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After a memorable few months, it’s nearly time to say farewell to the summer. Yes, that’s right, summer is almost over, so make sure to have your tissue boxes on hand when fall arrives. Thankfully, though, it’s not all bad. Winter is next, and it’s waiting patiently behind the curtains.
Some people love winter, while others can’t stand it. It’s a season that divides, to say the least. However, nobody can deny that winter does bring a sprinkle of magic with it, from the frosty (but cozy) nights to the much-loved holiday event of Christmas.
Naturally, a lot of time is spent at home during the winter, so here are some tips and tricks on how to turn your home into a cozy paradise when the snow and ice arrive.As cold weather draws near, it's time to settle in and make your home super cozy. Here's how! Click To Tweet
Decorate the front of your home
You likely remember the thrill of seeing how other people decorated their homes during the winter season – particularly in the weeks leading up to Christmas. It’s truly a special (and creative) tradition that remains just as popular to the current day.
Now, you have the perfect opportunity to embrace your inner creativity by decorating the front of your home to add to the winter spirit. From different colored lights to enticing ornaments, you have total creative freedom.
However, it would be best if you didn’t allow any snowstorms to ruin the party. Winter is known for its testing weather conditions, so you need to protect your house and decorations.
You can do this by using 2 stage snow blowers, enabling you to remove any snow surrounding your home quickly. A snow blower is also a lifesaver when it comes to your driveway and surrounding paths, as it will prevent you from (literally) getting stuck at your home.
If your children need to go to school, or you simply want to go for a walk but can’t get down your driveway, a snow blower will save the day – so don’t hesitate to grab one.
Wear cozy onesies and other winter clothing
Winter is the season where nobody can stop you from wearing comfortable, fluffy, and downright fun clothing.
In particular, onesies (like these) are a season favorite. Every winter, millions of people worldwide relax in their personal paradises by putting on their favorite onesies, such as Disney or pokemon-themed ones.
Invest in a portable fireplace to make your home cozy for winter
Have you ever been inside a house that’s freezing cold? Brrrrrrrrrrr. It’s not fun!
So, when winter arrives, you shouldn’t just rely on your home’s heating system. You should invest in a portable fireplace, which will make for a perfect addition to your living room, as well as general heaters that you can plug in at any super cold spots.
Add a winter touch to your furniture
Make sure to add a winter touch to your furniture, from comfortable blankets and throws to fresh pillows.
Use candles to make your home feel warm and welcoming
You can’t have winter without candles. They turn homes into comfortable, safe havens and help people relax and unwind when the sun goes down.
Test your baking skills every week
Winter is the season of baking, so put your skills to the test whenever you have the opportunity. Baking is also a huge hit with children, so if you have any young sons or daughters, make sure to get them involved.
Can you name any other elements of a cozy home?
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.