“A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.”
— James Dent
One of my favourite subscriptions for a few years now is Hygge in a Box, a quarterly lifestyle and wellness box curated with a thoughtful collection of Canadian-made products and ideas to enjoy hygge moments with the seasons. It’s available in small and large sizes as a quarterly subscription or by-the-box and ships from Manitoba across Canada and the US. Here’s a look at the latest edition, the Summer Hygge Box (large version).
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The latest edition of Scandinavian home and lifestyle box Norlii Box honours one of the most celebrated holidays in Sweden — Swedish Midsummer, held this year on June 25. It’s the longest day of the year and famously marked by singing and dancing around the maypole, making flower wreaths and enjoying a traditional lunch outdoors. June’s Norlii Box features a lovely assortment of items for a Midsummer lunch, ‘tho I already know I’ll be using them year-round.
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Motherhood taught me just how far I can let myself go and still be okay with it.
The first couple of months of motherhood are a blur but I do remember feeling like every time I ran into someone I was wearing the same stretched-out, spit-up-stained t-shirt. Self-care goes out the window when you’re just trying to survive. Even now that my kids are teens and the demands are different (much easier in some ways, much harder in others), “me-time” often ends up at the bottom of the list. So I love the Mother’s Day Box from Hygge in a Box. It’s a special edition thoughtfully curated to help moms practice some self-love and enjoy hygge-filled moments.
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