Making lasting memories trying small, simple things: Inside the Kids Hygge Box from Hygge in a Box

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

“And what is hygge in a few words? It’s homeyness, coziness, and togetherness. It is bonding with those you love and who make you feel safe. Snuggling on the couch under a blanket with your loved ones. Going berry picking and eating more berries than are going into the bucket. Playing games with friends and family well past your bedtime.” — Hygge in a Box

Well we’ve had a lot of togetherness over the past few months and it hasn’t all been hygge (😬😬), but now that summer is winding down and school is on the horizon I feel like we’ve been at each other less and enjoying each other more. Making lasting memories trying small, simple things in all of a few minutes or an afternoon — making beeswax candles, building our first birdhouse, playing tic-tac-toe. All of the makings were in our Kids Hygge Box from Hygge in a Box. The Canadian co. curates seasonal and stand-alone collections of hygge treasures, recipes and DIYs from Canadian makers available by subscription or single box. The Kids Hygge Boxes varied but here’s a look at ours. Continue reading Making lasting memories trying small, simple things: Inside the Kids Hygge Box from Hygge in a Box

Five things

Aloe aloe! I thought about sparing you the garden variety puns, but if thistle make you smile, I’m not going to backpetal now. 😉 How’s it growing? Are you feeling bouquet? Damndelion it’s hot! What in carnation happened to Spring? I’m wilting. What a bud you? Happy the warm weather’s here once and floral? (Sorry not sorry. I dig the puns!) Continue reading Five things

Five things

How’s everybody doing? What’s shaking? What’s new? We’ve had two birthdays and Mother’s Day in the past two week so lots to celebrate. And a lot of cake. Lil just turned the big 1-3 so I guess that makes her a quaran-teen? Continue reading Five things

Embracing the season we’re in with the Hygge Holiday Box from Hygge in a Box

Hygge in a Box sent me their Holiday Box in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes

Taking comfort in simple pleasures is what comes to mind whenever I think of ‘hygge’ but it’s more than that. Hygge in a Box is a quarterly subscription box for those looking to find meaningful hygge moments with products that touch on some of the key elements of the concept: Warmth, Light, Nourishment, Comfort, Connection, Joy, Mindfulness and Nature, all made in small batches by Canadian artisans and businesses. I’ll have the Winter box for you later this month, but in the meantime let’s take a look at the Limited Edition Hygge Holiday Box. Continue reading Embracing the season we’re in with the Hygge Holiday Box from Hygge in a Box