It would be a lot easier if we could just invent a huge heating pad to wrap around our houses. Hey Elon Musk, this is your challenge. We could call it Musk Wrap, go Musk my house!

Ladies and gentle-dudes, the air is changing, the snow is starting to stick to the ground and my heating pad is plugged in every night because my toesies are freezing.

On a positive note, I haven't seen any browntail moths for weeks. So that's good.

Siri says winter officially begins December 21st but here in Maine but I'm questioning her robot intelligence. My ice scraper already broke and the heat miser is flexing in Bora Bora drinking a pina colada and smoking a cigar.

So I am dubbing it winter, now.

In order to stay warm, many things need to happen, proactively. You have to prepare yourself and your home for when the snow miser arrives.



When I'm at home and I am cold, I wrap myself up in several layers of clothing, like Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation. I sometimes am even too cold to look pretty, so there's that.

Moving on, when I moved here from Pennsylvania, Mom and I noticed that people had hay stacked around their houses, we didn't understand why and later learned that it's a tip for heating your house.

Does it work? I don't know, that why I am writing this article to share some important tips on keeping your home warm during these winter months. I also wonder if Maine ever gets jealous of Florida, but I digress.

I investigated further and found myself on the Governor's Energy Office Website. There, they offer helpful suggestions and pointers on how to heat your home as well as include available resources for all Mainers.

I also found tips on Gas South, that you can do each day to keep your home cozy without breaking the bank!

Below are my top ten picks on how to heat your home properly this season!

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