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Holiday Recommendations for Denver?

Denver filter: My boyfriend and I will be in the Denver area from Dec 25 - Jan 1st. I would love Holiday/ winter activity recommendations for my boyfriend and I (mid-20s and early 30s) and activity recommendations for us and my parents. [more inside]
posted by soupy on Dec 18, 2009 - 7 answers

winterize my house in the green mountains

need help winterizing house! the house is not horribly inslated, but it has a lot of windows and very very high ceilings. my aim is to insulate the windows as much as possible, and whatever else. what I'm looking for is materials, brand names, and methods. [more inside]
posted by herbplarfegan on Dec 18, 2009 - 9 answers

Or I could just hibernate

Please help me keep warm at home! [more inside]
posted by Ziggy500 on Dec 18, 2009 - 37 answers

Where can I buy a neoprene coat?

Where can I find a neoprene winter jacket? I'm imagining something that's relatively thin, but wind-resistant and very warm. Is this even practical? [more inside]
posted by niles on Dec 15, 2009 - 21 answers

How do I adjust from sunny LA to freezing cold Virginia?

Have you ever moved from a warm, mild climate like Los Angeles, to one that experiences four seasons - and did you do so in the dead of winter? What was it like? What do you wish you had known beforehand? In other words, what am I, a native Angeleno currently taking for granted? [more inside]
posted by invisible ink on Dec 14, 2009 - 64 answers

what can a toddler play with in the snow?

Toys for the snow, besides sleds and snowball makers? [more inside]
posted by raztaj on Dec 11, 2009 - 10 answers

Older car, cold weather?

My car's getting older, and I have recently moved to a new place with no garage. I'm worried about it starting in cold weather. More details inside! [more inside]
posted by Richat on Dec 11, 2009 - 13 answers

Kauai whalewatching question

Kauai, December, south shore, whale watching tour question... [more inside]
posted by docpops on Dec 10, 2009 - 5 answers

Winter runners (or x-country skiiers, snowshoe-ers, etc.): what do you use for hydration when outside in freezing temperatures?

Winter runners (or x-country skiiers, snowshoe-ers, etc.): what do you use for hydration when outside in freezing temperatures? [more inside]
posted by Kurichina on Dec 8, 2009 - 16 answers

Baby, it's COLD inside...

Thermostat seems to work fine. Except at night. When it gets cold. [more inside]
posted by Spyder's Game on Dec 7, 2009 - 16 answers

Warmth and nature as far from NYC as possible. Oh, and a tight budget.

Warmth and nature as far from NYC as possible. Oh, and a tight budget. [more inside]
posted by anthropoid on Dec 4, 2009 - 21 answers

Help me find a non-wool, non-scratchy winter hat for skiing

Can you help me find the perfect non-wool, in-no-way-scratchy winter hat for moderateish activity (male recipient)? [more inside]
posted by charmedimsure on Nov 30, 2009 - 15 answers

Arctic winter photography + the aurora

I'm heading up to the Yukon for three days this December, and I'm pretty excited. I'm interested in getting some nice Arctic winter photographs, especially of the aurora. Any tips for getting some good shots? [more inside]
posted by elisynn on Nov 24, 2009 - 7 answers

Traveling near Tokyo in December?

Some last minute business brings my girlfriend and I to Tokyo this December, and we'll be spending a week's vacation there as well. We've been to Tokyo before, so what can a couple do out of the city (but nearby) during winter? [more inside]
posted by destrius on Nov 21, 2009 - 7 answers

wintry mix

Looking for music that feels like winter. [more inside]
posted by samsarah on Nov 21, 2009 - 93 answers

How do I keep strawberries alive over the winter?

I unexpectedly received several rare strawberry plants. Currently living in USDA Zone 6 -- what can I do to ensure they survive such late planting & a potentially hard winter? [more inside]
posted by muirne81 on Nov 19, 2009 - 2 answers

The weather outside is frightful, but my drinks are so delightful

Recipefilter - It's winter(ish) time in my town, and I love seasonal flavored drinks, but I want to make my own (from scratch would be fun). Please recommend hot cocoa / chocolate recipes, coffee flavorings and the like.
posted by filthy light thief on Nov 17, 2009 - 25 answers

A Chinese Jig about Santa Clause would be just dandy, thanks

Looking for newer, poppier Christmas/seasonal songs from Ireland and China. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Nov 11, 2009 - 5 answers

Rust just isn't my colour.

Rust Prevention? What do you do to prevent rust from forming on a 1-2 year old car? [more inside]
posted by saradarlin on Nov 6, 2009 - 8 answers

Giving the gift of deliciousness

In previous years I've made a lot of cookies to give away to friends and family around the holidays. This year I'd like to do something a little different, but still make it a gift of food. [more inside]
posted by sararah on Nov 5, 2009 - 42 answers

Italy when no one is there?

Going to Italy at the end of January. Not the most ideal time to take a vacation. We are going to Milan, Tuscany, and Venice. How can two people make the most of it?
posted by parmanparman on Nov 4, 2009 - 22 answers

from venice to lyon

Recommend somewhere in between Venice and Lyon to spend 3-4 days this December? [more inside]
posted by swimmingly on Nov 2, 2009 - 5 answers

Montana?

I will be living in Montana for 6 weeks this winter. I've only ever lived in New England, with a couple of brief stints in other places. Please tell me what to expect. [more inside]
posted by Rudy Gerner on Oct 26, 2009 - 16 answers

How should I stay warm this winter?

