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Everything You’ll Need to Have a Relaxing Holiday Staycation in 2019

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Chances are, you know at least three women in your life right now who are in need of some serious R&R — including yourself. If you’re dreaming of the gift of relaxation this holiday season, but don’t have a spare week (or a couple extra thousand dollars) to jet off to the spa and indulge in soothing massages and feel-good facials, we’ve got you covered. Why not find your own ohm this year with a nice, relaxing holiday staycation? 

What is a staycation holiday? 

A holiday staycation is exactly what it sounds like — a seasonal retreat from it all that’s doesn’t require you to plan a single minute of holiday travel, which can send stress levels skyrocketing, since you’ll be spending it in the comfort of your very own home. 

The difference between a holiday staycation and any other old day lies in how you spend your time. Rather than busying yourself with housework or tending to bills and other worries, a holiday staycation should be spent focusing on yourself and your own self-care

As with a normal staycation, your options aren’t confined to your own four walls: You can also plan events and activities in your hometown that you might not normally have time to do. Maybe you indulge in a lengthy nature walk or pencil in some time for some holiday light viewing. As long as it relaxes you and lifts your spirits, it’s a worthy holiday staycation endeavor! 

Holiday Staycation Essentials

Now that you’ve made your mind up to enjoy the holidays at home, you’ll need a few essentials to maximize your staycation experience. From flameless candles ($14.99, Amazon) that will instantly set a laid-back mood in your family room to microwavable booties ($27.79, Amazon) that will keep your feet nice and toasty no matter the weather, there are endless ways to increase your comfort level as you kick back and relax. We’ve rounded up a slew of fabulous finds that will do just that: Keep scrolling for Woman’s World’s guide to the perfect holiday staycation essentials you’ll want to have on hand this season.

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