The colder months are here! Which means it’s the perfect time for some family bonding. So put on some warm fuzzy socks, kick back and get cozy with your family.
The comforting sounds of stories told out loud, the fresh feel of flannel sheets, the smells of something delicious baking wafting from the oven, these are all the amazing things that make for a cozy time with your family and the winter months are the perfect time to enjoy them all.
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When the temperatures drop families find themselves staying indoors more. Especially if the winter is a cold, snowy one. So gather the family blankets,
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13 Ways to Get Cozy With the Family This Winter
1. Movie Marathon
There is nothing more comforting than a cozy blanket, snuggling on the couch with your family and watching an amazing winter themed movie.
2. Light the Fireplace
Putting on the fireplace is a fantastic way to welcome winter. Lay a cozy blanket in front of the fire and tell stories, read books and just talk with your family.
Don’t have a fireplace? You CAN with an easy to use electric fireplace.
3. Drink Hot Chocolate
A true sign that winter is under way is a cozy cup of fresh hot chocolate with little tiny marshmallows floating in a sea of delicious.
Or, if you are like me and are allergic to chocolate, you can enjoy a vanilla milk.
4. Eat Comfort Food
Soups, stews and even a big bowl of chili are all amazing comfort foods that leave you feeling full and warmed from the inside out. Perfect for a delicious dinner after a long cold day building a snow fort.
5. Winterize Your Beds
There is nothing quite as comforting as snuggling into a bed made with fresh, soft, flannel sheets. Climb in among the mountain of blankets with a good book and a cup of tea.
6. Bake a New Recipe
There are many benefits to getting in the kitchen with your family and creating something delicious. Try a new recipe like whipped shortbread or even make your own peppermint hot chocolate.
7. Warm Your Blankets in the Dryer
Before cuddling into your cozy blankets, throw them in the dryer for a few minutes. Then settle in on the couch and snuggle with your family.
8. Play Board Games
The great indoors is a fantastic place to stay on those cold days. Get cozy at the table and play a board game with your family.
9. Watch the Sunset
Cuddle under a blanket and watch the sunset. The beautiful winter colors will take your breath away.
10. Make a Family Cookbook
Gather around the table with your family and start constructing a family cookbook filled with everyone’s favorite recipes.
11. Do Crafts
Crafts are a creative and fun way to spend time together as a family. Gather around the table and create something wonderful. Whether you paint, draw or just color, getting cozy and creative together is a fantastic way to stay warm this winter.
12. Put on a Show
If your little ones have been taking piano lessons, learning new songs at school or taking a dance class, set the stage for your children to put on a show.
Build the coziest fort there ever was by using all the blankets in the house and filling it with every pillow you can find. You can even decorate it with twinkle lights to create an even cozier feeling.
There are many ways to get cozy with your family this winter. Just get creative, decorate, snuggle and do the things you love with the people you love most.
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