21 Holiday Gifts to Make the Season Warm and Cozy

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The early, bleak days of winter have settled in, when 5:30 p.m. is as dark and cold as midnight, and snuggling under the comforter until April seems like a viable option.

Treat your favorite holiday gift recipient to a present from this list, and relax in the knowledge you’ve made a loved one’s long cold nights a little cozier and a lot more comfortable. Maybe that gift recipient is you? Sweet!

1. Family jams

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Get a set of pajamas for one person, or get your whole family into matching PJs for that Christmas morning picture. These jersey pajamas are available in several color schemes and sizes that range from 0-3 months up to men’s 2X. Buy them here.

2. Heated mouse

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Surfing the web can feel more like surfing the waves on a sunny beach with this heated computer mouse. Click here to purchase.

3. Tabletop fireplace

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Don’t have a fireplace? You can now. This sophisticated, modern tabletop fireplace runs on clean-burning ethanol. Buy it here.

4. Gingerbread house mug toppers

Williams-Sonoma

Like a lemon slice perched on a cocktail glass, these adorable gingerbread houses latch onto your cocoa mug and are completely edible. Buy them here.

5. Touchscreen gloves

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For those who like to keep on surfing and texting when out in the cold winter air, these touchscreen-friendly gloves are just the ticket. (Talking to you people who need to find something that a surly teen will appreciate.) Buy them here.

6. Candles

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There’s nothing that is cozier than candles, and they make a great gift. You can get the old-fashioned kind, with flames and lovely scents. But if you are concerned about safety, these days there are lovely LED candles that look totally real. They are safe and affordable. Check them out here.

7. Oversized sherpa blanket sweatshirt

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“The Comfy” — as seen on “Shark Tank” — is a cozy gift for anyone, any size. I can picture a grandma in this as easily as a college kid studying for final exams late at night. Sure, it’s a little goofy, but it is the definition of cozy. Buy it here.

8. Indoor-outdoor slippers

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You can be cozy while also being active this winter. These unisex rubber-soled slippers are lightweight, cozy and soft — great whether you’re taking out the garbage or lounging around the ski lodge after a day on the slopes. Buy them here.

By the way, slippers are a great gift and there are million different options for different people and different lifestyles. Check out more styles here.

9. Wireless rechargeable glove-warming liners

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Whether you’re skiing or shoveling, these liners turn regular winter gloves into heating pads for your hands. Do you want to build a snowman? Buy them here.

10. Great wool socks

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In my book you cannot go wrong giving socks — and there millions of versions for every type of person. I’m partial to the latest blends of wool, which are warm and wicking, and cute, like the ones pictured here. Check them out here.

11. Bluetooth hat

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Last year, we got one of these hats with imbedded Bluetooth speakers as a kind of gag gift for someone. But somehow we ended up with it, and it’s awesome! It’s just like using Bluetooth earphones, but it also keeps your head warm while you’re out playing in the cold. Buy it here.

12. Godiva Chocolate of the Month Club

Godiva

You’ll be remembered by the recipient of this gift every month when a box of mouth-watering chocolates arrives in the mail. At the least, it will blunt the pain of the junk mail and utility bills. Click here to purchase.

13. Pajama warming pouch

Hammacher Schlemmer

Slide your PJs — or towel, hat or gloves — into this pack that warms to 118 degrees Fahrenheit. When you put them on, it’s as if they just popped out of a warm dryer. Click here to buy.

14. Soup cookbook

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In the colder months, soups can be the most nutritious of comfort foods. This cookbook offers recipes to last the whole winter and beyond. Get the details here.

15. Fluffy cardigan

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This thing is fluffy but not fussy, and also cozy and hooded — and it has pockets. The faux-fur fleece cardigan comes in a range of colors, from cream to black, and is simply fabulous. Click here to buy.

16. Coffee foam art stencils

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Spoil yourself and your coffee-drinking guests by brewing up lattes or cappuccinos decorated with the help of these stencils. Just hold over a hot drink with foam and sprinkle cinnamon or cocoa over the stencil for a beautifully decorated beverage. It comes with a mesh-topped shaker. Buy them here.

17. Cashmere-lined leather gloves

Bloomingdale’s

Sumptuous leather for the stylish look on the outside, enveloping soft cashmere lining for warmth on the inside. Buy them here.

18. Warming furniture protector

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Drape this microsuede cover over a sofa, and it’ll be sure to become the favorite couch for everyone, including the pets. Warms you up as it protects your furniture. Buy it here.

19. Cocoa lovers’ gift pack

Penzey’s Spices

If hot chocolate is your jam, here are three flavors to choose from — traditional, high-fat and a mix with a hint of mint. The set from Penzeys also includes a jar of fine China cinnamon for spicing things up. Buy it here.

20. Heated blanket wrap

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Sadly, we often have to get out of our toasty warm beds. But with this heated wrap, it’s as if your bedclothes came with you. Click here to purchase.

21. Toast hand warmers

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You can stay toasty while you type when you sandwich your hands in these fuzzy dudes. Click here for details.

What’s your plan for staying warm over the winter holidays? What inspired gifts have you found to keep your loved ones cozy? Share with us in comments below or on our Facebook page.

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