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I cannot remember when I first heard of the word hygge (pronounced hue-guh  or hoo-gah), but I do know that there was some Googling, some Pinterest browsing, and yep- I was in love. The word is jam packed with a whole lot of perfection, a Danish phrase used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary, as cozy, charming, or special. It is not a thing you buy but a feeling you evoke, a sense of harmony that settles into the world around you. Hygge appeared in written Danish for the first time in the early 1800’s, but is actually Norwegian in origin. The earliest phrase means, “well-being,” but is believed to originate from the word “hug.” So I guess we can think of hygge as a metaphorical embrace, a symbol of ultimate comfort.

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