I cannot lie. I am completely in for Hygge now. I don’t know what possessed me to check this book out months ago, in the blazing summer heat that I love, but I did. Now that it’s fall and I finally got around to it, I’m in. I listened to the audiobook, which was a super short 3.5 hours, and so I got the pronunciation down (I think) and now I pretty much walk around my house chanting, “Hygge! Hygge!”
Basically, Hygge seems to me to be a lot about making things nice. Just nice. Cozy. Good smelling. Friendly. Nice. And, to be honest, I think that I could really use some nice right now.
While I checked this book out, I have put it on “to be purchased” list. It includes lists, recipes, ideas, the sort of thing that I can see myself referring back to now and then. The basic concept is simple enough. In fact, I’m pretty sure that you’ll see a number of reviews that talk about candles. There is a lot of talk about candles. I’m not currently in a position to light many candles, as I have a toddler who likes anything he’s not supposed to have, but I don’t feel put off by that. Hygge socks? That’s a thing. I HATE socks but I don’t feel put off by that. Instead I feel inspired to make these coming winter months and every day before them a little more homey and nice.
I liked this one a lot.