Winter is coming. When temperatures drop and it becomes harder to leave the house, it is wonderful to have a comfortable place to cozy-up. That’s right, another season of snow, cold and darkness is on its way.
Most likely you have already taken a few steps to repare yourself for it. To help you, here are 20 home essentials to have on hand this winter.
1. Adjustable Heater
Don't want to pay an absurd amount of money just to heat your house this winter? No problem. Just use this portable indoor heater instead. The Honeywell 360° Surround Heater provides energy savings, excellent safety features and the ability to control your comfort all at a reasonable price. Designed to provide all-around warmth, this 360-degree portable heater is Perfect for small to mid-sized rooms and offers superior all-around room heating.
On some winter mornings, you might not want to brave the cold to make it to your favorite coffee or tea spot before work. Not to mention all those cold nights where you want to sit down with a fresh cup of chamomile before bed. This black hammered ceramic tea set made from a direct flame safe, high tech ceramic material and extremely durable lasting for generations. It's a beautiful piece to display in your kitchen.
3. Slow CookerWinter is a time for hearty soups, chunky chili, wholesome meat-and-potatoes meals, and other comforting hot dishes. For these meals, there’s probably no better investment you could make than a quality slow cooker. A slow cooker can make your meals easier than ever. You can even use it to make some of the best Hot Cocoa you’ve ever tasted.
Dry winter heat can leave your skin cracked, your sinuses damaged and your hair full of static. Running a humidifier in your bedroom at night will help you wake ready to face another winter day. Enjoy your favorite oil and water based aroma while humidifying the air with the Ultrasonic Humidifier. Use your favorite oils such as lavender, eucalyptus, lemongrass, orange, peppermint, tea tree. The aroma will mix with the humidified air and release a scented vapor into the atmosphere giving you a spa-like feeling in your home.
Create a peaceful atmosphere in your cozy winter home, by filling it with your favorite scents. As one of the best winter home essentials, candles offer a variety of scents for countless ways to create a calming mood and add the perfect touch to your winter home. Wick Signature Lavender Chamomile Scented Jar Candle gives an herbaceous blend of fragrant lavender and soothing chamomile with notes of bergamot and a hint of wild musk.
6. Fleece throw blanket
This plush Bahama Ultra Cozy Warm Polar Fleece Blanket is super soft and provides a great touch feeling. 300 GSM makes the blanket durable & lightweight & not easy shedding. Bring you a skin-friendly experience beyond 100% cotton. Winter warm & summer light, there blanket bedding provides a luxury and quality life for you.
7. Throw pillows
Give your master suite, guest room, or living room a fuzzy focal point with these Faux Fur Throw Pillows. During the winter season, it is all about layering up and scattering cushions offer a very simple way to do this. Comfort is essential, so select soft materials that will make your space more welcoming, giving off an inviting ambience while feeling incredible.
Keep your drinks hot with this Never run out of your favorite beverages when you are on the go with the Mr Coffee Javelin Maura 15 oz Stainless Steel Thermal Bottle. Made from durable stainless steel, this travel flask features a double-wall vacuum insulation for maximum temperature retention for up to 6 hours! With the stainless steel construction, the taste of your liquid will remain pristine and untainted, regardless of what other liquids was in the bottle before.
Flashlights will come in handy if winter weather causes a power outage. They’re safer than candles, too. Just make sure that you check the batteries on your flashlights regularly. You may also want to consider a hand-powered flashlight or one with solar charging. The BatteryLock™ system on a Coleman® Divide™+ Push 425L LED Lantern stops battery drain, so you'll have the power you need when you need it most.
10. Jigsaw puzzles
Cold nights and weekends inside with your loved ones paints the perfect picture for puzzle time
Candy Galore. . . What more can we say? A mouthwatering image no matter what your age! Escaping into the calm of puzzling for as little as 20 minutes can sooth anxieties. It's the perfect digital detox for you and your loved ones.
! Some of my fondest family memories were made at the kitchen table completing a puzzle with my nearest and dearest.
11. Mug Warmer
It's difficult to enjoy leisurely sipping on your morning cuppa when you know that for every second that passes, your hot beverage is slowly but surely getting colder and colder. That's where this Original Coffee Warmer Set comes in. In between sips, it acts like a heated seat for your mug, ensuring that your warm drink stays at just the right temperature.
