Keeping a home warm accounts for over 70% of household energy consumption. So, if you want to free up more surplus cash for festive frivolities, you had better get savvy with how to stay toasty without the thermostat turned up.
These simple hacks should help you to stay warm, without cranking up the central heating, which means more pennies for the Christmas cocktails fund!
Hot water bottles
Hot water bottles are a real blessing in the cold winter months. Perfect for snuggling up on the sofa with, or popping in between the sheets a few hours before you go to bed.
Doubly snuggly loungewear
Create a cosy, protective layer between you and the cold with some appropriate pyjamas and durable slippers. Thick, woolly fabrics, hoods and fur-lined slippers make a huge difference between feeling chilly and keeping toasty warm.
Cosy up in blankets
Steaming hot drinks
Heat yourself from the inside out with delicious hot beverages. If herbal teas are your tipple of choice; then not only are you helping yourself to stay warm, but are also hydrating and nourishing the body. Healthy hot chocolates are another fab choice for nursing a mug of something warm and nutritious on cold winter eves.