THANK YOU for writing this! Today I am unpacking: my mummy bag, fleece-lined tights, fake sheep-fur slippers with hard-soled bottoms, puffy vest, wool socks, fleece pajamas and long-sleeved thermal tops from Costco. That is to say, I packed well for Christmas at my sister’s this time. I sleep in the basement where they blissfully added a heated blanket. But I put my mummy bag inside the sheets and no one has to do laundry after their guest and I don’t turn into a big sister-shaped icicle during the night. The layers and slippers keep me human-shaped during the day. And toasty glühwein is a holiday classic that also keeps circulation in my hands :)

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