10 ways to warm up this winter
1 Cup cosy
Forget disposable coffee cup sleeves! This fashionable cup cosy is washable, environmentally-friendly and made in a myriad of stylish colours. Made from eco-friendly yarn and fastened with a coconut or wooden button, this cup cosy is the right choice on cold days. $30, Natalya's Studio on Etsy.
2 Dutch oven
Warm your family's heart with this sunny Dutch oven from the Mario Batali collection from Crate & Barrel. Ideal for slow-cooking meals like chili, soups and stews, this beautiful pot will help you and your family get through a long, cold winter with hearty, home cooked meals. $110, Crate and Barrel.
3 Flannel sheets
Perfect for a cold winter's night, these soft flannel sheets are warm and comforting - just like mom's chicken soup. $55 and up, Sears.
4 Hot chocolate
Real chocolate shavings give this hot chocolate a richness that cocoa powder just can't match. Just add the chocolate shavings to hot milk and watch them melt into the most perfect cup of hot chocolate. $15, Williams-Sonoma.
5 Latte bowls
Ideal for a luscious latte or café mocha, these colourful bowls will lift your spirits through a long, cold winter. $30 for a set of 6, Anthropologie.
6 Canada Olympic mittens
Keep the spirit of the 2010 Winter Olympics alive! Canadian athletes directly benefit from the sale of these mittens - a good reason to show off your Canadian pride (while keeping your hands toasty). $10, The Bay.
7 Shag rug
If you thought shag was dead like disco, think again. This shag rug is hand tufted with a mix of natural and synthetic yarn, making it plush and warm underfoot. Keep it around for warmth in the winter months and comfort in the summer. $299, Crate and Barrel.
8 Spiced tea
A spicy mix of cinnamon, cloves and orange zest makes this tea the perfect winter warm-up. Make a cup, cosy up to a crackling fire with a good book and enjoy! $40, Chapters.Indigo. 9 Chunky tassel throw
Snuggle into this chunky knit throw and forget about the cold outside. Perfect for warming up after a day in the great outdoors. $69, West Elm.
10 Cashmere robe
This luxurious robe, made from the finest cashmere, is a must for lounging when temps are well below zero. $249, Restoration Hardware.