Hygge

Hygge is a Danish word describing a moment as special or charming or cozy. It is a feeling that can occur at home or outside the home, alone or with family. It is both ordinary and extraordinary because it fills you with warmth and comfort.

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Fast and Fancy Cake with Cardamom-kissed Latte

“If I knew you were coming, I would have baked a cake!” It’s a warm, welcoming phrase and with Anne ...
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Applesauce with Elderflower Syrup and Cardamom

The apple, a plump and tasty member of the rose family, began its journey west as a small, unprepossessing, and ...
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Hygge – Have Your Cake And Eat A Lot Of It Too

Food is a big part of hygge. Since hygge translates to cozy/comfort in English when it comes to hygge+food = ...
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Hygge and More

I’ve been writing about hygge for the past few weeks but I would like to introduce you to three new ...
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Hygge and Light: Part 2

Meik Wiking, the hygge master, says: “Lighting is not just about candles. Danes are obsessed by lighting in general....Danes select ...
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Hygge and Light: Part 1 – Candles

Candles are to hygge as water is to swimming. From what I’ve read I feel confident sharing this analogy although ...
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Hygge Vocabulary

The word “hygge” is often translated as cozy or a sense of well-being. And I’ve discovered there is a whole ...
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Hygge ‘Til You Drop

“The art of hygge is therefore also the art of expanding your comfort zone to include other people.” “The Little ...
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Hyggekrog Sweet Hyggekrog

Remember the song Liza Doolittle sings in “My Fair Lady” – “All I want is a room somewhere Far away ...
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Warming Up To Hygge

Hygge is often translated as cozy and at this time of year cozy equals warmth. The winters in Denmark, where ...
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