colsie (kol-zee) / origin: Old Scots for ‘cosy’
1. The habit of embracing winter darkness and finding comfort and warmth in life’s simple pleasures
2. The feeling that comes with being present, inviting closeness, and appreciating the things that last
3. The act of slow living and making time for the people and things that soothe our souls
Want to have your own colsie night? Here are some tips:
Cosy up around a campfire with your loved ones, make sure there is plenty of hot chocolate and marshmallows to go around.
Take the time to soak in a luxurious bath filled with bubble bath and accompanied by a nice scented candle
We know you probably keep buying more books with the intention to read them eventually, but tonight curl up with a book that’s been on your ‘to read’ list for ages. Wear your fluffiest PJs and socks and unwind with the turn of each page.
Bake a cake, try one you haven’t baked before. Blueberry, beer or battenberg, whatever you love to eat or drink, find a cake that you’ll find joy in
Create a colsie corner in your home. Fill a nook by the window with candles, blankets , comfy pillows, fairy lights - anything you need to feel warm and content. Or even better, create a blanket fort!