Norlii Box October 2021: Nordic Bed and Breakfast

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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Gather Together: Norlii Box August 2021

As someone who struggles with social anxiety, the thought of entertaining more than a close friend or two can make me a nervous wreck. I’m happiest at home with my little crew, gathering with just the four of us (five when our cat senses food is involved) or enjoying the solitude when I have time alone. I don’t have china for 12 or champagne flutes for a houseful (when would we ever use them?) but I do have many special-but-not-too-precious pieces I love to use every day. And I have Norlii to thank for some of my favourites. Every other month the Copenhagen co. curates a small collection of items from renown nordic brands for their Scandinavian home and lifestyle box, Norlii Box. August’s edition celebrates gathering together (to the extent that we can) and it’s absolutely lovely. Even for the gathering-averse. Come take a closer look.

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Simple summer days Scandinavian style: Norlii Box June 2021

I received June’s Norlii Box in exchange for an honest review.

Hello hello! I hope your week’s off to a great start. We’re got blue skies and 32 degrees here in Ottawa and I’ve just come inside after eating a popsicle on the back deck, one of those simple pleasures that signal summer is here. “Simple Days” is the theme of the latest Scandinavian home and lifestyle box from Norlii, this one with a collection of items from renown nordic brands for an easy-breezy summer vibe. The bi-monthly subscription box ships from Copenhagen, Denmark to Canada and the US and now the UK and the EU too. (I think that might be new since April’s review.)

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