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The sweet taste and chocolate smell can warm you up all over.
Soft and Warm Clothes
Buy a new scarf and indulge in some luxurious sweaters.
A Good Book
Winter is the perfect time to catch up on your reading.
Family Movie Nights
Choose one night every week to shut off the phones and... Read all »
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To get yourself very warm this winter, why not try some quick, edible? Eating warm or spicy foods and those that increase your body heat naturally can be a great pick-me-up during those cold winter months, and can help to increase your body temperature naturally rather than just trying to warm your skin.
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First consider how each of those materials works to keep you warm. Cable knit gloves are often the worst for keeping your hands warm, and are typically not a good choice for children who may play with snow when outside. The wet snow will seep through and get their hands wet, which means cold hands! They may look... Read all »
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There is no right or wrong answer for everyone; you need to consider the amount of time you’ll spend outside during winter and your own overall needs. If you ski or snowboard or spend serious time in the snow during winter, GORE-TEX may be a better fabric as it’s waterproof and lightweight and very durable. ... Read all »
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Check your wardrobe. Do you have the right coat, scarf, gloves, hat, and boots? What you wear to the office may be too fancy and delicate for a ski trip or hike in the woods during winter. If you keep warm nylon gloves for skiing and a ski coat tucked away just for your vacations, check them now for holes, a ripped... Read all »
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To Make Spiced Hot Chocolate, You Need the Following Ingredients:
6 cups skim milk
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
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A curling sheet is the long flat surface on which curling is played. It is usually about 150 feet in length and around 15 feet wide. The sheet is groomed to be as flat as possible so that stones can easily glide down the surface. At the end of the curling sheet is a set of rings that are like goals toward which... Read all »
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The Harbin ice festival, established in 1963, became a yearly tradition in China. It was interrupted for a few years during the Cultural Revolution. However, it has resumed from the year 1985. The festival attracts thousands of tourists and participants from all over the world. Harbin’s arctic climate is ideal for... Read all »
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Cross-country skiing is also known as Nordic skiing and the beauty of it is that you can go at your own pace, you might also hear it referred to as free heel skiing. It is not necessary to wait for the snow to hit the slopes, what means that you can ski more or less anywhere as long as there is snow. It is possible to... Read all »
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Visitors to Iceland do not need to travel far to make use of one of the heated pools. The country benefits from strong geothermal energy, so most towns have a pool filled with naturally heated waters. All you have to do is look around as you drive through the country to see evidence of the heat in the form of steam... Read all »
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The good news is that jumps for beginners start from just 5 metres, so you do not need to have nightmares about anything more extreme until you are sure that you know what you are doing. It should be noted that the equipment for ski jumping is different from that needed for standard skiing. The length of the skis is... Read all »
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Sledding may be too much thrill and hiking in the snow can be difficult if not impossible. A good way to enjoy the time outside even in deep snow is to try snowshoeing.
Snowshoes are like big webs that you attach to the bottom of your boots; these work by displacing your weight over the length and width of the... Read all »