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Throw pillows, slow cookers, more products perfect for winter

It’s always coldest just before spring, and March comes in like a lion soon. Long Islanders hunkering down for the last long nights of the season need extra-cozy items to make it through, and we have you covered, from snuggly, sweatered teapots to chunky blankets and fuzzy pillows. Sure, it’s been a chilling winter, but cuddling up with something soft makes it a lot more bearable.

Handspun wool throw pillow

Pillow talk Shaggy and silly, like the Puli
Photo Credit: jonathanadler.com

Shaggy and silly, like the Puli mop dogs that inspired its design, this handspun wool throw pillow is 18 inches square and features a wool backing. Dry clean only. $195 at jonathanadler.com

Door Draft Blocker

Draft pick A Door Draft Blocker like this
Photo Credit: bedbathandbeyond.com

A Door Draft Blocker like this one helps keep cold air out and warm air in. Just place this 36-inch-long polyester fleece at the base of any drafty door (or window) and watch heating bills go down, too. $9.99 at bedbathandbeyond.com and select Bed Bath and Beyond stores.

Glansnäva curtain liners

Silver lining Drafty windows are no match for
Photo Credit: Ikea

Drafty windows are no match for these heavy-duty, light-gray Glansnäva curtain liners. Made of extra-thick polyester, they attach to the heading tape on existing curtains, and they also come with tabs that allow the liners to hang directly on rods. Available as a pair, 56 inches wide, in 94-inch or 114-inch lengths. $24.99 to $29.99 at ikea.com and select Ikea stores.

Red Pom-pom Sweater Teapot

Tea's on Keep tea warm and smiles wide
Photo Credit: Pier 1 Imports

Keep tea warm and smiles wide with this adorable little stoneware pot covered in its own cozy sweater. The 7.5-inch-high Red Pom-pom Sweater Teapot is dishwasher safe and microwaveable, and the sweater is hand-washable. $29.95 at pier1.com and select Pier 1 Imports stores.

Cooks Triple Slow Cooker

Triple play Why settle for just one slow-cooked
Photo Credit: jcpenney.com

Why settle for just one slow-cooked meal when you can make three all at once? This Cooks Triple Slow Cooker features three 1.5-quart containers, each with individual temperature controls and lid rests. The liners are dishwasher safe, too. $70 at jcpenney.com and select J.C. Penney stores.

The Smoosh Blanket

Blanket statement Every single blanket from Colorways Gallery
Photo Credit: etsy.com

Every single blanket from Colorways Gallery is hand-knit, and the merino yarn used is lightly handspun. The huge-stitch chunky knit blanket, which the shop calls The Smoosh Blanket, is 32 inches by 54 inches, and it is dry-clean only. $189 at etsy.com/shop/colorwaysgallery

Diner-style carafe

Hot topic Warm coffee, warm heart. This diner-style
Photo Credit: Katespade.com

Warm coffee, warm heart. This diner-style carafe, made from enameled steel, is dishwasher safe and holds 54 ounces of your favorite hot (or cold) beverage. Available Feb. 23. $50 at katespade.com and Kate Spade New York stores.

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