What is “hygge”?

 This white pillow on a simple chair is the epitome of hygge

Hygge?

Although “hygge” (pronounced hue-guh) was named Collins English Dictionary’s runnerup word of 2016, you may not have heard of it. Hygge is a Danish word that means a feeling of comfort or coziness. It’s about realizing your feelings in the moment and creating peace. That could mean peace with your friends, your family, or your house.

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What I’m Listening To This Week

Hi all, it’s been a busy busy week between working on some really cool secret blog stuff (maybe a giveaway? wink wink) and running around for my job. Luckily, the weather has been getting freakishly warm here in Indiana, so it’s put me in a listening-to-music-with-the-windows-down mood. Everything is a little bit brighter and happier recently, but I think going from 20 degree weather to 50 degree weather in February would make anybody smile. 🙂 We also just signed to move into a beautiful new apartment when our current lease is up! So in May look forward to plenty of pics on Insta (find me at @thegracefulgeekinsta) of all the farmers markets and hikes we’ll be going on!

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