WINTER draws on – but there are plenty of other ways to keep warm at night during the chilly spell too!
Bed firm Silentnight has revealed that sales of electric blankets are up 400 per cent.
They are surprisingly economical to use — and there are cheaper and easier alternatives for keeping toasty in bed without whacking on the heating.
Check out these brilliant bargains to make those chilly nights a little less frosty.
Blanket coverage: If you are after one of these plug-in beauties, I don’t blame you. The experts at Silentnight say that an electric blanket can heat a bedroom for less than a penny per night.
At Asda, a king-size Silentnight Comfort Control electric blanket is £30, but if you order one from very.co.uk it is £26.
Hit the bottle: A hot water bottle may be old school, but it works wonders. I like to fill one up, then pop it into my bed for a while before hitting the hay. This way the bed is nice and warm when I get in.
B&M has a huge range of hot water bottles to choose from, with most at sale prices too. I like its cable-knit cream version, which holds two litres of water. Was £3, now £1.
Put a sock in it: For me, one of the easiest ways to warm up is by putting on a pair of thick and fluffy bed socks. I find that once my feet are nice and toasty, the rest of my body starts to warm up too. A two-pack of fluffy socks is £6 at Next, but at studio.co.uk a pack of two is just £3 — working out at just £1.50 a pair. Bargain.
Tog standard: If you haven’t done so already, it is time to ditch the summer duvet for a thicker and heavier winter tog. At wayfair.co.uk the luxury microfibre 15-tog double duvet is on sale for £15.99, down from £26.99.
- All prices on page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.
Deal of the day
NUTELLA’S limited-edition brioche home baking kit is available at bakedin.co.uk for £9.99. But if you use the code NUTELLA20 you can get 20 per cent knocked off your order. Hurry before stock runs out.
AN eight pack of orange flavour Capri-Sun is on offer for £2, down from £3 at Sainsburys.co.uk. Great for lunchboxes.
A 250g pack of McVitie’s digestive biscuits, is £1 at tesco.com. But I tried Ms Molly’s digestives also from tesco.com, and I could barely tell the difference. Plus, it’s only 31p for a 400g pack.
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