I have been reading a lot lately about the Danish tradition of Hygge, and I’ve completely fallen in love with the concept. Just in case you’ve never heard of Hygge before, Hygge is best defined as,
“the art of building sanctuary and community, of inviting closeness and paying attention to what makes us feel open-hearted and alive; to create well-being, connection, and warmth; a feeling of belonging to the moment and to each other; celebrating every day.”
Doesn’t that describe what we all want in our life, and isn’t it really your main goal as a mom? To create meaningful memories and traditions; build a cozy, creative home for your family; & be able to cherish moments with your family each and every day?
Well, today I’m going to give you 5 Action Steps you can take today to be on your Hygge-living way!
Every season, I love to visit Pottery Barn and gasp in awe at their beautiful home decor. In the past I’ve shared with you some Christmas Decor & Fall Decor, but today it’s time to lighten things up a bit with Spring Decorating! From basket-weave textures, to aquamarine votives, to terrarium gardens, & succulent walls….it’s all here!
So, pull up a chair, and grab your cappuccino, and enjoy this springtime tour of Pottery Barn.
Hygge (actually pronouced “Hoo-gah”) is a Danish concept that has completely changed my day-to-day living. Traditionally, Hygge is described as a way of embracing a cozy life during the cold winter months. But, today I’d like to share with you a seasonal guide, that will help you “live Hygge” all year-long…
Welcome to my first Coffee Break post. My hope and desire in the Coffee Break Series is to share with you, my friends, what’s on my heart. Today I’d like to share with you something that hit me over this past week…the importance of turning our house into a home. What does this mean to us as women, wives, & mothers? And, what does this mean for our families?
So, please join me for girl talk, snuggle into a comfy spot for a couple of minutes, savor your coffee, and prepare to be inspired, sweet friend.
Hygge is a way of life, that is embraced in Denmark, where according to various studies, people are happier than anywhere else in the world. By creating warm, cozy homes, celebrating the season, unplugging from technology, and connecting with loved ones and nature, the Danish have learned to live a satisfied and fulfilled life.
I decided to investigate the Hygge way of living, and what I discovered is simple and doable. It’s these simple steps that help the Danish actually enjoy their long winters, and embrace each season of life.
I could not contain my excitement a couple months ago, when I saw the unveiling of the Magnolia Market Christmas Home Collection. I think my husband thought something very serious had happened, because I shrieked with excitement so abruptly.
I absolutely love Chip & Joanna Gaines. I love their spirit, their family life, their philosophy…basically everything about them. I want to be them!
Their home improvement show on HGTV called Fixer Upper, has completely transformed how I view decorating my own home. Adding a little country vintage flare here and there, and including chalkboard elements a barn door and some shiplap are a Fixer Upper must.
If you’ve never heard of this adorable couple, then…
“Pardon My French Door, But Holy Shiplap…You’re Life Is About To Be Changed Forever!”
I absolutely go googly-eyed over this time of year! Between all the Christmas decorations and Sparkly lights, I can hardly contain my excitement for the impending Christmas season. There are so many activities and family gatherings I look forward to every Christmas. But quite honestly, some of my most treasured moments, are cozy nights at home by the fireplace, hot chocolate in hand, Christmas lights glowing, carols playing in the background, and cookies baking in the oven.
I have quite literally fallen in love with the Early Fall Preview at Pottery Barn this year. Between the hues of grays & blues, the luxurious soft textures, gorgeous damask patterns, & succulent arrangements….I’m completely smitten. I’ve collected some amazing DIY Pinterest projects, and beautiful table scapes & decorating ideas using white pumpkins, mercury glass, & minty green dried hydrangeas….that completely marry fall with these beautiful earth tones.
I’m beyond excited to share this Early Fall Preview with you! There’s even a link to Magnolia Farms new paint line & online market below…to help you complete the look Fixer Upper Style! (My other obsession!)
Welcome to my first blog post about cleaning & organizing around the home. I’m a Martha Stewart wannabe and passionate about green organic cleaning. So join me today as I walk you through my weekly cleaning routine. Aren’t you just so super duper excited?