I hate to say it, but winter is on its way. As a midwesterner, I know just how miserable the cold weather can be, so I wanted to share these winter hacks.
If you are shivering cold like I am, or thawing your car out for 30 minutes every morning, these are going to be life-savers! (affiliates included)
14 Genius Winter Hacks To Save The Day
Keep the ice from sticking to your snow shovel by spraying it with cooking spray
. via The Krazy Koupon Lady
If you get really cold at night, put a hot water bottle
at the foot of your bed. via Huffington Post
If you find yourself becoming sad and lethargic during the cold, dark days, try an ion therapy lamp
Remove pilling from your sweaters by shaving
it! via eHow
Make this quick and simple DIY car de-icer
that works like magic. via Mom 4 Real
When sitting at home use an electric blanket
instead of turning up the heat – it uses much less energy!
Turn an old pair of knee socks into arm warmers
to wear under your coat. via Run Wiki
Help keep your home warm in the evening by leaving your oven open
slightly after you are done cooking to let the hot air fill the room. via Pioneer Settler
Make DIY fire starters
for your fire place with egg cartons and dryer lint. via Twine and Table
If you are freezing at outdoor sporting events, grab one of these heated cushions
that can be used on folding chairs and bleachers.
Protect your canvas shoes (like Converse
and Toms) from getting ruined in the wet snow with this simple hack
. via Raining Hot Coupons
Make it easier to defrost your car in the morning by parking so your windshield faces the east – that way the sun will start working for you!
If you spend time outside sledding or playing and your cheeks get chapped, use this great DIY cheek stick
. via One Good Thing By Jillee
Make sure you keep your warm air in and the cold air out with a door draft stopper
. These are a winter must-have!
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