Our younger boy has decided this year that perhaps we keep our bedrooms a little too cool for sleeping. The antidote, I’m glad to say, is extremely simple. A basic red rubber hot water bottle that I’ve owned at least since I spent three cold, damp winter months living in Ireland many years ago. Nothing else warms a cold, empty bed so nicely, and that’s all that’s needed.
Anyone else attached to using a hot water bottle or with fond memories of times past when you needed one? Are you holding fast to any other old school traditions or ways of doing things? I have a confession to make about one slow-living accoutrement that I’ve recently given up (sad to say)…more on that soon.
Here are links to my previous posts on some of the ways that we like to keep it old school around our home, including the post that started it all, about our gorgeous old school bell: