For many of you, winter is here and you’re already wondering how many more days until summer (158)! Luckily for me, I live in Miami, where it is summer year round, although I would absolutely love and welcome some cooler weather. So, on the unlikely occasion that the weather dips down, or on a “winter” evening with my air-conditioner set to 70, here’s what I need for my “Cozy Night In”:
SOCKS… I always have socks on when I am home, and I sleep with socks on every night! Don’t know why but me feet are always cold and I love how warm my comfy socks make them feel. I love all socks, but my favorites are the Thermal Socks with Trim available at Bed Bath & Beyond. These thermal socks are moisturizing and extra warm. The unique double layer provides warmth and comfort, while the inner layer is infused with rich, hydrating shea butter for conditioning moisturizer (which lasts through 15 washings). I have several pairs in various colors, they are the best, $10.
SLIPPERS… Along with my socks I need a great pair of slippers for walking around the house. I love the UGGS slippers that my daughter has, but I didn’t feel like spending so much, so I found a great substitute. I recently came across the Women’s Shearling Scuff Slippers from Land’s End. They are a dream and come in several different colors. I got the pink ones of course! On sale now for $45.
BLANKET… What good is a cozy night in without a great blanket to cuddle up with? My favorite is the Room Essentials Microfleece Blanket available at Target. It’s super soft and keeps me warm. Available in various colors, $15. Vera Bradley also has microfleece blanket in various patterns, just as soft, $49.
HOT COCOA… My favorite beverage for a warm, comfy night…brewing a cup of hot cocoa in my Keurig. I love the Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate K cups, also available at Target or Bed Bath & Beyond, $10 for a box of 16.
GOOD MOVIE… I love a good, funny, romantic comedy, (chick flicks), any will do. A few of my favorites are Under the Tuscan Sun, The Devil Wears Prada, Letters to Juliet, The Vow, 13 Going On 30… you get the drift. And I’m also OK watching most anything on TLC (don’t judge)!
After my evening of fun and TV, there’s always my inviting bed! Nothing like cozy, fluffy bedding, like the type one finds in the luxury hotel chains to invite you to a great night’s sleep. And if you’re looking for some new bedding, you have to check out the line by Parachute Home. Parachute provides high quality bedding made from Egyptian cotton, designed locally in Venice Beach, CA and manufactured in Italy (ahh… Italy, say no more). Take a look at this picture from their website, just beautiful! My favorite are the powder blue sheets, oh and I can’t wait to try their lavender scented candles as well. Sheet sets start at $99.
How do you stay comfy and cozy when the weather cools off?