13 Cozy Gifts For People Who Hate Winter and Cold Weather

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For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, the holiday season also means shorter days and colder temperatures. Going outside can be downright unpleasant with an icy breeze whipping around. If you know someone in your life who hates the cold weather, we've gathered 13 cozy gifts you can get them to help make winter more bearable.

1. Simple Loose Leaf Tea Company Subscription Box; starting at $14 per month

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One of the easiest ways to fend off a winter chill is to sip a hot beverage. This subscription box from the Simple Loose Leaf Tea Company offers monthly deliveries of four tea types: green, herbal, black, and a variety sampler in quantities of two, three, and four that your loved one can drink all season long.

Buy it: Cratejoy

2. Biddeford Comfort Fleece Electric Heated Warming Blanket; $55 and up

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Blankets are essential items for people who hate the cold weather. Being snuggled up in a heated blanket brings that sense of coziness to the next level. This machine-washable knit blanket features 10 different heat settings with a skinny, unobtrusive wire users won't notice while they're bundled up.

Buy it: Amazon

3. L.L. Bean Women's Wicked Good Moccasins; $79

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These moccasins will keep anyone's feet warm all day long with their shearling lining, sheepskin exterior, and traction-ready rubber outsole. They're so popular that L.L. Bean claims to sell a pair of these slippers every seven seconds in December.

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4. Bombombs Hot Chocolate Bombs, Pack of 5; $25


If tea isn't your giftee's favorite hot beverage, these hot chocolate bombs might do the trick. Each set comes with five spherical hot chocolate bombs (in fudge brownie and caramel flavors) filled with marshmallows. Place one in a mug, pour some hot milk on top of it, and watch as the marshmallows appear.

Buy it: Amazon

5. Philips Soup Maker; $130

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For many home cooks, cold weather marks the start of soup season. This soup maker holds up to 1.2 liters of liquid and can make a delicious, warming meal in just 18 minutes. Your giftee will be able to use it during the warmer months, too, as it has preset programs to make smoothies, cold soups, and compotes.

Buy it: Amazon

6. THE COMFY Original; $45

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The Comfy Original found its moment in the spotlight when Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran backed it on the ABC show in 2017. The fluffy, Sherpa-lined hoodie has been popular ever since: It has a 4.8-star average rating and more than 57,000 reviews on Amazon. Anyone who hates the cold will love bundling up in this warm, oversized outfit.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Homesick Galapagos Islands Candle; $26


If your cold weather-averse giftee can't physically escape winter this year, help them at least pretend they're on a holiday on the Galápagos Islands. This candle from Homesick features non-wintry notes of tropical coconut, prickly pear cacti, and the sweet lily of the valley.

Buy it: Homesick

8. Stio Unisex Hometown Down Scarf; $99


Winter is the time to bundle up in coats, hats, gloves, boots, and snow pants to keep the cold at bay. Scarves can be a challenging—though necessary—winter accessory, as they often slide out of place, leaving people's faces exposed to the biting wind. This insulated scarf from Stio snaps shut, so slippage won't be an issue. It also has a pocket where users can store things like money or keys.

Buy it: Stio

9. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2; $100


There's nothing quite as disappointing as returning to a cup of hot chocolate, tea, or coffee, only to find the once-steaming drink has gone cold. Help your giftee prevent this problem by giving them a smart temperature control mug. It'll keep their drinks between 120 °F to 145 °F and has one and a half hours of battery life.

Buy it: Amazon

10. VIM & VIGR Cotton Compression Socks; $36

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If your giftee is traveling this holiday season—whether to a colder place, or to somewhere warm to escape the winter—they'll appreciate a pair of comfy compression socks to wear when flying or sitting in a car for long periods of time. These from VIM & VIGR are available in 23 colors and patterns and come in seven sizes.

Buy it: Amazon

11. Lasko CD09250 Ceramic Heater With Adjustable Thermostat; $32


Make any room warmer with this 9-inch-tall ceramic space heater from Lasko. It's recommended by master electricians and can fit under most desks. It also features an adjustable thermostat, so your giftee can set the heat to a comfortable level. At just $32, it's one of the most affordable space heaters our experts recommended.

Buy it: Amazon

12. OCOOPA Rechargeable Hand Warmers; $27


Most single-use hand warmers wind up in the trash at the end of the day, but this pocket-sized rechargeable hand warmer is a sustainable option for keeping the cold at bay. It offers three different levels of heat ranging from 95°F to 131°F and has a backup power bank for users to charge their phone.

Buy it: Amazon

13. SATINA Super Soft Leggings; $16


These fleece-lined leggings from SATINA will provide comfort and warmth during the chilly months. They also come in 12 different colors including burgundy, olive, and mocha, so your giftee won't have to compromise on style to stay toasty.

Buy it: Amazon

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