8 Ways To Cosy Up This Winter

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas... just me? 

This post could be... could be a disguise for me to express my love for the festive season. As for now, we'll stick to being cosy. 

Get snug with mulled cider
I had mulled cider for the very first time this weekend and it was a true joy. What wasn't pleasant however was the journey to get to it. Jack and I won a little stay at a hotel in Falmouth and thought we'd venture into town for dinner but we had to battle the rain first. It was all worth it though, Jack sheltered me with his coat like a real hero and we legged it. 

As soon as I took a sip of this goodness, the cosy vibes were rippling off me once more. We're talking rum, brandy, orange, cinnamon - everything which makes the world good basically.

Watch Christmas films early
Yep. I've already watched Home Alone and I have no regrets, I have that Christmas feeling. In fact, as I type this - my sister is singing 'I Wish It Would Be Christmas Every Day', I have no complaints. Winter weekends should definitely consist of Christmas film marathons and a lot of flavoured coffee.

Wrap your hands around an Eggnog latte
I spend way too much money on buying takeaway coffee, to be honest if you added it all up over this year, I'd probably be able to buy that Macbook Air I've always been dreaming of owning. Yet I can't let go of that festive treat - sigh, Hannah, sigh.

Blanket fort time
Mhm. Everybody loves a blanket fort. 

Light a gingerbread candle
Winter is all about the candles; while you're in the bath, in bed, at the dinner table, beside the fire - you name it, a candle belongs there. I've had my Cinnamon Yankee candle burning non-stop - the perfect scent for a cosy night in. 

Feel hygge with friends
I love everything about hygge and I'm not ashamed to say so, and that's what being cosy is all about. There's nothing better than getting a few friends together, having a game of Monopoly and drinking a hot bevvy.

See the Christmas lights
*Breathes heavily* yes for Christmas lights! It's that time of year to stick a wooly hat on your head, cover your face with a chunky scarf and explore those Christmas markets with a mulled cider (of course) in hand.

Get baking
Shortbread, gingerbread, cake, mince pies... bake them or maybe just buy them from Morrisons - whatever the choice, it's a good one.

What's your favourite way to get cosy?

Hannah x


  1. Aww I love this! I love Christmas time, these things definitely put me in a cosy, happy mood!

    JaynieShannon Beauty & Lifestyle


  2. Ahh this is the perfect list, I'm currently freezing and can't wait to do all this! <3

    Andini xx | Adventures of an Anglophile 

  3. This is such a lovely post and it's made me feel so warm and cozy! I love baking! I make all Christmas themed things! You can't beat this time of the year!!!
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  4. Yes yes yes to all of them! I love hygge and baking and I want to watch all the Christmas films already haha


  5. yessssss! LOVE this post, such great ideas xXx

  6. These are wonderful ideas to stay warm this season! I love baking and crocheting during this time of the year! ♥


  7. I love baking when it's cold outside! Something about it makes me happy haha


  8. Yes yes yes! It's so warm here in Austria at the moment and that really ruined my pre-christmas mood. Hope it gets snowy and cold soon so I can fully embrace the christmas season :)

    Love, Kerstin

  9. Yes, so much yes! I totally agree with all of these. Can't wait for those cosy winter evenings.

    Hannie from Missing Wanderer

  10. I am so excited to do all of these things this year!


  11. It's all about the Christmas movies! I love them :)

    Anika | anikamay.co.uk

  12. I am so glad I am not the only one feeling Christmassy already! And I had such a large festive coffee this morning my brain feels like it is shaking! Stephie xx


  13. Ah I love Christmas films all year round! They're such a mood booster xx

    Gemma ♡ Miss Makeup Magpie

  14. This has got me so excited for christmas and winter! I am so ready to wrap up in a cosy duvet with a cup of tea and binge watch christmas films! xxx

  15. Seeing the Christmas lights always gets me so excited. It never fails to make me smile and feel like a kid again. I love winter so much...! (And your blog, which I've just discovered. Love the name since I was born in January myself haha!)
    Cristina, xo // My Cup of Tea

  16. I love having a hot cup of coffee in the morning and ending the day with a hot cup of tea. Also having candles lit around my home always puts me in a warmer mood =o)


  17. The gif of the cookies in the oven is just so satisfying and reminds me I need to do some winter baking!

    Lucy | Forever September

  18. Oooh mulled cider and christmas lights seriously get me cozy as well- not to mention holiday scents, fluffy socks and music!! xx

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