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Published on November 28th, 2013 | by Brittney French


Thursday Giveaway: Gearing up for Winter

aadaydreamblanketBaby, it’s cold outside, which means it’s the perfect time to snuggle on the couch with an aden + anais Adult Dream Blanket and a cup of hot chocolate in your “I’m a Genius” Travel Mug.”

Some people hate cool temperatures. And, when you’re a parent, your disdain for winter seems to increase significantly because it can be difficult keeping your little ones bundled up.  Uhhh, hello.. anyone have a baby who likes to pull off socks?

We want to make sure you and your children stay cozy in the cold, so for this week’s giveaway, three people will win winter gear, including a pair of bumGenius BabyLegs, a bumGenius “I’m a Genius” Travel Mug, and a $10 gift certificate to Cotton Babies.

To enter this week’s giveaway, tell us your tips for staying warm, or share some of your favorite indoor activities for when the weather outside is frightful. 

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Eligible entries must be posted no later than midnight Eastern time, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. U.S. residents only. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to win. Winners will be drawn after the close of the contest and notified via email. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability.

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Brittney is a social media coordinator for Cotton Babies. She has three sisters, loves pizza and enjoys listening to obscure bands no one has heard of. Outside of posting on the Cotton Babies Facebook page, she babysits a few cloth diaper-wearing kids and cheers for her favorite sports team.

55 Responses to Thursday Giveaway: Gearing up for Winter

  1. Cindy H says:

    Hot chocolate with marshmallows and homemade chocolate chip cookies..

  2. Stacy says:

    i love playing board games and sitting by the fireplace with my kids when the weather is bad

  3. Sara says:

    A warm fire and hot chocolate!

  4. Karen Causie says:

    Cozy up by the fire!

  5. Angeline says:

    we love making holiday decorations for the tree and playing board games.

  6. Sarah O. says:

    I have a reusable hand warmer you “regenerate” in boiling water..and lots of tea!

  7. jessica fletcher says:

    we have dance parties in the living room!

  8. Paige says:

    Breakfast for dinner! Somehow that just warms my heart. :)

  9. Amanda H says:

    Hot chocolate and hot tea!

  10. Emily Nielsen says:

    A comfy hoodie and some fuzzy socks keep me warm!

  11. Kaitlyn says:

    We play a lot of games when the weather is bad. Mostly ants in the pants or monopoly.

  12. Lilly says:

    I love wearing my favorite warm, cozy, chunky sweaters. Love pilling all the blankets and throws around the house. Staying in sipping on hot chocolate! :)

  13. actuallykristen says:

    hot chocolate!

  14. Jennifer says:

    felt fishing! and hopscotch!! oh and wall painting (we hang a sheet on a wall and let them go wild.. plus they like making forts with their art work later!

  15. Some of our favorite indoor winter activities include: filling our thermos with hot cocoa or apple cider and going for a drive to look at all the lovely lights, playing games, movie night, art projects, playing at an indoor park and spending time at our local library.

  16. Kim h says:

    To stay warm I take the family on a hike to get the blood flowing! Then come home and make some hot coco or tea for everyone

  17. Vicki H says:

    We like to play board and card games and watch movies in the winter. I also bake a lot.

  18. Lily Ivey says:

    We do quite a bit of coloring, freeze dance games, and board games during cold weather.

  19. Jessica W. says:

    Baking keeps me nice an warm! Heats up the kitchen and warm baked good are the best :)

  20. Charlotte R says:

    Layering is my only real tip for staying warm. I don’t live in a super cold climate (Texas), so we don’t get too freezing here.

  21. Holly S says:

    Warm blankets and movies with my 4 boys!

  22. Laura K says:

    I stay warm by putting in foot warmers when I go out in the winter!

  23. Kelly Choma says:

    We play a lot of board games, puzzles, and xbox kinect inside….but we live in the mountains, so outside play is a must!

  24. Samantha Yoder says:

    When it’s cold outside I love to cuddle with my babies and my husband under a pile of fuzzy warm blankets on the couch

  25. Kayla Stutler says:

    It’s rarely below 60 degrees here so we don’t have too many days where we are stuck inside, but one of the best cold day activities is doing puzzles!

  26. Katie says:

    To stay warm, I sip hot tea, coffee or water almost all day! I also am never without my slippers. And cozying up on the couch with a good book with my favorite three munchkins is a sure way to stay warm and keep my little ones happy.

  27. Liz C. says:

    Nothing beats a little snuggle time to beat the cold!

  28. Laura P says:

    LOVE sipping on some warm cider by the lit Christmas tree and snuggling under a big blanket when it’s too cold outside!!

  29. Leela R. says:

    Nothing beats a nice cozy fire in the fireplace on those cold days.

  30. Jessica Hughes says:

    Hot chocolate and cuddles on the couch are the perfect way to stay warm on chilly evenings.

  31. Linda R says:

    I wear fuzzy socks around the house to keep my feet warm!

  32. Sarah B says:

    Our son stays plenty warm, when we go on walks, when we put him in the Ergo with his newborn insert. He snuggles up and goes straight to sleep.

  33. Rachel says:

    I wear layers and drink some hot chocolate:)

  34. Charity B says:

    How do I stay warm?
    Tea. Lots of tea. :)

  35. Erin Ritter says:

    Hot Chocolate with tiny marshmallows and a movie is the best way to spend a cold day :)

  36. hayley s says:

    We like to cozy up in blankets and drink hot chocolate!!

  37. Becky B. says:

    Sipping cinnamon hot chocolate… :)

  38. Beth Rees says:

    My tips for staying warm is to layer. I also have a great cover that goes over my baby carrier to keep baby extra warm. Plus a great cup of cocoa always works to warm up when you come in from outside

  39. Erin B. says:

    When I need to warm up I drink a hot cup of tea and snuggle under a blanket :)

  40. Alexis Bertch says:

    Coffee or hot chocolate!

  41. Gabby Dunai says:

    During the winter we love cuddling while watching movies and baking :)

  42. Michelle Lee says:

    We love baking cookies and making mulled cider.

  43. Valerie S says:

    I stay warm by keeping active!

  44. savannah logan says:

    stay inside! thats my trick. its worked well this fall season.

  45. Beth Ann says:

    So far nothing I have done has worked besides moving to Virginia. 😛
    New York is too cold!

  46. Melanie says:

    It’s already so much warmer in our house just from shrink-wrapping our windows!

  47. Melissa C. says:

    I’d fill that mug with hot cider to stay warm!

  48. Jennifer (robbins) A. says:

    My favorite tip for staying warm is layers! I love to layer, so that I’m never too hot or too cold. :)

  49. christine k says:

    for staying warm, FLEECE! That, and babywearing :)

    I like watching a movie snuggled on the couch with my little ones :)

  50. Kelley H. says:

    We don’t get very many cold days here is the sunshine state but when we do we love to have a fire and roast marshmallows!

  51. Andrea says:

    I love cozying up under a blanket by a fire and reading a book or watching a movie!

  52. Jill S says:

    Always wear socks in the house, blankets on the couches, and snuggle

  53. Rachel Smith says:

    I love hot tea when its cold outside. I also snuggle up with my little squish on the couch. :)

  54. Katie F says:

    I love making homemade hot coco like my mom used to when we were kids after coming in from playing in the snow.

  55. Mary Schuh says:

    I buy hot cocoa and marshmallows in bulk during the winter months. That keeps me warm. That, and fuzzy socks. :-)

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