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Welcome to Magyar Living ~ where we celebrate Hungarian heritage in a variety of ways!

Isten Hozott! Welcome!

We are a family owned small business celebrating Hungarian heritage and have been in operation since 1988.

Please explore the many areas of our website to discover the many resources we have gathered in hopes of making it easier to share your Hungarian heritage!

If you are looking for our online store it also has a new and improved look. On this page, look for Magyar Marketing Store (towards the top right hand side of this page) and click on the box. It will take you to the website where you can shop. Be patient as we are still adding products so if there is something you are looking for but you can’t find, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 1-800-786-7851 or send an email to 

Our family appreciates your support of our business. It is our hope that we can learn from one another how to better discover, celebrate, and share our Hungarian heritage with those we love!

Our sweet family! From l to r: Lauren, Don, Landon, Grace, Liz, Elizabeth, and Hannah
The Vos Family Summer 2014! From L to R: Lauren, Don, Landon, Grace, Liz, Elizabeth, and Hannah

Magyar Marketing Newsletter #109


Welcome! Isten Hozott!
September 2015

We had a delightful time celebrating our daughter’s wedding and introducing our new co-in-laws to some Hungarian fun. The weather cooperated, which was important as several of the events were held outside. As you can imagine, the szalonnasütés was a big hit! If you look closely at this photo, you will see Lauren’s bouquet wrapped with a napkin embroidered with Matyó flowers. What a sweet accent to a beautiful bride and a lovely weekend!

Passing it On!

Over the last year, I have met many who share the vision of helping others get connected to their Hungarian heritage! The path to achieve this may look slightly different in each situation but the end result is the same. If you have ever allowed someone in your kitchen to cook Hungarian food along side you, patiently explained how to say a Hungarian phrase or talked about Hungarian history, inventors, music, folk art, or scientific contributions then consider yourself a partner in this cause! There are so many ways to cultivate and pass along Hungarian folk art, music, recipes, and traditions. In fact, you might be doing more than you realize even though you might be frustrated by how little seems to sink in with your family. Remember, more is often “caught” than “taught”. Here are some ways to inject a little Hungarian into the life of those around you:

* Read aloud and/or recommend books by Hungarian authors or illustrators. There are many to choose from starting with Cyndy Szekeres, an illustrator for children’s’ books to award winner Kate Seredy to young-adult author Andrea Cheng (that is her married name). Check out some of the books we offer here.

* Host or suggest a Hungarian dinner and a movie night! Offer to cook some fabulous Hungarian food and host a movie with a Hungarian theme. Or make it a potluck if you have some seasoned cooks in the family! Here is a link to some movies have a connection to Hungary that we recently gathered.

* Gather a few cousins/generations together to do some Hungarian baking. Here is a recipe I recently made to serve at our daughter’s wedding because it is a dessert that Josh (our new son-in-law) loves.

Upcoming Hungarian Events

Looking for an event near you? Click here to see what we know of so far. There are are many Hungarian clubs and groups who have monthly activities but we only promote the bigger events that are designed for the public. If you would like to become a member of a Hungarian club, please contact me if you are having trouble getting connected. If you are a member of a Hungarian club and would like us to list your events, please contact me ( so we can get the word out!

May 2016 Adventure in Hungary

We will be emailing some preliminary information this week for Magyar Marketing’s Adventure in Hungary May 15-30 2016. On this tour, we will spend 14 unforgettable days exploring Budapest and Western Hungary where we will focus on culture, tradition, music, folklore, spas, wine and wonderful food. Cities included in this excursion are: Budapest, Szentendre, Pannonhalma, Győr, Sopron, Sárvár, Őrség National Park, Sümeg, Lake Balaton, Balatonfüred, Tihany, Veszprém, Herend, Tolna, Pécs, Mohács, and the Villány Wine region. If you are interested, please send an email to and I will make sure you are on the list to receive additional information. We would love for you to join us!

September Schedule

I will be in Hungary later this month to spend time previewing some of the itinerary for the May 2016 trip as well as investigate some interesting places for future tours. If you place an order between now and October 5th, please be patient as we are still waiting on some products for the Christmas season and I will also be traveling a bit so I might not be able to ship out packages right away. If you have an important deadline to meet, please order before September 10th!

Thank you!

Liz and Don Vos
Lauren and Josh, Landon and Grace, Elizabeth, and Hannah


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