8 Hacks To Beat The Cold Weather

1. Finger-Knitted Scarf

When everyone around you is coughing, sneezing, and burying their faces in tissues every few seconds, you know it's time to dig out the hats, scarves, and gloves and get ready for winter. And there's nothing better than a cozy, handmade scarf just like the one grandma used to make. Even if you don't know how to knit, you can still make your own unique creations with a simple, old-fashioned technique. Learn more here.

2. DIY Draft Stopper

In winter, what could be better than cuddling up with a blanket on the couch inside your own four walls and forgetting how icy cold it is outside? Unfortunately, that's not possible for many people, as their apartments are drafty and they have to put up with badly-insulated windows. This nifty solution will help you to stop the problem in its tracks. Learn more here.

3. Tea Light Heating

Did you know that you can use flower pots for so many other things than just housing flowers and plants? Sounds crazy, but it's true! In fact, you can easily build a household heating appliance which is not only practical, but also a great money saver that will warm things up immediately. Stay cozy! Learn more here.

4. Fluffy Bobble Rug

Getting up on the wrong side of the bed is annoying enough, but having to tread on cold floorboards in your bare feet just makes everything worse. The good news is that there is a solution (at least to the cold floor problem). With some colorful yarn and two cardboard toilet paper rolls, you can make sure that the next time you get out of bed you have a soft landing. Learn more here.

5. Stroller Cover

It's true that there are many different rain covers and blankets you can choose from for your child's buggy. But if these store-bought products do little to inspire you, why not try giving your stroller some individual flair with a homemade alternative? Learn more here.

6. Hand Warmer

It's starting to get really cold outside and there's no warmer weather in sight until the spring. In addition to piling on the down jackets and wool socks, there are plenty of other clever tricks you can make use of to keep warm this winter, like this handy hack to help protect you against the cold. Learn more here.

7. Warming Tea

There's no faster or tastier way to warm up than with a good 'ol cup of tea! Learn more here.

8. XXL Knitted Blanket

All you really want to do this time of year is turn up the heating, sip some hot chocolate, and curl up on the couch under a nice, warm blanket. So how do you like the sound of an XXL knitted blanket to cuddle up under on those cold winter evenings? Here's how you can make your own without knitting needles! Learn more here.

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