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  • How to Handle Your Vehicle During Winter

    Winter weather can be intimidating for the most experienced drivers on the road. It’s important to know how to handle your vehicle in adverse weather conditions for your own safety, and those of other drivers and pedestrians. Most of the following techniques are common sense, but it may be hard to think straight once you start panicking. Continue reading

  • Convenient Winter Uses for Portable Heaters

    Portable heaters are straightforward appliances that allow users to control the warmth of their own environment. They are a convenient and cost-friendly option when it comes to staying warm in frigid weather. Mobile heaters such as the Mr. Heater Big Buddy Propane heater are also extremely versatile and may be used for various applications across different settings. Here are some convenient winter uses for your portable heater: Continue reading

  • Build DIY Winter Storage in Your Garage

    Have some spare time on your hands this winter and looking for a DIY project? Use one or two weekends to create a storage system for winter tools and equipment. And this is the perfect time to do it because the equipment is probably lying around various locations on your property. Here are some tips to utilize the space in your garage to build efficient storage so you can access all the winter tools you need without delay.

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  • Must Have Equipment For Hosting Outdoor Winter Events

    Hosting social events can be done all year long – even during winter. In fact, outdoor winter parties are some of the most memorable because they happen less frequently. The most important element of any outdoor party in the winter is keeping guests comfortable. As long as your attendees are warm, they will be able to enjoy the festivities, just as they would at any other time of the year. Here is must-have equipment when hosting outdoor winter events to ensure a great time for all your guests: Continue reading

  • Farmer's Almanac - Old vs. New

    Farmer's AlmanacWhen George Washington was president we didn’t have weather apps to tell us what to wear. Back then, readers relied on The Farmer’s Almanac and The Old Farmer’s Almanac for the latest forecast and weather patterns.

    Over 4 million people purchase an almanac each year – are their methods of weather prediction reliable? Read on for a breakdown of the history, methodology, and math behind these two famed almanacs. If you’re not going to rely on a book to keep you warm this winter, curl up next to a heater before diving into this fun infographic.

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  • Winter Craft Projects for the Elderly

    Creativity is not something that disappears with age. Everyone from toddlers to senior citizens can enjoy the process of creating something from scratch. Crafts are particularly important for elderly men and women because it promotes a positive outlook and reduces feelings of anxiety. Craft projects stimulate seniors both cognitively and psychologically. Here are several craft projects for this winter that would be fun both for individuals or big groups of seniors:

    Paint a Memorable Winter Memory – Set up a workstation with a canvas and paint. If possible, have the individual invite a few friends to participate in this project, as well. Ask them to paint a memorable winter experience from any point in their lives. Once they have completed their paintings, have them share the story behind their creation.

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  • Stay Safe Indoors and Outdoors This Winter

    Winter weather is dangerous for individuals in several ways - ice buildup may cause slipping or falling; your property needs just as much maintenance during the cold months as they do during summer to prevent frozen pipes or cracks to the foundation; and reliance on heating systems also pose a hazard. If you haven’t winterized your home yet, it’s not too late.

    Continue to keep your home safe this winter by installing weather stripping, insulation, and storm windows. Insulate water lines that run along exterior walls. Clean your gutters and check them after big snowstorms and thunderstorms to prevent blockage. If you’ve already noticed leaks from the roof, get them fixed as soon as possible.

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  • How to Make a Winter Box for Stray Cats

    Winter is a wonderful time of year when you have the security of warm clothes, a cozy home, and plenty of food. Humans aren’t the only creatures that need food and shelter during the cold winter months. Stray cats have a rough time, especially when temperatures drop below freezing.

    In addition to harsh weather, feral cats are also susceptible to attacks by other animals, diseases, and automobile accidents. If you’ve seen strays near your home, one way to help is by using your handyman skills to create an insulated house for them. Here are steps to build an affordable shelter for these furry creatures within an hour.

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  • Winter Projects for the Weekend Warrior

    Winter is usually a slow time of the year when it comes to projects for weekend warriors. But if you’re ready to keep busy and accomplish some tasks, there are plenty of projects you can complete in the garage, in your workshop, inside the house, and even outside! Below is a list that should keep you occupied until spring rolls around:

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  • Indoor Paint Projects for Kids During Winter

    Investing in paints, brushes, and paper is always a smart idea when it comes to occupying kids. These tools allow them to unleash their creativity, especially during winter days when playing outside is just not an option. Use their finished pieces to decorate the fridge, their bedroom walls, or even framed and displayed in your living room! Here are some fun indoor paint projects for your kids to try this winter:

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