14 GENIUS WINTER HACKS TO SAVE THE DAY

I hate to say it, but winter is on it’s way. As a midwesterner, I know just how miserable the cold weather can be, so I wanted to share these winter hacks.

by Liz

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 portable heated seats that can attach to 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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