Hi, I'm Yvonne, thank you for visiting my blog! Are you wondering what living the cozy life means? cozy (adjective): giving a sense of comfort, warmth and relaxation When I speak of living the cozy life, I'm talking a lifestyle. Not one of chunky sweaters and crackling fireplaces and hot cocoa (though there's nothing wrong with those things - I love them!). I’m referring to a mindset that embraces a way of life society doesn't value much anymore. Things that matter such as our families, faith, and home. A focus on simplicity so cozy can manifest no matter what season of life you find ... Read More about About Living the Cozy Life
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