How To Prepare For The Colder Season

At this time of year, our mood change. Although seasons are great and it’s so nice to see a change in the air, sometimes things being cold can seem way more glamorous than they actually are. Sure snow is pretty and all of the occasions that fall over the autumn and winter months are exciting - for kids and big kids alike, it can actually be so depressing!  But it doesn’t have to be. Especially not if you’re prepared. Because if you’re someone that actually gets into a bit of a rhythm and a routine with everything that you have to do at this time of year, you can definitely enjoy it a whole lot more. So let’s take a look at what you can do to prepare and make the most of this time.

Make Sure Your Heating Is Working

So the absolutely golden rule that everyone should start with it your heating. Make sure that it is work and that it’s working well! The last thing you want to do is to wait for the coldest day of the year so far to find out that your boiler is on the brink. So look at boiler services early enough and make sure that you’re testing the heating. When you do this, you will be entirely grateful that it’s working on a freezing cold day!

Light The Fire

Now, this is often the best of them all. If you have a fire - light it. Make sure that you’re getting all of that extra warmth. If you have a working fireplace, it may even be worth looking into getting a log burner. There’s nothing quite so cozy or romantic as sitting in front of a gorgeous log fire all winter long.

Bring Out The Winter Tog

You should also make sure to bring out the winter tog too. And this is essential. If you want to make sure that you’re warm enough in bed every single night, a thicker tog during these months is always a great idea.

Add More Autumnal Colours Around The House

And it’s also the perfect time to start thinking about that Pinterest-perfect fall home decor. Maybe you want to switch out your colours so that you have warmer shades around the house? Or you could just look to light an autumnal or wintery candle to boost the scent of your home?

Plan Wintery Activities

And finally, you’re definitely going to want to make sure that you have some lovely autumnal and wintery things to do. Cosy nights in at this time of year are the best. If you worry that you’re going to be cold outside, or that rainy days will spoil all of your fun, then plan things indoors. Movie nights and cake baking days, pine-cone painting and board games can be a lot of fun. And, if we do get any snow, you can also head out to play in it before coming back in to see in front of the fire.

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