Post-Snow Outdoor Activity Ideas for Families with Kids

March 18, 2014

Many parents find it difficult to keep kids active and entertained in mid-March. For many, the snow and ice are most likely melted by now, which takes sledding, skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating off the menu. And yet the weather is not quite spring-like, either, so kids might need some extra coaxing to go outside […]

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Ways to Prevent Pets from Chewing Electrical Cords

March 11, 2014

Everyone knows that pets have a knack for getting into trouble around the house. Whether it’s snagging an unguarded bit of food from the dinner table or turning a brand-new leather loafer into a very expensive chew toy, dogs and cats of all ages and discipline levels are capable of causing their owners some anguish […]

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In Review: Sochi Winter Games

March 5, 2014

With the XXII Olympic Winter Games now officially in the books, it’s time to look back at some of the highlights that came out of Sochi, Russia, during these memorable two weeks of athletic contests. The host country emerged from the games having won the greatest number of total medals (33), as well as the […]

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Skiing vs. Snowboarding: Which winter sport is for you?

February 25, 2014

When you gaze upon the slopes at any mountain resort, you’ll see both skiers and snowboarders zooming downhill, throwing out the occasional trick, and just generally having the time of their lives. Both sports look like a blast, but you only have the time or money to try one of them this winter and must […]

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What to Have in Your Winter First-Aid Kit

February 18, 2014

When you ski or snowboard in-bounds at a heavily populated resort area, you don’t have to worry much about medical emergencies. As long as you dress for the weather in your heated outdoor apparel, you should be fine. And if you do happen to have an accident or require assistance on the slopes, you can […]

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Layering Basics for Outdoor Winter Activities

February 11, 2014

The key to being able to enjoy outdoor activities in winter is dressing appropriately for the weather conditions. The longer you’re able to stay warm and dry, the more fun you’ll have while snowmobiling, ice skating, hiking, or doing whatever else is on the agenda. Once you become cold and wet, misery quickly follows and […]

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How to Extend the Life of Lithium Batteries

February 4, 2014

Just like most of today’s portable electronic products, such as laptops, tablets, MP3 players, and cell phones, the heated apparel available from CozyWinters is now powered by Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. That’s because Li-ion batteries are smaller, more efficient, and provide better overall performance than their Nickel-cadmium (NiCad) predecessors. But all batteries, even those using Li-ion […]

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Sochi Winter Games at a Glance

January 28, 2014

Here at CozyWinters, we love any and all things winter — including the Olympics! So as you can imagine, we’re particularly excited about the upcoming Sochi Games and are counting down the days until we can cheer on our favorite American athletes as they represent our country in international competition. Of course with any spectacle […]

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Packing for Your Snowy Adventure

January 21, 2014

If you followed our advice from last week’s post about how to choose a great ski resort, then hopefully you have your next holiday all booked up by now and can turn your attention to other details — such as what to pack for your trip. Packing appropriate, essential, and useful gear while leaving the […]

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Five Tips for Choosing a Ski Resort

January 14, 2014

January is the height of ski and snowboard season, so if you’ve been meaning to try one or both of these sports, now is the time to start making plans. But there’s more to putting together a successful ski vacation than just grabbing your battery heated clothing and booking rooms at the cheapest resort you […]

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