A Snow Day Is Coming. Here's How To Get Your Home Ready

Unless you’re lucky enough to live in Hawaii, the past week has probably brought you some mixture of freezing temperatures, strong winds, and even some snow. And it's only the beginning of January, guys. There's still weeks -- MONTHS -- of this cold and snow nonsense in store for us.

But there's at least one good thing to look forward to during these terribly frigid times: the snow day.

So maybe we aren't schoolchildren anymore, but the prospect of staying home during a weekday in our PJs fills us with excitement nonetheless. Here are our top essentials for what you need to get your home ready for a cozy (and safe!) snow day this season.

1
A Fluffy, Warm Robe To Slip Into Right Out Of Bed
Pottery Barn
If you absolutely have to get out of your bed (or worse, dressed), you might as well be luxuriously wrapped up in a fluffy robe as soon as you flip the covers off.
PB Classic Terry Robe, Pottery Barn, $99
2
The Coziest, Softest Blanket To Cuddle Under On The Couch
Bed Bath and Beyond
From your warm bed to your warm couch -- everyone needs a cuddle-worthy snow day blankey to get you through a big day of binge-watching Netflix... er, we mean working from home.
The Seasons Collection Mink To Berber Down-Alternative Filled Reversible Throw, Bed Bath and Beyond, $39.99
3
Fuzzy Socks To Keep Your Toes Warm
Old Navy
Don't forget the feet! Cold floors are so unpleasant and these are so cute.
Women's Cozy Socks, Old Navy, $2.99
4
The Yummiest Hot Cocoa Mix
Ghiradelli Chocolate
Chocolate. Mocha. Need we say more?
Chocolate Mocha Hot Cocoa, Ghiradelli, $5.95
5
Bourbon-Infused Marshmallows To Go With That Cocoa
Wondermade
Yes, we said bourbon and marshmallows in the same sentence.
Bourbon Marshmallows, Wondermade, $7.95 for a box of 16
6
A Tea Press For Tea Time
Amazon/Bodum
Time to switch it up -- a snow day is the ideal opportunity to brew a perfect spot of tea. This tea press makes it all so easy.
Bodum Assam Tea Press, 34-Ounce, Amazon, $29.97
7
An Instagram-Worthy Mug To Hold All That Cocoa And Tea
West Elm
With snow days come the inevitable Facebook and Instagram gripes about the cold weather. This colorful mug is just what you need to show how you're coping with it all.
Potter's Workshop Mug, West Elm, $8-$10
8
A Sturdy Snow Shovel
Lowes
Alright, alright. If it's snowing, you do need to clear walkways and driveways to be safe. Make sure you have this shovel on hand when the snow starts piling up.
True Temper 18-in Poly Snow Shovel with 38-in Steel Handle, Lowes, $19.98
9
Rock Salt To Melt Ice Outside After You Shovel
Home Depot
Throw the rock salt down -- it helps prevent those cleared out walkways you just shoveled from becoming icy accident runways.
50 lb. Rock Salt Bag, Home Depot, $7.47
10
A Wintry Fireside Scented Candle To Wind Down The Day
Wayfair
Kick back and relax by the fire, and by fire we mean scented candle! Who needs a fancy fireplace with this candle set?
Colonial Candle Fireside Jar Candle (Set of 4), Wayfair, $63.96
11
This Awesome Cookie Spoon For Your Late Night Snack
The Dipr/Grommet
You deserve a reward for shoveling all that snow. Dipping cookies in milk is the ultimate comfort snack to indulge in but dropping your cookie in your milk is cringe-worthy. The Dipr just solved all those problems.
The Dipr, Grommet, $11.95 for a set of 4
12
A Heated Mattress Pad To Jump Into For A Cozy Winter Night
Kohls
Ahhhh... that's the sound you'll make when after a long snow day, your bed is nice and toasty warm with a heated mattress pad.
Serta Electric Warming Mattress Pad, Kohls, $99.99-$149.99
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