Movie Night In? Top Up On Snacks And Drinks From Clearwater
Winter Is Blowing In Fast This Season
The winter bite is already in the air. Do you feel it when grabbing extra blankets at night or looking for a long sleeve top? It’s getting colder, which means more time inside. That can range from rearranging furniture to having friends or family over for movie nights. For these to be successful, you need blankets, hot drinks, and hearty snacks.
Getting The Bedroom Winter Prepped
A must-have to stay warm are proper sheets. When it comes to creating a cosy bed, layering is essential. Start with a warm, comfortable duvet or comforter, then add soft and snuggly blankets and throw. Winter is the season for snuggling up and getting comfortable. There are a few places where you can stock up. @home, Sheet Street and Mr Price Home have something for anyone. Get fresh fluffy pillows to curl up next to.
Eskom might not like these ideas, but a heated blanket is the best thing to climb into after a long day, more so when it's been heated up beforehand. Snag budget-friendly and eco-friendly heated blankets from Game. There's nothing quite like the feeling of being wrapped up in a soft, plush blanket on a cold winter's night. Weighted blankets are great for warmth, like sleeping with a permanent bear hug.
A Warm, Welcoming Home
Other options to keep things in the home heated are wall heaters and floor heaters. If you want to go big, why not get accessories for the fireplace? One of the easiest ways to create a warm and inviting atmosphere is to add seasonal décor. @home, Mr Price Home, Game and Sheet Street all have winteresque items to add a warm spark to the home.
As the temperature drops, one of the best ways to keep warm and cosy is with a trusty hot water bottle. These simple yet effective devices have been used for generations to provide warmth and comfort on chilly nights. On top of this, it helps for aches and pains.
Don't forget about your floors – adding a shaggy rug can help insulate your home and keep your feet warm.
Warm Yourself Up - From Inside Out
One thing to always get extra of is hot drinks, in this weather it’s the easiest way to get heat into your system. Hug In A ug is best to warm you up after a long day in an icy office or school classroom. The wide variety is insane, from plain cappuccino to cinnamon bun. Honestly, they have named that product appropriately. You can find Hug In A Mug at Pick ‘n Pay or Game. Another essential to stock up on is warm clothes. Again, it’s all about the layers.
Get rid of last year’s PJs, coats and sweaters. Those may need an update, or you simply need more warm clothes for this bitter winter. To stay up-to-date on trends, do some clothes shopping.
Making Movie Night More Steamy
Woolworths should be first on your hit list when planning a Netflix binge or couples' movie night. They have the best snacks. Plus, what's better than sharing a packet of Chuckles and the smell of fresh popcorn in the air?
If you are not in the mood for hot chocolate, why not try Woolie’s in-house Gluwhein? A spiced red wine-based drink that is best when served hot with a touch of an orange slice on the glass rim.
A meal is easy, too; get a pack of pre-made soup from Pick n Pay and pop it in the microwave. Then with all your new blankets, wrap up and start that movie.
Finally, embrace the cosy lifestyle. Light a fire in your fireplace or invest in a space heater to keep your home warm and comfortable. Make some hot chocolate or tea and settle in with a good book or movie. With a little effort, you can create a relaxing and inviting space perfect for winter hibernation. Keep calm and cosy on – visit Clearwater Mall for all your winter must-haves.