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Practicing hygge and self-care with the seasons: Hygge in a Box Spring 2021 πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

I received the Spring Hygge in a Box in exchange for an honest review.

“Look out for any signs of springtime unfolding around you and enjoy the sense of comfort it brings you.” — Hygge in a Box

A few new tulips have bloomed in our front yard this year and it makes me happy every time I see them standing tall. Especially since they’re right in front of the dryer vent. Their days are numbered. πŸ˜‚ I feel like the Nordic must have a word for the particular kind of contentment that comes with admiring flowers but all I could find was kalsarikannit, what the Finnish call getting drunk in your underwear with no intention of going out. (Maybe they’re not so different? πŸ˜‚) If you’re looking for ways to practice hygge and self-care with the seasons, Hygge in a Box delivers them to you. The spring box arrived last week filled with a carefully curated variety of Canadian-made products and ideas for celebrating the simple pleasures this time of year brings.

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Celebrating warmth, wellbeing and all things cozy with the Hygge Day Box from Hygge in a Box πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

I received the Hygge Day Box in exchange for an honest review.

There’s a Danish proverb SΓΆde Ord fylde kun lidt i sakken (fine words butter no parsnips) and such was the case this morning. I had every intention of getting up an hour or so before the kids to enjoy a cup of tea with a blanket and the fireplace channel, maybe put a batch of cookies in the oven for the lunches and fill the house with the welcoming scent freshly baked goodness. Start the day the best way, in a hygge atmosphere of warmth, wellbeing and coziness. But none of that happened. Instead I hit the snooze button three or four times before dragging myself downstairs to join the usual morning melee of lunch-making, homework-finding, sibling-bickering and out-the-door-getting before finally sitting down with my first cup of tea. Continue reading “Celebrating warmth, wellbeing and all things cozy with the Hygge Day Box from Hygge in a Box πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦”

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Canadian cozy, curated: The Hygge Holiday Box from Hygge in a Box πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

I received the Hygge Holiday Box in exchange for an honest review.

Well the Christmas lights turned into a project this weekend but we finally got them on the tree (not this tree, our big tree) and with the scent of fresh pine in the air and the snow outside the windows I can almost hear the tap-tapping of Santa’s reindeer on the roof. Christmas is just a few days off and I have a to-do list as long as my arm but I’m revelling in the cozy hygge moments of the season. The pair behind the Canadian subscription box Hygge in a Box curated a special Hygge Holiday Box filled with products to celebrate the Danish art of being cozy and feeling good about it and it’s wonderful, mes amies. Pour yourself a cup of coffee, tea or cocoa and take a look inside with me. Continue reading “Canadian cozy, curated: The Hygge Holiday Box from Hygge in a Box πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦”