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    26 Things You Need If You Want To Feel Cozy, But Not Overheated

    Just a bunch of things that are perfect for a cuddly, lazy Saturday when it's not actually that cold yet.

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    1. A pair of plush slippers so you can enjoy the cozy feeling of faux fur, but not have your tootsies sweat.

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes 5/6–9/10 and four colors).

    Promising review: "Right away when I opened the box I was excited to see how these felt. I have to say I was not duappointed at all! They are the softest fluffy slippers I have ever had on my feet! The soles are the perfect material where you won’t ruin these if you need to go to the basement or laundry room in your building. I also like the peep toe, slide style as it keeps my feet warm and protected but they won’t get too hot. They fit nicely and would be a great gift too!" —C. Duke

    2. A pair of unbelievably soft leggings in a super-buttery, lightweight fabric so comfy, you'll want to buy them in every color.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two size ranges: S–L and XL–3X and 23 colors).

    Promising review: "Let me start by saying that I never take the time to write reviews — and I purchase half of everything we buy on Amazon. However, as a former LLR obsessed mom of two toddlers, I felt called to make time to review these leggings. If you are reading this and wondering how these compare to LLR leggings, I am here to tell you I am confident LLR is ripping loyal customers off by charging $25-30+. These leggings are just as soft. They fit the same, if not better. They do NOT PILL if you wash cold and hang dry. I truly feel like I’m wearing 'butter leggings' or 'like I’m naked' or whatever other claims LLR makes. The price is obviously better and more fair in my opinion. I really can’t say enough. Stop stop stop buying LLR and buy these." —Jen Wolfe

    3. A strand (or several) of photo clip lights so you can surround yourself with your favorite memories with your friends and family throughout the years. Ambiance + adorableness = the perfect living space.


    Get a strand of 20 light clips from Amazon for $9.98 (a strand of 40 light clips is also available for $12.99).

    Promising review: "Very impressed how sturdy the clips are and the lights are bright enough that you can see it during daylight. Wish the lights came in color-changing lights, but overall they're amazing" —Rosie

    4. A spiral-bound compilation of 50 New York Times crossword puzzles, because you're basically obligated to complete these under a lightweight blanket...on the couch...while reclining at a 45° angle.


    These range from Monday to Friday puzzles, so you can choose your level of difficulty while hunkered down on the couch. And you know a mid-crossword nap is one of the best kinds of naps! You might even wake up knowing a few more answers.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. A weighted blanket reviewers swear by to help with anxiety, stress, and insomnia. The just-heavy-enough pressure can help you relax and feel comforted enough to drift off. And with the 100% cotton exterior, you won't overheat while under it.


    It's available in three sizes and and 10 weights, so whether you're looking for one for a kid, for yourself, or to use in a king or queen–sized bed with your partner, there's an option for you! And if you're really worried about getting too warm, you can get a removable bamboo duvet.

    Get it from Amazon for $68.50+ (available in six colors and prints).

    Promising review: "This is the BEST purchase I have ever made. I have been an insomniac for years and have never successfully been treated. Even with many doctors appointments and medications — NOTHING worked! On top of that I have RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome). I thought I would give this blanket a try. This product is not advertised for RLS but it absolutely should be! I have had my blanket for three days and I have been basically sleeping in a coma-like state!!! Its is the soundest and best sleep I have ever had in my life. And the comforting weight on my legs and boy just eases those RLS symptoms and drifts me off to a sound sleep!!! It is so hard to describe the feeling of peace and comfort the minute you lay it on your body. I actually ordered the 15-pound blanket for my weight and height because I wanted the extra weight just in case. I decided to go ahead an order a second one if I have an emergency situation and need even more weight on my legs. This product is phenomenal to say the least!!!" —DeAnn Barksdale

    6. A foldable laptop stand that'll make watching TV, having a morning coffee and a snack, and...yes, even working...infinitely cozier. Oh, and keep the tops of your thighs from getting burned by your too-hot computer. Ouch!


    It tilts and adjusts so you can have your screen at the right height, has cut-outs in the bottom (in a pretty flower shape!) to help keep your computer from overheating, and it has a cupholder nook so you don't spill you ho cho (hot chocolate) all over the place. Aaaaaand it has a lil' drawer, perfect for cords, pens, etc!

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    Promising review: "I used to keep my laptop on my lap when working in bed or on the couch but then it got cold and I noticed that the fluff from my clothes started getting into my computer's fan. Unwilling to risk it, I purchased this. It's a great quality product, very strong and great looking. I can now work cozy, warm and risk-free." —Kath

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

    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

    8. 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.


    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

    9. A microwave chocolate fondue maker perfect for a romantic night in with just yourself (or someone else if you're feeling generous).


    Just put water in the bottom section of the two-layer bowl, add the top section with chocolate in it, and microwave. The hot water bath (aka bain marie) in the bottom layer will slowly melt the chocolate without burning, and keep the melted chocolate at the right temperature and consistency (AKA not re-hardening) while you eat it! AAAAND it's dishwasher safe, so clean-up is a breeze.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.16 (comes with four skewers, as pictured).

    Promising review: "I saw this on the today show and ordered. It is awesome! Dessert for unexpected company has never been easier...a few chopped fruit pieces, heat chocolate in this, and coffee on! I fell in love with Lekue products and have been using several!" —Ash Ash

    10. A *cooling* memory foam mattress topper to create a breathable, cloudlike layer over your mattress to make "sleeping hot" a thing of the past. I'm also just really into the swirly blue marbleized print.

    It's two inches thick and infused with a cooling gel to help regulate temperature, even as it cradles your bod.

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in sizes twin–king).

    Promising review: "I ordered this topper to help save my old mattress until I can get a new one. My bed is springs, but I really love the feel of foam and this helped tremendously! It is thick and heavy duty, much better than eggshell crates. I also noticed I slept a little cooler at night. This helped my sleep a ton and I woke up without pain for the first time in weeks. If you’re looking for a cooling mattress topper, this one is a great price and works wonderfully!" —Luna

    11. A DIY cross stitch kit for ~crafternoon~ activity that doesn't involve heavy yarn and knitting needles.


    It comes with an embroidery hoop, thread, cotton aida with the patern on it, needles, and instructions.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 26 patterns).

    Promising review: "Love it! This is one of those rare occasions in life where I feel like I got MORE than what I paid for. This kit is just about perfect. The only thing I would recommend you purchase in addition to it is either better needles, or a good needle threader. The eyes of the needles it comes with are a bit too small to thread three embroidery strands through, in my opinion. Otherwise, the kit is awesome. If you’re wondering, I didn’t embroider mine exactly as per the instructions. I had plenty of thread, but it does warn you that if you go rogue, you could run short." —Addictedtoammmazzzon

    12. An electric fireplace that has 3D log detailing, moving flames, and side windows that make it look incredibly realistic.

    It has a digital thermostat with controls so you can enjoy the look of the fire without any added warmth, and then really crank up the heat when the cold weather *does* settle in. This + the crossword book? SIGN ME UP.

    Get it from Amazon for $189.99+ (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "So beautiful! It has many more features than I originally thought. It even has a digital thermostat — if you open the door, there are extra controls there to put it at the temperature that you desire. It keeps a large room nice and toasty. It really feels tranquil, with the flame that resembles a real fireplace. I am so happy with my choice and I've seen this sold at much higher prices at other places, so the value is amazing. No regrets about this purchase whatsoever!" —Dazzling Dame

    13. 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.


    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

    14. An oversized sweater in a super-fuzzy knit with a low, twisted back if your front needs to stay warm and your back needs a dang breeze., Eloquii

    Get the one on the left from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S–XL and four colors) and the one on the right from Eloquii for $64.95 (available in sizes 14/16–26/28 and three colors).

    Promising review (for the one on the left): "Simply adore this!!!!! I was looking for a cute sweater for date night this coming fall and I love this!!!!! I’m debating about ordering more in different colors but this is just perfect!" —Marlyssa

    15. A pack of packaged s'mores made with — get this — toasted marshmallows so you can enjoy one of your favorite treats without, you know, an actual fire — or turning on your gas stove.


    Get two bags of six from Amazon for $17.95.

    Promising review: "These are amazing, and even better when you microwave them a few seconds like the directions say. I don't know how they got the 'toasted' flavor but they truly did! I LOVE s'mores but usually do not like s'more candy/cookies because they taste artificial and never taste toasted. This is truly the next best thing to a bonfire." —TL

    16. A lightweight and breathable sleep mask that won't weigh heavily on your nap plans. You might even forget you have this bb on. Reviewers note it's as soft as a t-shirt.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (also available in black).

    Promising review: "This eye mask is fantastic! I love that it's cotton, so it's very comfortable and breathable. The back strap adjusts to fit your head so it stays put when you roll around at night, and there's a soft wire in the nose piece so that the mask can adjust to the shape of your nose to provide maximum blackout coverage. You can't beat the price for this eye mask — great quality and super comfy." —Paula

    17. A lace-inset sleep set for when it's too warm to drape yourself in velvet, Costanza-style, but you want a touch of luxe coziness.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and five colors).

    Promising review: "I was super nervous about purchasing, because I know pictures can sometimes be deceiving. It looks just like the photo, so glad I bought it! Wasn’t sure if medium would fit me, but you can wear the bottoms high rise (no adjustable pull strings) & the top has adjustable straps. Overall, cutest pajama set I’ve ever seen, satisfied & will definitely be purchasing more in the future." —Lura Conteras

    18. 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!)


    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

    19. A mega fluffy all-season duvet insert, because being cozy isn't just for the wintertime. The well over 7,000 people who rated this five stars can't be wrong.


    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes twin–oversized king and seven colors).

    Promising review: "This comforter is amazing! I was getting too warm with my down comforter but still wanted something soft, and this was the answer. It's very light, yet still provides enough warmth that I'm only using this with a flat sheet. It fit perfectly in my duvet cover and comes with loops on each corner and midway between the corners." —Joiseygirl

    20. The Great British Bake Off Big Book of Baking so you can turn on what is CERTIFIABLY the coziest program on television, and get set to whip up your own version of Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry's truly *scrummy* recipes.


    It has recipes, helpful techniques to try, and recipes from the winners of some weekly challenges (love you Martha!!!). The recipe amounts *are* in metric, so prepare yourself to make some conversions. You can get a scale to help you!

    Get it from Amazon for $27.44.

    Promising review: "Love this cookbook!! My family and I love making recipes from this book! It’s a great cookbook even if you haven’t watched the show. It has a huge variety of recipes, from savory to sweet, and they’re all different levels of difficulty, so this book is still amazing for a beginner baker." —Nel

    21. A set of eight flameless candles that look like the real deal — and have a light vanilla scent for ultimate (burn-free) relaxation.


    They come with a timer setting so you can set them to auto turn on every evening, and auto shut off after you've drifted off for the night.

    Get the set of three from Amazon for $39.99.

    Promising review: "I ADORE these candles. Five years ago I ended up living with several cats. At that point, I stopped burning candles (for everyone's safety). I missed the warm glow of candles. A couple of years ago I came across these lovely, wax, flameless candles WITH timer. I have them scattered throughout my house on random bookshelves, in large houseplants, bathroom counter, kitchen counter, etc. and they all pop on just after dusk (via the timer). They take AA batteries (I buy them on sale at Costco). Around the holidays we put one in each window. It's an effortless way to make your home feel a little bit warmer and cozier every single night!" —Aaron

    22. A cropped flannel button-up you can wear as a top or open as a little cropped cardi for apple-picking or leaf-peeping trips without having to dig out your heavier sweaters.


    Get it from American Eagle for $13.99 (originally $39.95; available in sizes XXS–XXL and in a brown plaid).

    Promising review: "This shirt is soft and cozy and really makes you think of fall when you wear it! I bought it in two colors cause it was so comfortable and looked so cute! I also love that I can wear it multiple ways! Tied, buttoned, just open any way it looks good!" —Jaysie

    23. 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.

    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

    24. 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!


    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

    25. 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.


    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.

    26. A bamboo shredded memory foam body pillow so you have something to cuddle that *doesn't* trap or release heat like a traditional pillow (or a person, for that matter). And the resilient stuffing won't flatten on you, no matter what.


    Why yes, that IS a 15-lb kettle bell not fully flattening this pillow.

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    Promising review: "I have been using a ratty old body pillow for several years now without really thinking much of it. But one day I took off the cover and saw the inside was moth-ridden and dingy and was disgusted! I decided to do some research and came across this pillow, which has amazing reviews. And I was not disappointed. What I love about this body pillow is how cool it is to the touch, even during the summer when it's hot outside. It doesn't overheat you but is just soft and fluffy. It reminds me of a cloud it is so soft. I have sleep issues and this has been a blessing. It is so comfortable it helps me drift off to sleep faster and sleep better. It is huge and I love how my whole body wraps around it. This may look expensive at a glance, but when you think about it....this quality pillow, with free shipping and a lifetime warranty? It's a steal and not expensive at all. I definitely recommend to those who love body pillows and want to feel like they're sleeping on a cloud." —D. Aks

    Me, still thinking about that pair of slippers at the beginning of this post:

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