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    Updated on Nov 28, 2019. Posted on Nov 23, 2019

    33 Things For Anyone Who Loves Being Cozy But Hates Spending Money

    So you have money to crank up your heater, too.

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    1. A pair of sherpa-lined slipper socks, which were one of Oprah's Favorite Things in 2017, and have been one of my favorite things since 2018.

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    Thank you, Oprah, for making me suddenly buy these on a super-cold winter's day in 2018. My feet, which are consistently freezing, have been warmer than ever since. They have non-slip bottoms, which are important for my clumsy self, and they really get the job done. I bought the 'llama pink' pattern, but there are TONS to choose from. I've long since broken them out this fall, as it's been surprisingly cold already in NYC.

    Get them from Amazon for $18.01+ (available in two sizes: adult regular and adult large and 66 colors and patterns)

    Psst: Looking for the lists of Oprah's Fave Things from this year? I've super got you covered: we rounded up Oprah's Favorite Things Under $50 in 2019 and Oprah's Favorite Things in 2019 that are over $50, but still super cool to check out!

    2. A compact personal heater so you can have a direct line of warmth streaming out to you from several inches or a foot away — even in your freezing office!

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    It's only six inches tall!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    Promising review: "I bought this personal heater to use at my cubicle in my office. The product is perfect for my needs... it doesn't have a thermostat and doesn't create massive amounts of heat, but that's not its intended purpose. It's designed to provide directional warmth effectively and without significant power, which is always a concern in a cubicle environment. I've used mine both under the desk and on the desktop. I've noticed that even if I leave it on all day, the body of the unit never gets hot. It doesn't make any noise, either... it's so small and quiet that it's hardly noticeable. If you're looking for something to provide extra warmth in a cool space without requiring a lot of power, this is a good option. If you need to heat a large area, then this probably isn't the right choice. For me, this is the perfectly-designed option for supplemental heat in an office cube environment, and it's definitely something I would buy again if the need arose." —Duane A. Priest

    3. And a heated mousepad (it's powered by USB!) with a cushioned wrist rest and fuzzy exterior so your hand feels like its in the lap of luxury, even if the rest of you isn't.

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $19.95.

    4. The Little Book of Hygge, a volume that'll help you embrace the Danish concept of "hygge," a sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.

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    It's filled with recommendations on adding a little bit of the Danish philosophy to your everyday life — so you might as well pair with a yummy Danish, too.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.49.

    Promising review: "Thorough, clear, and with a sprinkling of snark make this the best book I've read on 'hygge,' and I've read LOTS of them. Still looking for someone who can translate the concepts of summer hygge-ing from the cool, crisp woodlands and beaches of Scandinavia to the soggy, humid, bug-infested backyards of America though." –Hornblower

    5. A pair of thick *sherpa*-lined sweatpant joggers which are basically like a giant hug for your legs. Can you *imagine* a comfier pair of pants??

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    Most reviewers recommend sizing up!

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes XS–2X and four colors, plus three colors without the sherpa lining).

    Promising review: "I've never worn pants that make me as happy as these do. I feel like I'm being enveloped in a cloud. I sized up (good idea), due to other reviews. They're perfect for cold winter days, being warm and toasty when you and hubs disagree on what the thermostat should read, and getting a hug from your clothing when you're exhausted after a day of work/your kids running you ragged, or both. I'm also sensitive to non-breathable clothes, particularly at night, but these haven't made me feel too hot so far." —Torrey Baldwin

    6. A subscription to an Amazon Video channel — like Hallmark Movies or Britbox — filled with the shows and movies that make you feel like curling up on the couch for a few hours...or days.

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    Napping to Hallmark Christmas movies is one of my favorite Saturday-afternoons-in-December pastimes! I've spent some very cozy nights in watching some of Britbox's offerings (they often air on PBS too): As Time Goes By stars Judy Dench and is a total delight, and Vera is my newest favorite procedural, set in northern England — perfectly gloomy!

    Get them from Amazon Video: a subscription to Hallmark for $5.99 a month, or Britbox for $6.99 a month — you have to be a Prime member to take advantage, though!

    You can sign up for a free 30-day Amazon Video trial right now too — after that it's $8.99 per month!

    7. A set of warm 'n' toasty flannel sheets that'll make it even HARDER to get out of bed in the morning...and into the freezing air. Snuggling up never felt so good.

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    They have over 1,300 reviews!

    Get them from Target for $23+ (available in sizes twin–king and eight patterns, plus solid colors listed separately).

    Promising review: "The best sheets we’ve ever slept on! So soft and keeps you just the right temperature on cool nights. I’ve got a set for everyone in my family, we loved them so much. Buy them!" —Jnacoo

    8. A set of jumbo fizzy aromatherapy bath bombs to moisturize your skin and make your next tub soak a little more spa-like. Ahhhh, relaxation in a steamy tub o' good smells. What a way to spend an evening!

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    They're each the size of a tennis ball — and they won't stain your tub, so you won't have to scrub afterwards.

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $22.97.

    Promising review: "I originally bought these as a Christmas gift to hand out to a couple of girls who work for me, but one night I caved and used one for my own personal use. I loved it so much that I immediately placed another order just to have for myself! These are of Lush quality and size for a fraction of the price and without the overwhelming 'which do I choose' pressure. You receive 10 bombs at random, but no two are the same. They were safely wrapped and out of the 20 that I bought, not a single was crushed or broken. I will be continuing to buy." —Whitney Killam

    9. And an extra-thick bath pillow so you can relax and enjoy until every single bubble has disappeared.

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    This baby has two sections — a four-inch thick filling to cushion your head and neck, and a two-inch fulling to support your shoulders and back. It has four suction cups, so it'll never slip off, fits basically every tub shape, and is made of ~anti-bacterial mesh~.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    Promising review: "I just had to treat myself with this pillow — and what a treat it is. The pillow is soft but still gives enough support for your head and neck. The suction cups are doing a good job holding the pillow in place. This takes taking a bath onto a whole new level! I am sure this pillow makes a great gift as well. I can definitely recommend it!" —Garret M.

    If you want to also treat yourself to a bamboo bath caddy like the one pictured above, you can get one from Amazon for $26.99.

    10. A stylish wood grain essential oil diffuser to keep the room from drying out, while adding your favorite scent for a little aromatherapy.

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    A full tank can run for up to eight hours, or you can set it to automatically shut off after one, three, or six hours!

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "I AM IN LOVE! I purchased this on a whim and I couldn't be happier with my purchase....I actually plan on getting these as Christmas gifts. I love the wood grain look. I thought (judging by the size of it) that it would not really be able to push that much of the aroma throughout the room, but pleasantly, I was wrong. I put a few essential oils in it and ran it on the six-hour setting, and it just fills your room with whatever scent your essential oils have. I love the various color options, they aren't incredibly bright in a dark room which makes sleeping easier because in general I prefer the room to be completely dark. It is overall quiet which is also a nice bonus. I actually like the appearance and thought it kind of elevated my room in a zen-like manner. I hope this little beauty lasts me a while because I would happily fork out even double the price I paid." —Beng2016

    Looking for some essential oils to get started? Get a set of six from Amazon for $9.99.

    11. A wearable blanket with sleeves, because you know that thing where you're reading a book or watching TV and you want your arms to still stay warm? This solves that.

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    Or when you want to get a snack but don't want to leave your cocoon of warmth!

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in nine colors).

    Promising review: "Just in time for the holidays. I thought these were so silly and funny and would be fun to have when family came to visit for the holidays. I love them!! It's so warm and soft and I love that I can use my phone and drink and eat while still being snuggled in a blanket. My husband thought it was so silly but he's using his all the time. Highly recommend!" —Emily Van Vleet-Singer Aly

    12. An electric fondue maker perfect for a romantic night in with just yourself and some fondue...or someone else if you're feeling generous.

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    It comes with 10 reusable skewers and 10 reusable forks, plus a spatula, and it has two heat settings for a smoooooth melt (without burning).

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    Promising review: "This worked perfect for melted chocolate dip! Put some Hershey bars in, turned it on high and after ten minutes everything was melted and perfect. Then just take the bowl out, clean, and put away. Couldn't ask for something easier!" —kayla wolf

    13. A super soft cotton and spandex blend union suit, because fuzzy onesies can feel like an oven, but this is basically the never-changing-out-of-my-PJs DREAM.

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    Get it from Amazon for $22.78+ (available in sizes S–2X and eight colors and patterns).

