Simple Ways to Express Gratitude and Spread Kindness

There are two quotes we often refer to at kikki.K. The first is ‘Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.’ And the second? ‘Gratitude shared is happiness doubled.’ The reason we come back to these regularly is that they truly capture the importance of expressing your love and thanks. Something truly wonderful happens when we share our feelings of gratitude and show others how thankful we are. Happiness spreads. Joy spreads and it’s a beautiful thing.

At the end of the day, there’s so much to be thankful for, and expressing that thankfulness leads to positivity and kindness, and it really is one of the simplest things we can all do. If you need a little help, here are our top five ways to share your gratitude the kikki.K way.

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Lamb Tagine Recipe from Lisa Lemke’s The Winter Table

In these often challenging times, and in fact, even when things are running smoothly, there’s no denying that cooking has a way of comforting, connecting and helping us embrace our creativity at home. Home cooked food, made with love, has a way of bringing us together as families, as friends, and even satisfying us as individuals. You may have a sweet tooth or a savoury preference, but no matter which side of the flavour fence you sit on, there’s no denying the feel-good (and live well!) factor food can bring to our days!

Which is why we’re super excited to be treating you to a heartwarming winter recipe from one of our favourite Swedish chefs, Lisa Lemke.

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2020 Pt. 2: Focus on the Good – The Next Chapter + Free Downloadable Gratitude Prompts

One thing we know for certain is that our world is constantly changing, sometimes positively, sometimes in unexpected and not-so-welcome ways. And while we may often feel out of control and unsure when these unwanted moments and chapters of our life arise, these (more than any other time) are the times we can benefit the most from finding – and focusing on – the positives – for yourself, for others, for the world. Seeking those silver linings to help you through the challenges.

As we turn the page on another chapter and continue to focus on creating the best 2020 Pt. 2 that we can, we’re shifting our mindset to Focus on the Good – and are here to help you do the same! Plus, we’ve created a FREE downloadable to help you on your way.

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Food for the Soul: Tips and Resources to Make the Most of Your Everyday Cooking

When it comes to heart-warming food, hemlagat (Swedish for ‘home made’) is always best.  And with many of us at home more these days due to the many challenges this year’s has served up, it’s the perfect opportunity to embrace more home cooking and enjoy the delicious results!

As always at kikki.K, whenever we want to learn more about something, we ask the experts in that field – which is why we’ve collated some wonderful tips and resources on everyday cooking from some of our favourite foodies and chefs from all over the world – Lisa Lemke, Dan Churchill, Deliciously Ella, Dr Megan Rossi and Jasmine Hemsley – for you to devour below.

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