Our Community Winter List

Earlier in October, the Financielle community collectively compiled our Winter List of things that bring us joy during the autumn and winter months.

Here are 50 of the answers we had, some duplication but we thought we should share them all!

  1. Walks in wellies

  2. Hot drinks outside with the chill on your face

  3. Lighting the fire when its not a special occasion

  4. Fairy lights - everywhere!

  5. Christmas films in the afternoon

  6. Harry Potter marathon

  7. New pyjamas and early nights

  8. Hot chocolate and marshmallows

  9. Pyjama and movie days

  10. Going for a cold morning run and having a coffee afterwards to warm up

  11. Walking everywhere and anywhere wrapped up, especially when frosty

  12. Cooking (or just eating) a roast dinner

  13. Pyjamas and socks on the radiator or in front of the fire after a bath

  14. Walking through a wood or forest after a good snowfall just for the silence

  15. A day time bubble bath

  16. Reading in bed with candles and a hot chocolate

  17. Cosy on the couch watching movies

  18. A warm bath with candles and essential oils

  19. Cashmere pyjamas, fig scented candles and a 15% volume red wine

  20. Movies on the projector in the dark cosied up on the sofa

  21. A walk in the countryside followed by a mug of hot chocolate

  22. A pint of beer in the local pub in front of the log fire

  23. A cold walk in the woods followed by hot soup and fluffy socks

  24. Getting the Christmas tree up nice and early

  25. A log fire lit for everyone to chat around, off phones.

  26. Sparklers in the back garden

  27. Taking the children out in the snow

  28. Making gingerbread men

  29. Hanging fairy lights up in every room

  30. Christmas Wreath making

  31. A winter picnic on the village green

  32. Splashing in puddles, collecting pine cones and a Twinings Swiss hot chocolate

  33. Rearranging shelves at home with seasonal decor

  34. Cosy film afternoons with a blanket and clean pyjamas

  35. A steamy shower in daylight with some essential oils in the shower

  36. An evening bath with candles and Epsom salts

  37. A full body moisturise

  38. Roast dinner and apple crumble (with custard)

  39. Plenty logs for the fire, red wine and cosy blankets

  40. The Holiday & Love Actually (+ hot choc, slippers, roast dinners & elf on the shelf)

  41. Strictly, Bake Off or a box set on the TV

  42. Jacket potatoes, tomato soup and sparklers in the garden

  43. A hot cup of tea and a porridge bowl of bananas, seeds and honey

  44. Snow angels in the snow

  45. A mulled wine outside wearing a warm coat, gloves and a hat

  46. Lighting a new candle for the first time

  47. Walking through beautiful Autumn leaves

  48. Eating Cadbury's Roses for breakfast

  49. Listening to the sound of a storm outside, under a cosy blanket.

  50. A cosy, early night with a hot water bottle, cup of herbal tea and a good book!

We hope these ideas can help you plan out some fun activities to do over the winter months that can help to bring you and your loved ones joy.

Now, off to get a hot chocolate and light the fire...


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