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A design lover’s guide to shopping in uptown

If you live in Kitchener-Waterloo in 2016, you’re probably already celebrating that KING STREET IS OPEN IN UPTOWN WATERLOO!!! Sorry for the all caps, but I’m just that excited! If you read my last blog post on Hygge, you know that I try to find ways to make the process of getting ready for the holidays part of the enjoyment. …

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Hygge and holiday decorating

Hygge is a Danish word that is taking the world by storm.  It is a philosophy of living that is being written about in books and even taught in some universities. It is pronounced Hoo-ga (just imagine the Swedish chef saying “hug”) and is the thing I turn to when tackling holiday decorating. Hygge loosely translates to “cozy” or “coziness” …