Tag: Winter

Hot Buttered Rum

8 Historical Hot Beverages for Fall & Winter

Many of us drink hot apple cider, hot chocolate, and hot tea (or…ahem…pumpkin spice lattes!) during autumn and winter. When I used to live in Houston, I would go to Holiday on 19th Street every December (watch for details here). Many of the little shops would stay open late, and we would have a great time Christmas […]

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Insulate Your Attic for Winter NOW!

That little nightly nip in the fall air should be reminding you that NOW is the time to insulate your attic for winter. Why? Well, first off, this is best time of year to do it because the weather tends to be cooler and drier. Having spent lots of quality time insulating attics, I can […]

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Winter Safety Tips for Home, Travel, and More

This past November and early December have seen some of the most widespread cold weather on record across North America. While the rest of this winter’s forecast is expected to be be warmer, much of the rest of North America will probably have what the National Weather Service calls “equal chances” for above or below conditions. […]