Web Round-Up: Winter Warm Ups

The Budget Casa brings you links from around the web on what’s hot for your home:

~ Nothing says warm and cozy like a crackling fire and a well-appointed fireplace mantle. HGTV has some great tips for making your fireplace the focal point of the room (read article here)

~ Home Made Simple advises us to use blankets and throws in rich fabrics as a quick fix for cozying up a room (read article here)

~ Once you’re ready to snuggle up in front of the fireplace wrapped in a cozy throw, you may want to treat yourself to a steaming mug of hot chocolate. Check out the Barefoot Contessa’s recipe for a true indulgence (find recipe here)