20 Winter-Home Must-Haves from Target
Prepare yourself for the perils of the cold season with these homey home goods.
If decamping to the golden beaches of Florida for the whole of January and February isn’t in the cards for you this year, consider our slightly more cost-effective way of escaping the wrath of winter’s worst.
Simply head down to your nearest neighborhood Target.
Seriously! Grab your wallet and read on—because here are some of the most amazing things you can buy from the mega-retailer that will help you brave winter 2019.
A Luxurious Faux Fur Bedding Set
Starts at $50; buy now at target.com
Save money on your heating bill and give your bedroom a seasonal style upgrade at the same time with this budget-friendly faux fur bedding set. For just $50 or $60 (depending on whether your bed is a queen or a king), you’ll receive a comforter and two shams—and though you can choose from a few colors, all of the choices are neutral enough to mesh with any decorations you already have set up in your room.
An Adjustable Heater
$28.50; buy now at target.com
Don’t want to pay an absurd amount of money just to heat your house this winter? No problem. Just use this portable indoor heater instead.
With an adjustable thermostat and 360-degree heating, it’s an economical and eco-friendly way to warm up any small or mid-sized room. Simply bring the device with you as you move from room to room, and you’ll never have to turn your heat on again.
A Heated Car Seat Cushion
$26; buy now at target.com
For those cars without the highly coveted seat-heating feature built in, there’s this velour heated seat cushion from Wagan. Once it’s plugged into your car lighter port, it offers three different temperature settings and has the power to heat to up to 114°F. Once you’ve introduced your bum to the world of perpetual warmth, both you and your backside will never look back!
A Stainless Steel Soup Thermos
$19; buy now at target.com
This insulated stainless steel thermos will keep your soup nice and warm basically all day long. Bonus: It comes equipped with its very own spoon!
A Giant Stock Pot
$40; buy now at target.com
Oh, and speaking of soup: What’s the point of buying a thermos for eating and storing soup if you don’t also have a giant pot to cook it in? For that, you can turn to this 12 qt. stock pot to make everything from soup to rice to vegetables.
A Snow Castle Kit
$23.50; buy now at target.com
Sure, beach weather’s months away, but that doesn’t mean you should keep all of your playtime indoors. Use this snow castle kit to make snow forts with your family and have an epic snowball fight for the ages.
A Mug Warmer
$11; buy now at target.com
It’s difficult to enjoy leisurely sipping on your morning cuppa when you know that for every second that passes, your hot beverage is slowly but surely getting colder and colder. That’s where this Mr. Coffee mug warmer comes in. In between sips, it acts like a heated seat for your mug, ensuring that your warm drink stays at just the right temperature.
And a Seasonal Sweater Mug
$5; buy now at target.com
If you’ve always dreamed of owning a mug that looks as cozy as you feel under a big warm blanket, then this cable-knit sweater-wrapped cup from Target is perfect for you.
A Candle That Smells Like Snuggles
$6.50; buy now at target.com
When push comes to shove, nothing feels quite as wintry as getting cozy under a warm blanket or in an oversized sweater—which is why we totally recommend this snuggly sweater-scented candle from Chesapeake Bay Candle. Prepare yourself for warm notes of wool, lavender, rose, vanilla, and musk.
A Heated Footrest
$37; buy now at target.com
For some of us, no socks or shoes are ever enough to protect against the woes of the winter wind. And for us that there’s this heated footrest from Indus Tool. After a long stint outside, you’re looking at an easy and efficient way to bring circulation back to your lower extremities.
The Perfect Pair of Fuzzy Slippers
$18; buy now at target.com
Nothing is more uncomfortable than feeling the frigid floor hit the soles of your poor bare feet. That’s why you need these warm (and washable) house clogs from MUK LUKS. With the softness of slippers and the durable sole of everyday shoes, these comfy clogs are the perfect solution for cold feet.
A Smart Temperature Sensor
$39.50; buy now at target.com
If you have a Nest thermostat set up in your house, consider buying this temperature sensor accessory just in time for winter’s worst. While you’re sleeping—or not there at all—you can program it to monitor the temperature in a certain room and keep that temperature consistent for as long as you desire. Amazing, right?
A Bag of Ice Melt Pellets
$21; buy now at target.com
Snow. It’s every kid’s dream and every commuter’s nightmare. To prepare yourself for the prospect of precipitation, make sure you stock up on anti-precipitation products like this bag of ice melt pellets from Snow Joe.
When poured outside, these pellets safely and seamlessly work to eliminate the snow, sleet, and ice stopping you from getting where you need to be.
A Plush Baby Blanket
$15; buy now at target.com
This winter, let your baby or toddler in on the snuggling action with their very own fuzzy blanket. Trust us: They might not be able to thank you with words, but your baby’s smile as he or she is coddled in their new blanket will be thanks enough.
Epsom Salt Foaming Bath Salts
$5; buy now at target.com
When the weather outside is frightful, a steaming hot bath serves as the perfect retreat. And while you sit and soak, you can also nourish your skin and soothe your sore muscles with the assistance of this Himalayan salt bath soak. With the smell of bergamot and sweet oranges surrounding you, you’ll never want to leave the comfort of your tub.
A Hydrating Face Mask
$3; buy now at target.com
Fact: Winter is terrible for your skin. But for just $3, you can transform your face from dry to fly with the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Face Mask. The nourishing product is as powerful as an entire bottle of skin serum—and, unlike a whole bottle of product, it takes less than an hour to work its magic. And if you suffer from dry skin all year round, make sure you know the 20 Habits That Make Dry Skin Worse.
An Electric Water Heater
$20; buy now at target.com
Old-fashioned tea kettles are cute, but even the most traditional of British people will look at weird if you’re not using an electric water heater for your coffee, tea, cocoa, or soup. Bottom line: heats water in a fraction of the time it would take on the stove.
A Front Door Shoe Tray
$40; buy now at target.com
If you live somewhere snowy, consider snapping up a boot tray, like this stylish one from Hearth & Hand with Magnolia. It has plenty of room for all of the shoes coming in and out of your home, and the grated lining it makes it easy to clean the slush from the tray as it melts.
A House Robe
$30; buy now at target.com
It’s the only way to stay warm—and look super stylish and dignified—on the walk from your closet to the shower or bathtub.
A Sweet Hot Chocolate Set
$10; buy now at target.com
What’s winter without a few cups of hot cocoa? Whether you’re deep into a Netflix marathon or getting ready to brave the cold for your commute, a cup of cocoa is perfect for any type of winter activity—period.
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