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Cultivate the Hygge

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  Listening to NPR not too long ago, I was introduced to the Danish idea of Hygge.  It roughly translates as "coziness".  Hygge happens more so during their long, dark, cold winters.  Good food, warm drinks, candlelight, cozy days reading a book all cultivate the hygge.

     During our wintertime, try beating the winter blues by cultivating your own hygge. 


A warmth in winter Cover
Lori Copeland
Angela Elwell Hunt
Vernie Bidderman, owner of the Mooseleuk Mercantile, is flabbergasted when she gets a message from her husband Stanley, who went bowling twenty years ago and never came home. Seventy-year-old Salt Gribbon, the cantankerous lighthouse keeper, is living with a secret--two, in fact: his grandchildren. As December draws to a close, will Vernie let the mystery of Christmas soften her heart? Will Salt lower the walls he built to shut out the world?
FIC Cop
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Absolutely chocolate : irresistible excuses to indulge Cover
641.6374 Abs
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Betty Crocker the big book of slow cooker, casseroles & more Cover
Betty Crocker
"Betty Crocker Big Book of Slow Cooker, Casseroles, and More! combines slow cooker, comfort food and one dish meals into one big compendium, with a focus on ease and convenience, answering consumer demand for simple mealtime solutions in an affordable, high-value package.This book collects favorite recipes Betty Crocker readers have come to trust for simple solutions for home-cooked meals and modern twists to comfort food classics. Every recipe delivers on this no-fuss promise, utilizing convenience appliances such as a slow cooker, or only one essential pot or pan, like a casserole dish or skillet, to get dinner on the table quickly and efficiently"--Provided by publisher
641.5 Cro
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Bringing home the dharma : awakening right where you are Cover
Jack Kornfield
If we want to find inner peace and wisdom, we needn't move to an ashram or monastery. Our buddha nature--our natural warmth and insight--can be discovered right where we are, in the context of our relationships, our family lives, and in our efforts help and serve others. Kornfield offers observations about the rise of mindfulness practice in the West and shares his insights on finding freedom right where we are.--Excerpted from publisher
294.34 Kor
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Calming crafts : relaxing crafts to inspire your creativity Cover
Dawn Frankfort
745.5 Fra
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Comfort colors : palettes for liveable rooms Cover
Melanie Aves
John C. Aves
747.94 Ave
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Comfort food Cover
Kate Jacobs
Shortly before turning 50, TV cooking show personality Augusta “Gus” Simpson discovers that the network wants to boost her ratings by teaming her with a beautiful, young new co-host. But Gus isn’t going without a fight—whether it’s off-set with her two demanding daughters, on-camera with the ambitious new diva herself, or after-hours with Oliver, the new culinary producer who’s raising Gus’s temperature beyond the comfort zone. Now, in pursuit of higher ratings and culinary delights, Gus might be able to rejuvenate more than just her career
FIC Jac
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Comfort knitting & crochet : afghans : more than 50 beautiful, affordable designs featuring Berroco's comfort yarn Cover
Norah Gaughan
Margery Winter
Thayer Allyson Gowdy
undefined Berroco Design Team
Colorful and inviting, afghans are the epitome of comfort. These designs range from traditional to modern, and spare to embellished. Detailed instructions and clear charts ensure beautiful results
746.97 Gau
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Having tea : recipes & table settings Cover
Tricia Foley
Catherine Calvert
641.53 Fol
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Home & heart : simple, beautiful ways to create spirit, harmony & warmth in every room Cover
Beverly Pagram
640 Pag
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Hot chocolate for the mystical lover Cover
Arielle Ford
306.7 Hot
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Light a candle Cover
Sylvia Browne
133.2 Bro
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Quilting for peace : make the world a better place on stitch at a time Cover
Katherine Bell
746.46 Bel
Book
Nov 27, 2013
Sing the warmth Cover
Louise Marley
FIC SF Mar
Book
Nov 27, 2013
The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club Cover
Gil McNeil
When her husband dies in a car crash--not long after announcing he wants a divorce--Jo Mackenzie packs up her two rowdy boys and moves from London to a dilapidated villa in her seaside hometown. There, she takes over her beloved Gran's knitting shop--a quaint but out-of-date store in desperate need of a facelift. After a rough beginning, Jo soon finds comfort in a "Stitch and Bitch" group; a collection of quirky, lively women who share their stories, and their addiction to cake, with warmth and humor
FIC McN
Book
Nov 27, 2013
The big book of soups & stews : 262 recipes for serious comfort food Cover
Maryana Vollstedt
641.813 Vol
Book
Nov 27, 2013
The comfortable home : an inspirational guide to creating feel-good spaces Cover
Jane Burdon
747 Bur
Book
Nov 27, 2013
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