I live in Central New York, where winter can sometimes last until late-April (I wish I was kidding). I know that winter can be trying and the "winter blues" is a real thing. Here are five tips for keeping your spirits up while you wait for spring.
After our wedding, Andy and I immediately started getting ready for our honeymoon to Maui and Kauai. I was incredibly excited for our trip, but kept thinking how sad it was that all of my flowers would die while we were away. This was the preservation technique my florist recommended and I now get to enjoy my wedding bouquet every day!
When the wind is raging and the snow is falling it can be difficult to make yourself step outside - especially when you give yourself the option of sitting on the couch under a blanket with a warm cup of cocoa and your favorite slippers. But getting outside is important during all seasons and doing so - especially during the winter time - is a great way to practice hygge.
Valentine's Day is arguably one of the most hyggelig holidays. Afterall, it's a day dedicated to showing appreciation for the ones we love most with chocolate and confectionary treats. Bake up a batch of these festive red velvet cookies to share with your loved ones this Valentine's Day.
You may be asking yourself, what exactly is "hygge?" Great question. Hygge is a Danish word that encapsulates a feeling of coziness and contentment that comes with enjoying life's simple pleasures. Learn more about the history of the word, the concept and how you can start adopting more hyggelig practices into your lifestyle.
Hi, I'm Emilee! Welcome to Hygge Inspired. As a Central New Yorker, I've been living a hyggelig life for as as long as I can remember - much longer, in fact, then I've actually been familiar with the term "hyggelig." Learning to embrace the Danish concept of coziness and contentment has changed my life and - through this blog - I'm sharing tips about leading a hyggelig lifestyle as a means of helping you feel more inspired. Read on to learn more about me and what you can expect to read about on this site!