. Ultimately, it is a story of friendship, loyalty, and hope.

Ms. Hen's Pen

Ms Hens Pen


Located in Decorah, Iowa, the store at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum offers everything Scandinavian — sweaters, jewelry, chocolates, collectibles, cookware, tableware, décor, books, and toys. We also offer beautiful hand-crafted original items by artists working in Scandinavian traditions! And if you want to do your own crafting, you'll find folk-art supplies for fiber arts, painting, woodworking, knifemaking, and more.​


Little Scandinavia

The perfect place to find an amazing gift for the hard to shop for Scandinavian in your life!  Little Scandinavia has a great selection of jewelry, books, sweaters, food, mugs, linens, t-shirts, and more. Check our Facebook and Instagram for fun ideas.  Personal shopping and custom gift building available.

The Wooden Spoon is a Scandinavian Shop and Cultural Center
located 25 miles north of Dallas, TX.  We offer the foods and gifts from

Scandinavia.  We teach language and Rosemaling and have an

area for parties and classes to meet.  We have been in business 32 years.

Nordic Arts

Nordic Arts

Diane Edwards is a Master Folk Artist who does Norwegian Rosemaling and Swedish Dalmalning. Her work is detailed and has beautiful color and design that fit the heritage pieces that she paints. She also takes commissions for her Scandinavian pieces.

Welcome! My name is Autumn Carolynn. I am a travel designer, writer, and photographer as well as a former flight attendant. Having traveled to 30 countries and 48 states, my joy comes from capturing all the little moments within each adventure by using photography as my muse. I sell my specialized Scandinavia photography, along with other countries as well, on my website for purchase! Thank you!

Autumn Carolynn Photography

Autumn Carolynn Photography

A Nordic shop located in the heart of “Little Norway” Poulsbo, Washington. We specialize in unique housewares and gifts from all five Nordic countries, as well as Scandinavian-inspired goods from domestic makers. We thrive on being a part of our community, both locally and virtually!


True North Kitchen

Kristi Bissell is the founder of True North Kitchen, a Nordic food blog designed for the American

home cook. She enjoys creating recipes that celebrate her Scandinavian heritage and that

approach traditional Nordic ingredients in a modern, fresh and approachable way.

Kristi is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota and currently resides in Omaha, Nebraska. She has

recently published a free e-book, Fika Favorites, that features some of the post popular recipes

from her site. You can download a free copy by visiting Kristi’s site,

and signing up for her e-mail list.

True North Kitchen

Not Just Gnomes

Not Just Gnomes

Original prints of my watercolor pictures made into 4"x5" blank cards.


15% off

Ends SEP 30

Through Nordic Eyes

Through Nordic Eyes

Through Nordic Eyes was created by Finnish/Swedish artist Mirella Pitkänen. The business was a way to explore the the culture and nature in the Nordic countries to get a deeper connection with her roots.