Which is more efficient/economical to run: a baseboard heater or an oil-filled radiator-type space heater? [more inside]
posted by apricot on Oct 25, 2009 - 12 answers

Moving In Wintertime

My wife and I are moving from NYC to Denver in the middle of January. We'll likely be shipping some stuff and then driving. I've never moved during the winter, so I'm looking for advice from people who have moved through snow or know of any issues getting to Denver around January. Best routes? [more inside]
posted by scrutiny on Oct 23, 2009 - 6 answers

Keep me feets dry and warm!

I've read this, and this but I'm looking for something more casual and maybe a low top shoe that I can wear to/from and at work or school. [more inside]
posted by handabear on Oct 22, 2009 - 7 answers

Drafty Winter Workshop

What's the best way to go about heating a 500sf workshop w/ 16ft ceilings in NYC this winter? Problem: only 120w electricity available. [more inside]
posted by thegreatfleecircus on Oct 16, 2009 - 9 answers

window insulation film

Is there an inexpensive source for the heat-shrink window insulation film in rolls or larger quantities than the standard kit? [more inside]
posted by 6550 on Oct 15, 2009 - 10 answers

If in Norway, I'd go to the Ice Hotel

My airline miles are expiring: What awesome, unusual events are happening in the continental US November through January? [more inside]
posted by TheOtherSide on Oct 15, 2009 - 8 answers

Best winter boots for an urban teacher?

Best winter boots for a teacher who has to both get around the city without looking like a huge dork, and stand outside on the playground for long stretches with the kids? [more inside]
posted by JoannaC on Oct 14, 2009 - 29 answers

Those Kitten Socks are So Hawt

How can I stay sexy in the winter without getting frostbite? [more inside]
posted by mmmbacon on Oct 14, 2009 - 32 answers

New Hampshire over Christmas

Going to New Hampshire over Christmas. Ideas for places to stay and a FWD car rental question. [more inside]
posted by inflatablekiwi on Oct 12, 2009 - 4 answers

Looking for a keep-feet-warm in bed device (to keep on the bed, not just socks)

I want something to put at the foot of my bed to keep feet warm - a throw would work, but something more designed for the purpose perhaps- like a giant "sock" that slips over the end of the comforter that you slip your feet into or something like that. down or equivalent preferable, but post whatever you have!
posted by lrodman on Oct 8, 2009 - 18 answers

Need to stay warm.

I'd like a good-looking peacoat that will last a long time. [more inside]
posted by Herschel on Oct 8, 2009 - 12 answers

Good Winter Clothes for Toddlers

Please recommend good winter clothing for 1-year-olds, especially super warm coats. We're talking months and months of ice and snow here. [more inside]
posted by puritycontrol on Oct 8, 2009 - 19 answers

We need a destination!

Help us pick a destination for a two week winter getaway! [more inside]
posted by Zaximus on Sep 30, 2009 - 14 answers

Running gear for the winter

I need product recommendations for winter running. Hats, gloves, socks, tights, etc. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Sep 17, 2009 - 14 answers

I know the fifth anniversary gift is wood, but...

Is there a known Best Winter Hat for Cyclists? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 17, 2009 - 15 answers

For the love of the Subaru!

Are there any preventative measures, leaving aside driving the car every day, that will prevent my brakes from rusting like mad? [more inside]
posted by Cold Lurkey on Sep 16, 2009 - 12 answers

What to do in Northern Europe?

TravelFilter: Amsterdam, Cologne, Copenhagen, Oslo. 2-3 days each. Mid-November. What to do? [more inside]
posted by wayofthedodo on Sep 15, 2009 - 10 answers

Depressing bedtime story?

Looking for a poem or story about a desperate mother, her many children and a visit from the angel of death? [more inside]
posted by Arbac on Sep 15, 2009 - 1 answer

What are some great winter movies?

With winter starting to appear on the not-so-distant horizon, I got to wondering what are some truly great winter movies? I'm not thinking of films that merely take place during the winter, but ones where the season itself becomes almost a character in the movie; where you can almost feel the cold wind blowing and the snow falling while you watch them. [more inside]
posted by noboru_wataya on Sep 4, 2009 - 61 answers

We're all going on a winter holiday

Looking for real world holiday recommendations for Me and Mrs Rus + 2 yo old toddler in Oct this year [more inside]
posted by rus on Aug 25, 2009 - 2 answers

Does electronic stability control help out in winter driving conditions?

Will I need electronic stability control for winter driving? Please help this California native and recent Texas resident decide on a car to buy before my first "real" winter in northern Illinois begins. [more inside]
posted by puritycontrol on Aug 18, 2009 - 26 answers

Winter beach vacations in the USA

Closer USA beach destinations for a winter getaway. Desires: nature, water, good food, kid friendly. [more inside]
posted by nanojath on Aug 14, 2009 - 15 answers

Road trip USA for Aussie noob

International Travel novice: What do I need to know that I don't know that I don't know? [more inside]
posted by b33j on Apr 17, 2009 - 28 answers

How do I insulate my crawlspace?

How do I insulate my crawlspace? I'm thinking about next winter, now that I've barely survived this past one in the US Northeast. My house doesn't have a basement: it's built on concrete piers with a 1-2.5 foot crawlspace between the ground and the first floor. What would be the best way to insulate in this situation? [more inside]
posted by geos on Apr 14, 2009 - 9 answers

OK, these holes in my gloves are getting out of hand...

Can anyone recommend some good men's winter gloves similar to this style that I can order online in Canada? [more inside]
posted by GleepGlop on Mar 3, 2009 - 2 answers

Winter wardrobe needed

I'm going to be studying abroad in a rather cold area next year. Help me build my wardrobe. [more inside]
posted by Autarky on Feb 26, 2009 - 25 answers

Jackets for Tall Guys Please

How do I find a warm jacket to fit me, a tall and skinny 21-year-old male? [more inside]
posted by tomcochrane on Feb 13, 2009 - 16 answers

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