Are You Ready for Jólabókaflóð
If you aren't sure what Jólabókaflóð is, you are in for a treat. It is the greatest holiday tradition you never knew about, and will want to work into your holiday from now on~if you're a book lover, that is. And I'm guessing, since you're here, you are! Jólabókaflóð is the Icelandic tradition of giving books as gifts on the eve of the holiday, then spending the day/evening reading them while enjoying a hot beverage of your choice, often jólabland (orange soda and malt/beer). Myself, I go for hot cocoa, but you do you. Jólabókaflóð (pronounced yo-la-bok-a-flot) originated circa world war II when many things were rationed, but paper wasn't one of them. Couple that with Icelanders deeply ingrained love for books, and it swiftly became a tradition embraced and beloved by the entire country. In mid-November, a catalogue of new book releases is created, everyone puts in their orders, and then the books are given as gifts on the eve of the holiday and everyone nestles i
Heather...you give the greatest gifts! But... I have a surprise for you girls in Tulsa. Something that "every" woman needs. Meets "four" of a woman's daily requirements! Surprise, Surprise! Actually...better go email the girls so they can be thinking too.ReplyDelete
Okay, that picture of Vin MADE my Valentines Day! *sigh* :)ReplyDelete
Hope you have a great time at the workshop!ReplyDelete
I know A.Grey, huh?! I thought you ladies might like that ;)ReplyDelete
Thanks Alisa, its already gearing up to be a blast! Our teacher sent us pre-workshop homework last Monday! He squeezes a lot into a week! But I love it. :)ReplyDelete
A bit of mystery there huh Karlene? I'm intrigued now. Can't wait until I arrive tomorrow! Glad you like the present ;)ReplyDelete
Not a Vin Diesel fan, maybe if he had hair. Just don't understand why women go for the chrome dome. (not to insult anyone tho, I know he is loved by many)ReplyDelete
But I do have an innocent girl-crush on Angie, she's too hot.
Have fun at the seminar, I hope the travel isn't too bad for you!
Sorry Lindsey, next time I'll find a picture of Dwayne Johnson for you! Travel wasn't bad. I'll keep you guys posted on how the seminar goes.ReplyDelete
I'm not going to oogle the Rock, either. Call me picky. I'll take Jonny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Zac Efron. That type of man.ReplyDelete
Sounds like you have great taste to me!ReplyDelete