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TOY (swedish chewing gum) lanserades 1934 och man kunde tidigt se reklambudskap på bioduken med slogans som ”Ta’t lugnt, ta en TOY” och ”Frisk i mun med TOY”.  Det var inte heller vem som helst som fick personifiera TOY, utan den populära skådespelerskan och sångerskan Alice Babs.

TOY (swedish chewing gum) lanserades 1934 och man kunde tidigt se reklambudskap på bioduken med slogans som ”Ta’t lugnt, ta en TOY” och ”Frisk i mun med TOY”. Det var inte heller vem som helst som fick personifiera TOY, utan den populära skådespelerskan och sångerskan Alice Babs.

Lutefisk Boy. If you are Swedish then you know why he is making that face!

Scandinavian lutefisk boy, rosemaling, nisse design 6" tile suzanne toftey

Such a puckered face can only mean the smell of Lutefisk is in the air. Minnesota artist Suzanne Toftey’s signature style brings together nostalgia, humor and intricate detailing. Ceramic tile is a trivet or a wall decoration. Cork-backed with han

Marabou baking powder – a Swedish classic!  The baking powder from Swedish company Marabou, founded in Malmö and still an active is a real classic. This look with the metallic screw-on-lid was still in shops until late 80’s I think. This copy is from my parents’ pantry. And somewhere I found a jar from the competetive brand called Rekord from the cooperative company KF.

Marabou baking powder – a Swedish classic! The baking powder from Swedish company Marabou, founded in Malmö and still an active is a real classic. This look with the metallic screw-on-lid was still in.

grandprix63: Cloetta Center

grandprix63: Cloetta Center

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Sweden

A small pile of old 50-krona notes

Swedes urged to deposit 41m old notes

Well let's at least admit after all this time - you really wouldn't want to run over Uncle Erik even though he was a Swede and not Norwegian.

Shop Swedish Dala Horse Scandinavian Bumper Sticker created by cowboyannie.

A World of Good Eats - Heloise Frost

A World of Food from a 1950’s New England Kitchen

"Scandinavia" from A World of Good Eating: Recipes from Around the World, 1951 cookbook by Heloise Frost

A Swedish front Porch and the national folk costume. I love the porch rails.

A Swedish front Porch and the national folk costume. I love the porch rails.

Bondost cheese - I love this Swedish cheese.  I wish they didn't only sell it at Christmastime here!!

Bondost, or "farmer cheese", is made from pasteurised or unpasteurised cows’ milk in Sweden. It is also known as Bond-ost

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