Winter is Coming, Here Are Some Tips on Surviving
Looks like we’ve pretty much skipped fall this year, and with winter essentially already here, keep reading for some quick tips to keep yourself chugging along during these cold upcoming months.
1. Don’t underestimate the power of scarves, mitts, and earmuffs. A lot of people think that warm pants and a cozy down jacket are enough to keep warm, but don’t forget to sweat the small stuff! Scarves can protect the face against Chicago winds and mitts ensure that you don’t have to walk around with hands in your pockets all day! Alternatively, you can always invest in an edgier winter accessory.
2. Tea! Coffee! Hot chocolate! All of these things seem ten times better in the winter! There’s perhaps nothing more satisfying than taking shelter from the winter storm and sitting in front of a fireplace, sipping whatever your favorite winter beverage may be. Booze also can’t hurt. Check out some of our favorite winter-ready cocktail recipes here.
3. Dress and sleep in layers! Wool is the best for cold weather, and stay away from cotton. The key to staying warm is not about trapping heat inside your body since letting a little heat out is essential in keeping yourself warm. When it comes to blankets, the more the better! Make sure you put knitted and looser fabrics underneath and duvets on top. For more tips on how to sleep better, check out these apps.
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