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Bringing Hygge into January

Leaving the festive and “hyggelige” (cozy) month of December behind and entering January is for me always followed by a certain sadness. Gone are all the Christmas decorations, parties, comfort foods and “hygge” (coziness/togetherness). Instead we get New Year’s resolutions of eating healthy, working harder and all the demands of starting a new year in the cold Winter months. This year I am determined to keep the “hygge” from December going. Maybe not with Christmas gnomes and ornaments but the comforting “hygge” part.

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“Bakery by Hermann” in Lyngby, Denmark

The photo above from “Bakery by Hermann” in Lyngby, Denmark, captures what my January “hygge” will be like – soft and cozy lambs wool throws and hearty baking the Danish way. I love how this bakery brought the lamb skins outside on a bench. That is exactly how I envision myself in these cold winter months ahead of us: sitting on my porch on a warm lamb skin with a steamy hot drink – be it hot spiced wine, coffee or hot chocolate. This way January can be the month of relaxation and “hygge” after the hectic December. I wish you all a Happy and “Hyggeligt” New Year!

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    • Thank you,Cindy! So the lambswool throw was just something I saw at this bakery. I don’t know where they got it. But IKEA usually has white lambswool throws for sale at a great price. But I would also like to get a grey one and I haven’t found that yet. Will let you know if I find it!:-)

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