    Promising review: "I didn't expect this to fit my body so well. Its slightly fitted to hug your frame but super soft and comfortable. Not only that but it's super cute to wear. Fabric and quality better than anticipated! I want another in another color!" —Bran V

    14. A cashmere-esque scarf you can throw over your coat all day this winter, wrap around your torso at the office as a shawl, and even use as a cozy blanket on those freezing airplanes.

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    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 33 colors).

    Promising review: "Extremely impressed with the high quality and great price of this scarf. DOES NOT look cheap...I own an Acne Studios wool scarf ($250 retail) and would say while this one is a bit lighter weight (still super warm and cozy) it is comparable in style, color and quality to my Acne scarf. Would definitely buy again—both for myself and as a gift." —Natalie

    15. A pair of cuddly and stylish pillows to add a whole layer of coziness to your couch or bed on the cheap — feel free to pet this while watching TV and pretend it's a furry friend instead.

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    Get a set of two from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three sizes and eight colors).

    Promising review: "I have had pillow covers like this before that 'shed' their faux fur. I have had no issues with these and since they sip off, they are easy to take off and clean! love them!" —Vince Scappini

    16. A set of purrfect chair socks that look like little cat feet. These are just about the only paws that *don't* scratch your floors — and actually *keep* your furniture from damaging your precious hardwood.

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    Get a variety set of 20 from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in four varieties).

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE these!!! Not only are they cute and adorable, but also very functional. I bought these because of my frustration with other products I've tried that left marks on my hardwood floors. My chair legs are thick and I was worried they might not fit, but they stretched nicely and did not slip or slide off. I have tried several other options from rubber tips to felt pads and all of them fall or slide off after a while. We use our chairs every day, multiple times a day and they have not worn out. They very obviously prevent scratches. They look like the chairs have gotten socks to keep their legs warm with these cat paws. Excellent design and manufacture with a nice dose of whimsy. I will definitely buy more of these just to have as back up." —Zhangsu

    17. A fuzzy sherpa sweater you'll wear so much, your friends might get a little concerned. "...You're wearing that AGAIN?!" "This sweater is my home now."

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    The knit and crewneck makes it look put together, and the little vents on both sides are just too cute. Just add your fave leggings!

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 13 colors, both solid and striped).

    Promising review: "This sweater is AMAZING! I love everything about it! The fit is perfect, the fabric is super soft and the color is beautiful. The sweater is not see-thru and is very warm and cozy! I love the collar height/shape and also the side slit, both make this sweater quite unique! I can’t wait to order more colors!!" —Leslie Gilliam

    18. Or a electric fabric defuzzer if you want to snuggle up in your favorite, 15-year-old sweater, but don't want to look like it. This under-$15 tool will bring it back to its former glory!

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    These'll shave 'em right off with one pass — without damaging your sweaters.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in seven colors).

    Promising review: "Okay, I don’t normally rave about things like this. I bought this on a whim in last attempts to save my favorite duvet cover. The pills had gotten to the point where it was seriously uncomfortable to sleep with them getting all up in my leg space. I thought I was going to have to get a new duvet cover entirely. Along came this lil baby. Not only is my duvet cover basically brand new, but I have found a new hobby. I’m depilling everything. Sweatshirts, leggings, blankets, socks, anything that looks like it needs some love. It does the job quickly and leaves everything looking fresh. Hi, I’m obsessed. I can’t stop. I should send this back. I’ve started asking if my neighbors need anything depilled. I’m going to buy one of these for everyone in my life. Everyone needs to own this. Take it away from me." —Sydney Jensen

    Learn more about it in This Magical Fabric Defuzzer Will Absolutely Change Your Life.

    19. A set of battery-powered flameless candles with moving wicks that flicker realistically for a relaxing atmosphere or the *look* of a fireplace — without worrying about whether or not you left a candle burning. 🤔

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    You can even control them with a remote!

    Get the set of five from Amazon for $17.99.

    Promising review: "These are awesome flameless candles. They actually look like real flames with the way they have made them. They are a believable brightness and they flicker really nicely. The remote is easy to use and though each candle uses AA batteries, they last a very long time. I've had these for over 7 months, turn them on almost every night for 3-4 hours, and have not had to change the batteries yet. The candles are real wax and, overall, this is a high quality product. I would recommend (and have) to anyone looking for something like this." —Martin Richard Zefelippo

    20. A faux sheepskin to cushion your feetsies when you step out of bed in the morning (it also looks super interior design-y draped over your couch or the foot of your bed!)

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    Get a 2'x3' size from Amazon for $19.89 (available in two sizes and six colors).

