It's only January. Already there have been record cold temperatures (Winnipeg was as frosty as Mars), ice storms, power blackouts and more ice storms. All of that followed by, in some areas, a hideous thaw that's turned any remaining snow black and all the sidewalks gunky.
The problem is, solutions are limited. There might only be two ways to take solace (well three, if moving to Jamaica counts). One involves nights of copious hot toddies and mornings with copious Tylenols. The other, less hangover prone approach, involves embracing the warm and fuzzy. Not pleasant, loving thoughts – although those obviously couldn't hurt – but rather cuddly things. The kinds of pillows and blankets and beds and chairs that are so snuggly and cuddly that leaving the bedroom or living room, let alone the front door, will seem like frigid lunacy.
Fortunately, designers are offering incredibly toasty items. Stuff that not only helps to prevent the onset of SAD with its sheer adorability, but that just looks really cool (even when winter is long over). Here, six of the most luxuriously cozy.
The hot seat
Wild and woolly
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