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Family Day and Hygge Attribute #2 – Comfort Food

Family Day and Hygge Attribute #2 – Comfort Food

Food is one of the most important hygge attributes. Sharing good food is the best way to cosy up with your family or friends. And Family Day weekend is the perfect time for such activity. And if in the previous years I would have to […]

Hygge Attribute #1 – Candles

Hygge Attribute #1 – Candles

In one of my previous posts, I started the conversation about hygge. Both Canada and Denmark are in the top 10 happiest countries in the world. And I assume that the Danes and we, Canadians, definitely, should know something about happiness and how to stay happy. Let’s find […]

Hygge A La Canadienne

Hygge A La Canadienne

According to Hyggehouse.com, hygge(pronounced hue-guh, not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cosy, charming or special. This word has no direct English translation. It derives from a sixteenth-century Norwegian […]

Christmas Holidays

Christmas Holidays

As many of us, we became extremely busy around Christmas holidays. Buying gifts for our children and their significant others, looking for new recipes and purchasing ingredients, you know, all these important things parents usually do. First, we needed a perfect Christmas tree. Where can […]

One Of A Kind Show, Overview

One Of A Kind Show, Overview

Last Saturday for the first time we went to One Of a Kind Show in Toronto.  We arrived at Enercare centre around 11 am and parked our car across the street ($8 flat rate, which is much cheaper than underground parking). We purchased our tickets in advance online […]

Winter Is Coming

Winter Is Coming

Last Friday was the day when winter announced its arrival. And even though next week the days will become warmer, the message was clear – winter is coming and it’s close. Cruel strong winds tore down colourful fall leaves and now only shades of grey […]