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We are all feeling ready for autumn at the Oulsnam offices.. There is so much to look forward to during this season.

The cosy nights are drawing in, it’s one of the best times of year to enjoy your home, to get cosy and feel all autumnal! Here are a few ways to make your home extra cosy this autumn!

Candles & Autumn Aromas, with the nights getting darker, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the smells of the autumn, pumpkin spice, bergamot, ginger, apple and pomegranate are a few of the top autumn smells this year! (Reported by

*Safety first*
Never leave a naked flame unattended, never spray aerosols near naked flames, and always make sure that any tea lights and wax burners are used in an appropriate, heat-proof container!

Blankets & Duvets - it’s time to change to the winter duvet, by changing the tog it will be sure to keep you warm at night! We also love having a blanket to hand for getting cosy on the sofa. Warm tones are best for this time of year, oranges and browns.

Food of the season - pumpkins are everywhere already, why not look into what recipes go well, make the evenings about cooking some lovely meals and enjoying the difference seasonal flavours…  Other favourites for this time of the year are, apples, pears, and cranberries!

Games - when spending more time indoors, there more than just watching tv, reach for those pack of cards or your favourite board game! Invite friends and family round to join you in the evenings.

This maybe your first Autumn in your new home, create some new memories of local walks nearby, enjoy the crisp autumn leaves falling and why not collect a few conkers on your route, the woodland trust report the many benefits of conkers, why not check out their article by following the link below. 
Do Conkers Keep Spiders Away? - Woodland Trust