Time: *heals all wounds*
Daylight Savings Time: *stabs me in the leg*— Ian Dukes
It’s been a week since we turned back the clocks and 5 p.m. still seems like midnight. I feel like someone stabbed me in the leg *and* ran over me with a truck, LOL. “Since the days are cooler and darker it is important to have something to look forward to,” say Hygge in a Box founders Jill Kantor and Lisa Kroft, “this is why hygge is so popular during this time of year.” Wrapping yourself in a cozy blanket, bundling up for a walk with a friend, making a giant pot of delicious stew — now is the time to pull out all the hygge stops — especially on those days when it’s hard just to pull yourself out of bed. With all kinds of hygge ideas and comforts the Fall Hygge in a Box is like a hand up, like a first aid kit for the seasonal doldrums. Here’s a look at the latest from the Canadian subscription box. (The box I’m sharing today is the large Fall box. All quarterly boxes are available in large and small and ship across Canada and the US.)
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We’ve had a run of beautiful fall days over the past week, the kind that makes you pause for a moment to turn your face to the sun, close your eyes and revel in the wonderful feeling of warmth on your skin. Noticing the sweetness in life is what hygge is all about and practicing mindfulness can not only help you bring more of it into your life, but realize what’s already there. You’re wondering how I got this enlightened, I know. 😂 I had a lot of help from the Mindful Hygge Box. It’s the latest limited edition from the Canadian subscription box Hygge in a Box, curated with all kinds of ideas and products to help you be more mindful and experience the benefits that brings.
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Happy Saturday, everybody! I hope you’ll get the chance to enjoy at least one slow morning this weekend lingering over breakfast and coffee. Tomorrow we’ll be getting up early to put the turkey in the oven and start on the vegetables so that’s out but Monday I’m going to relax, Scandi style. “Nordic Bed & Breakfast” is the theme of October’s Scandinavian home and lifestyle box, Norlii Box, and it’s a reminder that simple rituals like taking the time to enjoy a soft-boiled egg and a delectable jam can enrich your life by multitudes and turn even the greyest days bright.
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