12. Hot chocolate
Nothing says “comfort” like a rich, decadent mug of hot cocoa. Make holidays extra special with Ghirardelli's Peppermint Hot Cocoa. A seasonal favorite, for a limited time only. This velvety smooth hot cocoa combines the flavor of peppermint with the right balance of chocolate intensity you expect from Ghirardelli. Just mix with hot water or milk and enjoy!
A rug creates extra warmth and comfort during the cold season. Area rugs can be used as a design element in a room; they add colour and style while unifying a space. Furthermore, rugs add a layer of insulation to the floor, trapping cool air underneath and keep it from seeping up and cooling the room. The warmth of the rug will keep your feet toasty, too.
14. Bath towel
As soon as the weather starts to turn cold, I instantly become a bath person. And the only thing better than a nice long soak is a super soft towel, like this Orchid 100% Cotton Bath Sheet, to wrap up in afterward. Bare Cotton's Luxury Hotel Towel pelican hill oversized bath sheet is designed to offer a fresh and alleviating feel after your daily cleanse. It's large size makes it ideal for use as a beach or pool towel. The bath sheet feels smooth, comfortable and plush, and it is very attractive. It does not fade, shed, pill or shrink and is color resistant.
15. Flannel sheets
Flannel is a great fabric for the winter. With a set of flannel sheets, your slumber will be warmer than ever before, and Boll & Branch makes a quality set that could very well be worth it to you when the chilliest temperatures of the season hit.
Crafted from 100% cotton flannel, the Hadiqa Snowflake Flannel Sheet Set is designed to keep you warm, even though they depict a freezing wintery theme. Featuring a snowflake print and icy blue hues, they’re the perfect pick for your wintertime selection.
16. Weighted blanket
Weighted blankets provide a calming effect with their gentle pressure and overall coziness. This blanket delivers a sumptuous softness that’s as comforting as it is warm. Snuggle up in front of the TV or in bed with this throw that simulates a big, warm hug. The blanket weighs a small percentage of your body weight when draped over you and ensures a calm, relaxing feeling. Made of plush fleece, a snug and cozy fabric, this blanket features poly satin piping and rounded edges. The cover unzips for easy care and has a polyester and cotton box-quilted insert with polystyrene pellets used as fill to generate the weight of the blanket. And I, for one, need calmness. The super popular Gravity Blanket ranks as the best weighted blanket we've tested because it provides the perfect amount of pressure, it's easy to clean, and will last you for years to come. It doesn't come cheap, so as a budget option, we also love the YnM Weighted Blanket because it's cozy and well-constructed for a fraction of the price of the Gravity.
17. Essential oil diffuser
Having a stuffed-up nose means you can't smell very much of anything, but a diffuser may be able to help with that. Not only do they add some extra moisture to your room, but depending on the oil you choose, such as eucalyptus and lavender, they may help clear your sinuses or make it easier to fall asleep. This large Botanical Essential Oil Diffuser has a reactive glaze accented with a gorgeous scroll motif on a base.
18. Window insulator kit
During the cold weather months, windows become a prime spot for energy loss. Duck® Brand Max Strength Window Kits create an added barrier between the outdoor air and your home’s inside, helping block drafts and air leaks that lead to high heating costs.
19. Draft Snake
Place this stuffed tube at the bottom of doors or windows to keep drafts out and heat in. It’s a simple design that can have a big impact on both the temperature of your room and the contents of your wallet once those heating bills arrive. The amazing patented As Seen On Tv Draft Guard - Twin Door Draft Guard Ultimate will help you to instantly insulate your doors to block out cold, heat, noise or bad odors from the outdoors while keeping in that expensive heat.
20. Boot tray
Help keep mud, snow, dirt, and dust out of your home with this must-have boot tray. An essential for your entryway or mudroom, this design is crafted from plastic with a neutral black finish that fits into any ensemble. The scalloped edges better accommodate your three pairs of shoes, and the grooved bottom helps you easily kick off debris. Plus, each side features a handle, so you can move it from room to room with ease.
What are some home essentials you plan to have on hand this winter?