St Lucie’s Day…what better way to invite friends and other B&B colleagues to taste my grandmothers swedish cookies and cakes and to show off Janine’s beautiful antique linens. The linens where all shown “in situe”: bed linens in the Chambre Terrasse, bath linens in the Gironde tile bathroom and the table linens in the dining room…of course. It was a good way to share the beginning of my Swedish family’s holiday traditions. Normally all the Christmas baking should be finished by Dec 13th but I think this is the first year that it’s every happened at La Forge ! There was no young St Lucie with a crown of candles on her head as we’d always done in my childhood, but there were lots of candles everywhere and the smell of holiday spices and pine wreaths. Perhaps next year you can plan to be here on December 13th to enjoy this with us.