Ok it's seriously cold down in the southern states today, so what are your hacks for getting through the colder days/weeks/months?
a few of mine are:
- Turning the heater in the bathroom 15 min before I have a shower
- using the hair dryer to heat up my makeup a bit (it doesn't seem to glide on when its all cold)
- putting a hot water bottle in the bed an hour before bed time
- and this is by no means scientifically proven, but I feel like the clothes dry faster if I wash them in warm water, but I'm sure this is just my imagination
Would love to know what everyone else is doing to bring a bit more warmth into my winter
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18-06-2015 10:21 #1
18-06-2015 10:32 #2
We have electric blanket on all the beds. They go on for 2 hours before bed, and switch off when we climb in.
The heaters, in the lounge and kids room, go on as soon as we get up, and we dress by it in the morning. They also go on for 2-3 hours in the evening.
Showers go on for a minute before the first person steps in, as it warms the bathroom.
Our house is always freezing, even when it's warm outside. So we just wear layers all the time.
18-06-2015 12:25 #3
When I lived in Tasmania I used to put my clothes in the dryer while I showered so they'd be all warmed up when I got dressed.
2 Hot water bottles at night - one for the feet and one to cuddle (of course, husbands/partners/children also work well for that!)
If I was sitting at my desk working, hot water bottle into the bottom of a sleeping bag and pulled up to my waist.
Lots of cups of tea/coffee/hot chocolate are great for warming your hands!
18-06-2015 12:37 #4
Fingerless gloves for hanging the washing out.
18-06-2015 12:45 #5
Keep a couple of blankets on the couch to snuggle up to. We have polar fleece ones.
18-06-2015 13:22 #6
19-06-2015 08:06 #7
Tea... lots and lots of Tea =D
(spot the pom )
19-06-2015 08:37 #8
Ducted heating on all night set to turn on once it drops past a certain temperature.
I second the Tea!
19-06-2015 09:01 #9
The kids love it when I iron their clothes right before they put them on in the morning!
19-06-2015 09:16 #10
Gas heating (lucky me!)
Heater in bathroom
Wearing bed socks straight from bed to work lol
Tracky daks and ugg boots at the shops (everyone is doing it so don't feel so daggy)
Clothes straight from dryer
A dog in the bed
My fav though is a super thick plush dressing gown. I live in mine.
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