As I was passing through the town of Ferndale I thought I would stop in to Jensen's Ferndale Floral and check out what was available for a friend for a party..
I walked in and was surprised to find such a huge selection of flowers candles and giftsâ€¦ and so much more! If you are looking for those little stuffed animals that interact on the computer called Webkinz they have them along with many other stuffed creatures.
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Also what stood before me was a wonderfully decorated tree. Beautiful ornaments hanging there looking all sparkly and wonderful.
I wandered around the store to find just about everything imaginable.. Different areas gave way to treasures everywhere. As I was taking another look around I grabbed an Advent calendar for my girls.. Every year I find one that opens a new window for each day until Christmas with a little piece of chocolate hidden inside. Even though they are older now, it is a tradition..My daughter came in to see what was taking me so long and her eyes lit up. Along with this I discovered a special area dedicated to my heritage and depending on which side you are on it is either all Swede or Norwegian. There is a wonderful selection of foods like lingonberry sauce, ginger snaps and pickled herring.
I was so excited to see all of this and moreâ€¦a dog dish! Wuff Da. Priceless.
You would have to have been raised around a bunch of Scandinavians to understand. Uff da!
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I also discovered that they are hosting a Scandinvian Open house this coming weekend on November 5th 2009.
And good sources tell me that someone is making homemade Lefsa. Best around they say... I heard some other stories as well but they are best told in person.
So if your in Ferndale stop by for a little Scandinavian flair and take a look around. I am sure you will find something fantastic for someone on your list.
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