My sister’s birthday is in September. What better time of year to start hygging? So I picked up a few small comfort items and built a wooden box to put them in.
What is Hygge?
According to Wikipedia
Hygge (/ˈhjuːɡə/ HEW-gə or /ˈhuːɡə/ HOO-gə) is a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. As a cultural category with its sets of associated practices hygge has more or less the same meanings in Danish and Norwegian, but the notion is more central in Denmark than Norway. The emphasis on hygge as a part of Danish culture is a recent phenomenon, dating to the late 20th century.
Hygge is fireplaces, warm blankets, wood grain, family, friends, quiet, peace, flickering candles, comfort, laughter, reading a book, watching a rain storm. Continue reading