Photo Credit: The Downy Woodpecker is one of my favorite visitors to our feeder. We have a male and female that come visit. My photos aren't as great as this one. The male has read on his head to attract a female. They love to eat suet cakes. We buy ours at the grocery store or at the pet store. You can also make your Read more

Photo Credit : You may not know that I am a total bird nerd. We have some pretty amazing birds in our back yard. We found Gold Finch back on the feeder this week. It took us a few years to attract these little friends. They like to eat thistle. We buy ours at the grocery store or pet store. Here are Gold Finches in our Read more

For very special occasions in my family, I make Brusviger. Also known as the Poor Man's Birthday Cake on the island of Fyn, where I was born. For the dough: 1 cup milk, lukewarm 2 tbsp. fresh yeast 2 tbsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 egg 2 – 2 1/2 cups flour 6 2/3 tbsp. melted butter 1 tsp. cardamom For the topping: 7 1/8 tbsp. butter (random size I know, taken from Danish recipe and converted) 7 Read more

I just got the cutest email from my Grandma: "Just thought the other day,we traveled half around the world,to see you when you were born---what a thrill and joy it was when we got the phone call,you had arrived. When we had to go through the customs at airport in Copenhagen, I quickly showed them my passport and continued to run out to get to my Read more

Danish Pancake Recipe This is one of our families favorite pancakes to eat for breakfast. Known by other names, like Swedish Pancakes, these are easy to make and easy to eat! Instructions Things You'll Need: regular wheat eggs milk water sugar butter/for the pan Step 1 this will give you 10-12 pancakes. Depending on the thickness of them. Double the amount for twice as many. Step 2 Mix all the ingredients in Read more