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Top 10 Ways to Warm Up This Winter

With temperatures in the digits and wind chills dipping to negative numbers, here's a few (wacky) ways to warm up this winter!

1.  A Warm Blanket 
2.  A Cuddle Buddy

Kill two birds with one stone!  A Slanket is the blanket with sleeves designed to keep your entire body covered and cozy while you still retain the use of your hands. This Siamese Slanket is built for two and blustery nights.  

Image via slanket.com


3.  A Furry Cuddle Buddy

Adopt a pet this winter and you'll have a furry friend to warm both your lap and your heart.  Check out WJRZ's Happy Tailz for a list of animals looking for a warm, cozy home!


4.  Frozen Hot Chocolate

It's been said that a cold drink can actually warm you up as it causes your blood vessels to tighten!

Image via amazon.com


5.  Gingerbread Cookies
Studies have shown that ginger has the ability to raise body temperatures. The herb is believed to stimulate the body and increase blood circulation.  

Image via foodnetwork.com


6.  Hot Booties
Get your mind out of the gutter!  Pop these into your microwave, hit the "Slippers" setting, and viola!  Toasty toes in seconds.

Image via amazon.com


7.  Facial Hair
A beard will protect your face from the wind.  But for those folically challenged (Ahem, Matt Knight) Beardhead.com makes knit beard caps that "combine the comfort and warmth of a traditional knit cap with the amazing styling of having a massive beard and moustache growing on your face"!    

Image via beardhead.com


8. Door Draft Stoppers
This Plush pup's 31" long body will guard that drafty door or window and keep those winter winds at bay. 

Image via harrietcarter.com


9.  USB Heated Shawl
Is your office always freezing?  Plug this device into your USB port on your laptop or desktop computer and place it around your shoulders.  This also doubles as a lap blanket!

Image via amazon.com 


10.  Laptop
For use with the above...and as a personal space heater?  Is your comptuer prone to overheating?  Not a problem when its -5 degrees out.  On a snow day- skip the work and pop in a DVD! 

Image via bestbuy.com

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