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Are you thinking of selling your home during the cold months? There are several tips that you can use for selling a home in the winter. Temperature The first tip is to make sure that you keep the temperature inside of your home up. Even though you might be trying to save money on your utility bills when you are moving, it is important to remember that you want the people to be comfortable when you are trying to sell your home to them. This is the best way that the people are going to be able to see themselves…

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Some parts of the country get downright blustery in the winter months. When its single-digit temperatures outside, keeping warm is a means of survival. There are ways that you can stay toasty, reduce your utility bills, and survive the most brutal months of the year. Here are some tips to follow. Layer Up – Pile On Those Clothes The more clothes you have on, the more you can retain body heat. Some materials do better in the winter months than others. Articles of clothing that have wicking feel good next to the skin. You want to keep your body warm…

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Winter brings with it holidays, cold temperatures, and, of course, snow! Building snowmen is always fun for kids and families, but when the sun goes down and the temperature drops even lower, snow can oftentimes turns into a nightmare. Snow increases the risk of slip and fall injuries. It hides sidewalks, holes in lawns, and otherwise causes injury risks for people of all ages. Melting snow turns into slick and slippery ice. That leaves only one thing to do: shovel all that snow away. Keep the do’s and don’ts on the list below in mind before getting out the snow…

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In many places around the country, winter is a brutal affair. Freezing cold temperatures, slick surfaces and unpredictable storms make winter living challenging—and oftentimes dangerous. When it’s possible to see a winter storm coming, stocking up on supplies becomes an issue. People swarm the stores and grab whatever they can find. Winter comes every year, and even though this year may not be the same as last year (it could possibly be a lot worse), that doesn’t mean preparing for the cold weather has to be a chaotic event. Knowing what winter essentials are necessary will ensure that you have…

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In the midst of winter, you are likely looking for the best ways to prevent your skin from drying and cracking under the harsh conditions. National Winter Skin Relief Day, on January 8, is a great time to discover the available options for keeping your skin healthy and moist throughout the winter. Founded by a major skin care company, National Winter Skin Relief Day is a means to gain awareness for the added attention necessary for your skin during the harsh winter season. In recognition of this day here are 8 tips on keeping your skin healthy and hydrated throughout…

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You and your family will want to remain active during the winter, but if you are on a budget, then it can seem difficult to find affordable activities. The good news is that with some research and planning, you can find free or low-cost wintertime activities. Here is a list of ways to have fun with your family this winter. Go Sledding You can buy or borrow sleds to use in a safe location in your neighborhood. Some parks also have sledding programs with free sleds or sleds that you can rent for a few hours. Make sure to bundle…

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Inclement weather is often a potential safety hazard and workers are advised to stay at home due to unsafe driving conditions because of ice and snow. However, for schoolchildren, hearing about inclement weather has a completely different meaning. For kids, hearing about a snow day is a unique wintertime joy that springs thoughts of snowmen, fireplace gatherings, and playing in a winter wonderland. Not to mention the fact that most importantly, there is no school for the day and you are absolutely free to play with friends and family in the snow. Given the incredible outlook of a snow day…

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The ugly Christmas sweater is a tradition that will never go away. In fact, it was a thing before it earned a special day of recognition. Adults and children have been sporting Christmas sweaters for generations, some more outlandish than others, and that is exactly how the tradition and celebration of ugly Christmas sweaters was started. If you want join in on the tradition this year, it’s easy to DIY a fabulous ugly Christmas sweater. Rather than detest, fight against, or pout when someone gives or expects you to don an ugly Christmas sweater, everyone began to embrace and even…

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When it comes time to purchase a snow blower, it can quickly become a real challenge. A salesperson may talk to you about single, two and three-stage snow blowers. Each of them will come in different widths. They will also have a variety of different features, including several high-end features available. Should you have never previously purchased a snowblower, it can be overwhelming. You should be aware of certain things when you decide it is the right time to purchase a snow blower. 1. Start Looking Early Most retailers are completely stocked with the latest models of snowblowers by the…

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Cabin fever isn’t just a cute euphemism for what it feels like to be cooped up indoors during yet another rerun of winter’s hit classic, the polar vortex. According to VeryWellMind, it is also a bona fide health condition in its own right, with its own set of symptoms and coping skills. While cabin fever is most likely to occur during the winter, and especially during lengthy nor’easters or snowstorms, it can actually occur at any time of year and for a multitude of reasons ranging from illness to overtime. For these and other reasons, be sure to keep these…

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