I think it’s fair to say that we’ve well and truly got Winter settling in.. I mean it’s made it’s arrival with it’s wind and sudden change of temperature and I don’t quite think it’s going anywhere anytime soon either. So with the heating on, the curtains closed tightly and the kettle boiling, me and Runkle are preparing to hibernate under the covers most nights this week.
That’s one good thing about the cold, Runkle likes to curl up underneath the duvet.
Although, I’m not quite so happy about being big spoon…
Boots are worn whatever the weather in my eyes, and there was always this tradition of buying a new pair each month. Most likely in the form of them being either black, brown or stone. This year however, I’ve made it my attempt to go back through my boots I currently own – and I’m giving them all some extra love. It’s like having brand new shoes all over again! These ones are this months favourite.
Time seems to be going incredibly fast lately, and with leaving the house when it’s dark and coming home to darkness is one of the not so great things about Winter. And with the confusion of it always being dark, I never leave the house without a watch. I’ve always been an Olivia Burton girl but Daniel Wellington may have just pulled it out of the bag with this beautiful tan strap watch, and has certainly attracted some fair comments from family members asking to borrow it. I told them to shove off and get their own – and kindly offered them a 15% discount code (littlewinter15!) so I don’t have to share with anyone.
Everywhere you turn in my house there are candles. Candles lit on the fireplace, tealights filling up the cupboards and various scents lurking in places you never knew existed is how it works in my house through Winter. And I’m fairly adamant that they DO give off heat and can warm up a room. With the help of a radiator. And the door closed. Oh and you’ve got to light about twenty in one room…
Thick and snuggly jumpers are the go to during those cold mornings. Nothing beats popping on your best winter knit (minus the cat hair…) and heading to work for a day of warmth and being extra comfortable. I like my knits to be big and slouchy but fitted on the sleeves to not let any heat out. Oh and preferably black – but this old green thing? I can’t quite get rid of it just yet. It nearly, very nearly makes up for not being able to wear my duvet.
And throw in a scarf for good measure. Blanket scarves in particular.
The best creation ever.