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Tirzah and Erica share the books, movies, shows, food, self-care items, and games that are going to get them through the winter season.

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Mayumu: Filipino American Desserts Remixed by Abi Balingit 

Finding My Elf by David Valdes

Coloring Cuteness by Claire Benton

Eight Nights of Flirting by Hannah Reynolds

Jujutsu Kaisen by Gege Akutami

What the River Knows by Isabel Ibañez 

Shows and Movies

Home Alone 1 & 2

Dash & Lily

Jujutsu Kaisen, season 2

Enola Holmes 2


The Great British Bakeoff


Wholefoods brand organic hot chocolate mix

Trader Joe’s cannoli dip spread + waffle cookies

Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark

Psychocandy Roasted Pumpkin Caramel Rooibos

Silent Night Chocolate Nutmeg Rooibos


Self-Care Items

Mother’s Shea whipped shea butter

Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Sugar Body Scrub

True Shea Natural Ultra Whipped Shea Butter

Heated Blanket


Cozy nights

Bookstore Candle by Frostbeard Studio

Christmas Cheer


Stardew Valley

Ravensburger Horrified: Universal Monsters Strategy Board Game 

Mystery at Magnolia Gardens

This Way Madness Lies

Battle Chef Brigade Deluxe Edition

Mika and the Witch’s Mountain 

The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood

Strange Horticulture

Cattails: Wildwood Story

Stray Gods