    Promising review: "Love this! I use it on my vanity stool, love the way it looks!! Seriously one of the best finds on Amazon and you can’t beat the price!" —Nikki

    21. An incredibly cozy oversized teddy jacket you'll want to wear lit'rally every day this fall. You'll feel cuddled by the nubby fabric, but not feel so suffocated when it's still a sunny 65° — it's unlined!

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    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 18 colors and styles, some with zippers, some with buttons).

    Promising review: "This might be one of my favorite go-to jackets for fall/ winter 2019! When I say this is soft, I really mean SO SOFT. It’s like cuddling up inside a warm fluffy cloud. It does fit oversized. I’m a size 6 and bought the medium. I should’ve gone for the small!" —TipsyNurse

    22. A pair of blackout curtains to keep out the sunlight on weekend mornings or turn your living room or bedroom into a nice and dark movie-watching cave.

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    Get two panels from Amazon for $24.95 (available in three sizes and 16 colors).

    Promising review: "Best blackout curtains ever for the price. I've shopped all over and these are truly what they are advertised. I didn't think I would need blackouts, but I work nights and sleep till noon and these are absolutely perfect. The color is a rich navy which are difficult to find in store. Trust me when I say, I went everywhere: Lowes, Home Depot & Home Goods, Tuesday morning, Ross, TJ Maxx, Walmart, Target. No place had them in this color for this price. I love, love, love, Amazon Prime because I wasn't sure if these were going to work out, but they are above and beyond what I expected." —Josie Holdridge

    23. A shredded memory foam reading pillow with pockets on the arms and a soft velour cover (you can remove to clean in the washing machine!) so you can stay comfy during your all-day TV or book series marathon, whether you're in bed or on the couch.

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    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (also available in a jumbo size with a round neck pillow for $59.99).

    Promising review: "I've been using this for a week now and couldn't be happier. I use it for back and neck support on the loveseat where I stretch out lengthwise and spend a lot of time reading and watching movies. Previously, I was just using pillows propped up against the arm rest and my neck would snap back if I fell asleep! It is soft enough to be comfortable but firm enough to give me the support I need. The washable cover and side pocket are real plusses. My cat also gives it five stars, as she likes to sleep stretched across the top of it, behind my head." —Chris Smith

    24. An electric handwarmer that's *also* a backup battery for your phone so you and your favorite device can feel ~recharged~ on cold winter days.

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    It heats up in seconds, and has three settings so you can customize your degree of toastiness.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "These (I bought two) have made a tremendous difference to me this winter. They're in my pockets or inside my gloves, usually on the lowest setting, as I'm out walking my dog, throwing her tennis ball, giving her treats. Often my hands are out in the cold, as gloves make the ball-throwing, etc., difficult. These rechargeables heat them up again and make me feel warm all over. I plug them into USB ports on my computer for easy charging. I'm so grateful to have them! They get very warm on higher settings and really do a great job." —Marsha L.S.

    25. A six-pack of Popbar hot chocolate on a stick, the coziest way to kiss the traditional powdered stuff goodbye forever.

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    Just heat up a mug of milk, pop one of these babies in, and stir until fully melted. Then simply enjoy the easiest, most gourmet hot chocolate ever!

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $19.99. Available in two kinds of variety packs: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and vanilla (two of each) ~or~ milk chocolate, dark chocolate, vanilla, caramel, peppermint, and mocha (one of each). Also available in smaller and larger size variety packs.

    Promising review: "Great item. We enjoyed the hot chocolate. I gave them as gifts as well. It is real hot chocolate — not like the instant stuff. I didn't even know there was anything like this. Glad I stumbled upon them. They were a big hit." —Watch bobble

    26. A faux fur blanket with two sides — one fleece, one furry — so you can customize your heat level while cuddling. You'll feel like you're lounging in Winterfell itself (in the glory days, obv) when binging your *current* HBO go-to.

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    Get it from Amazon for $29.98 (available in five sizes and 12 colors)

    Promising review: "This is the softest blanket you'll ever feel. It keeps you warm and does not overheat. It the the best throw/ accent blanket we have ever had for our living room, including our electric blankets (which can get you too warm and are not as soft). Wish we would have gotten the twin size, since everyone in the house (including the cat) like to use it. We'll probably end up getting another one!" —Kristen Madrigal

    Check out all the deets and reviews from people who can't stop raving about this blanket in This Impossibly Cozy Blanket Is Everything You Need This Winter.

    27. A pair of 100% opaque, fleece-lined tights you can layer under your skirts and dresses (or even under pants on a really chilly day) without losing your stylish look.

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    Get them from Amazon for $17.99 (available in two sizes, black and navy; you can also get two pairs for $29.99).

    Promising review: "I bought these for myself and my mother and daughter-in-law to wear to an outdoor wedding in Montana. There was snow on the ground and we all had cozy, warm legs! We were all amazed as to just how comfortable these tights are. They feel like heaven when you slip them on. Our ages ranged from thirties to eighties and they fit each of us perfectly. I wish these came in more colors. These are absolutely the nicest tights that I have ever worn!" —Lync

    28. A big ole ramen bowl with a special slot for chopsticks so you can slurp some deliciousness with ease to warm you up all over. And it's just darn cute, so it might warm your heart too.

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    Get it from Amazon for $17.75. It's also available in a Pusheen version; just sayin'.

    Promising review: "High quality. I’ve thrown it in the dishwasher plenty of times and it has held up just fine! Love this bowl. It’s my favorite ramen bowl." —Ibby

    29. A draft stopper you can easily install (just peel and stick!) on your door to keep your the heat *inside* your home all winter. Bye drafts!

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    You can cut the pieces to fit your door, too. And it can help keep bugs out, which 🙌.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49 (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "These are a must have! I couldn’t believe how easy these were to apply. The material is very easy to cut with normal scissors and I was able to lay it on the door cut the exact length apply and noticed and immediate difference! We bought these for two doors leaking cold air into the house but it’ll also double to keep little bugs out! The material is very bendable which is nice if you open the door and it’s long it doesn’t damage anything it’s very rubbery." —Lindsay T.

    30. ~Mega thermal~ heat-retaining socks with a brushed lining and moisture-wicking fabric, because when your tootsies get that winter chill, it's hard to get them to *ever* warm up again.

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    They'll keep your feet warm (and dry) in up to -15°F.

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $21.99 (available in sizes 5-9 and 8-13 and two color sets).

    Promising review: "These socks have just changed my life. I am not even kidding. I suffer all of the time from feet that are painfully cold when the temperature outside is anything less than about 75 F. It is horrible. I wear double socks with slippers; still have cold feet. Always having them tucked under a few thick blankets while watching tv, etc., but still feeling the cold in my feet. Well, I saw the reviews and ordered these. I put them on this evening, put on my usual slippers, and shortly after I felt like I had an electric heater inside my socks. They feel so very warm and toasty. I have never had a sock that could do this. Even thick wool socks don’t do this. MY FEET ARE ACTUALLY WARM which is something that rarely ever happens. I am in LOVE with these socks. I could kiss whoever invented them." —Linda Marie Nutter

    31. A strand (or a couple) of mini globe string lights to add some warm lighting and ambiance — talk about a ~glow up~ for your space.

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    They have eight light settings (including twinkle, steady on, and waves) for a little extra fun too! They're even waterproof to use outside.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (or with a remote for $24.99).

    Promising review: "Love these lights! They add such a warm, inviting glow to my room I'm so happy with my purchase. They also arrived quickly and totally intact, I definitely would buy these again." —Amazon Customer

    32. An impossibly snuggly sherpa button-collar sweatshirt that'll be your go-to all fall and winter. It's the perfect combo of low-key trendy, mega-warm, and really wearable.

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    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes S–2X and three colors). You can also get a similar fleece quarter zip in up to size 5X for $25.96.

    Promising review: "This is my FAVORITE pullover ever! I love the fit and how cozy it is. It’s not super bulky like other Sherpa style sweaters. This one is light but feminine. Light but also warm. Love the button front for a little detailing.

    Will be purchasing more colors." —Miss Kay XO

    33. Lavender-filled plush slippers you can warm up in the microwave so you can cozy up and relax at the end of a long day. Ahhhhhhh.

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    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four styles)

    Promising review: "These slippers are so much nicer than I expected! They are super soft and silky with just the right amount of grain. They're not super heavy with it but there is still enough to heat the slippers well and provide a nice feel. The seller shipped them very quickly. I'm very happy!" —ButterRum

    These are one of Oprah's Favorite Things 2019!

    When anyone asks me to do something after it's dropped below 40° outside.

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