7 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

As the nights draw in and the weather turns colder, it's time to think about preparing your home for the winter months. These seven steps will cover all the most important tasks to keep your home cozy and secure no matter what the winter throws at you. The first thing to do is be realistic about your finances and what you can afford to do to your home this winter. For example, any work you need carried out get estimates and total up all the costs before starting. It might be that you can … [Read more...]

Family Day Activities For Winter Months

Winter is still in full swing but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy some of these great Family Day Activities For Winter Months! Even though warm weather is coming, shorter days and colder nights are still here. This usually leads to a strong desire to stay in, curl up in a warm blanket, and spend the evening hanging in front of the television. After all, when it’s cold and dark outside, we rarely want to be out there.  But cold weather doesn’t mean we have to stop enjoying fun quality time with … [Read more...]

Visiting New York City in the Winter

There’s something magical about the Big Apple during the wintertime! The winter months, though cold, can be a popular choice for travelers looking to explore NYC during the holidays. If you’ve never visited New York City during the winter, you might not be sure where to begin or what you need to pack to ensure the best stay. Here are tips for visiting New York City in the winter! Avoid busy holiday weekends if possible. Everyone knows one of the best times to take in the sights of the … [Read more...]

Common Winter Injuries (and How to Prevent Them)

While snow days might seem like a magical vacation for your kids, the icy, cold conditions of winter can actually pose serious risks to you and your family. Don’t get blindsided by these common winter injuries: Falls and Fireworks The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention know that families everywhere will be hanging decorations and possibly setting off fireworks come the holiday season and New Year. The dangers that lie with stringing Christmas lights up on the roof or setting off home … [Read more...]

Tips For Staying Healthy During Winter

When winter season arrives it becomes increasingly difficult to eat healthy foods. After all the ground is frozen in most parts and the produce isn’t as readily available from fresh farmers markets. With that being said, there are still many ways you can stay healthy during winter that involve both good eating habits and daily exercise. If you are looking for easy ways to stay healthy during winter then you have come to the right place. Thinking about your immune system in the winter time is … [Read more...]

Dealing With The Winter Blues

There is such a thing as seasonal depression and while some of us may have it hit harder than others, there are still ways you can deal with winter blues. Regardless of the level of blues you feel, it’s quite common with the lack of sunlight for our bodies to suffer in the area of vitamin D. This vitamin is what helps maintain our mood and keeps us a bit more even keeled when it comes to moods. During the winter season many start to feel a seasonal depression kick in due to the lack of sunlight … [Read more...]

Ohio Winter Bucket List

If you’re lucky enough to spend a winter or two in Ohio, you’ll fall in love with the scenery and the snow as long as you can get past the chill! Do you have a bucket list? What about a winter bucket list? I hope our Ohio Winter Bucket List gives you a few ideas! It’s just not Christmas without a trip to the A Christmas Story House. It’s located directly across from the A Christmas Story Museum, which features props from the classic movie. My Ohio Winter Trips A few years ago, we took my … [Read more...]

Sierra Trading Post Is The Perfect Place To Order Your Winter Gear

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own.Whether we like it or not, winter is right around the corner. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about winter clothes. I have a great company - Sierra Trading Post - to tell you about today who has a great reputation and is perfect for finding winter gear for the whole family! Sierra Trading Post has been around for over 30 years. They sell top brands, from Columbia Sportswear, Carhartt, The North Face, and … [Read more...]