It’s still February and I am trying to find comfort in our home. I am following the guidelines of the Danish word Hygge which is pronounced “who-gah”. I know, it’s pronounced nothing like it looks.
Last week a few of you thought I needed to grasp more of the overreaching concept that hygge is more of a lifestyle than just comfort and simplicity. I couldn’t agree more and I am trying my best. Sadly, by nature, my life is a bit complex. I do have a tendency to pack a bit too much in my days. So I am working on simplifying things and getting organized. All of my ideas don’t involve buying anything new. Instead, I am using things around the home that I already own to add hygge whenever and wherever I can
February is here and my theme this month is comfort and simplicity. Or as the Danish call it, hygge. I am adding comfort and coziness and simplicity everywhere. To be honest, that pretty much means I am organizing, thinning, lighting candles, and turning up the heat on these really cold nights! Today for the first Saturday Home Series, I am teaming up with three other bloggers to share our ideas about how we are adding comfort to our homes.
I don’t know about you but I keep seeing the word “Hygge” in magazines, online and in the home decor world. Up until now, I had no idea what hygge is. And I certainly had no idea how to pronounce it. In fact, as I type this blog post, my spell checker doesn’t even recognize the word. So what is Hygge?