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20 of the Internet’s Most Awesome Snowmen

by Jones Oil

According to every tabloid newspaper since September, every year, this Christmas will be the coldest, whitest on record. Almost every festive decoration and card you own will probably involve a snow scene. And if you’re brave enough to venture into a shopping mall at this time of year, you’ll be confronted with piles of polystyrene, plastic and paper replacements for the real deal: the world is snow mad. The jury’s still out on whether Christmas will be white, but sooner or later, this winter should give us at least one snow day. And when it comes, don’t think you’ll get away with building a plain old carrot-and-coal snowman. Modern snowmen are creative, comedic and sometimes plain scary. So, stick on the heating, grab a cuppa and peruse the internet’s finest snowmen. Now, what will you build? Read the rest of this entry »


Christmas Safety Tips Sources

by Jones Oil

Fireservice UK Christmas Safety Advice
http://www.fireservice.co.uk/safety/christmas

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Christmas Safety Tips
http://www.rospa.com/home-safety/advice/christmas-safety/christmas-safety-tips/

Gov.uk Wishing You a Safe and Happy Christmas
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/475181/Wishing-You-a-Safe-and-Happy-Christmas.pdf

The Safe Network Child Safety at Christmas
http://www.safenetwork.org.uk/help_and_advice/best_safeguarding_practice/christmas_safety/Pages/childrens_safety_at_christmas.aspx

UK National Health Service Prevent Christmas Injuries
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Healthychristmas/Pages/Christmasinjuries.aspx

UK National Health Service 12 Tips for a Healthy Christmas
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Healthychristmas/Pages/Healthy-Christmas-tips.aspx

An Garda Síochána Seasonal Safety Advice
http://www.garda.ie/Controller.aspx?Page=14421

Family Fun Ireland Tips for a Safe Christmas
http://www.familyfun.ie/safe-christmas/

TV 3 Ireland AM Safety Tips for Christmas
http://www.tv3.ie/shows/irelandam/article/1.65.1482.1489/181539/Safety-Tips-for-Christmas

UK National Health Service Safe Festive Drinking
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/alcohol/Pages/Festivedrinking.aspx

Drinkaware Ireland The Ultimate Christmas Guide
http://www.drinkaware.ie/publications/ultimate-christmas-guide/


Winter Hacks Infographic Sources

by Jones Oil

Sources

Buzzfeed 18 Winter Car Hacks that are Borderline Genius
http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicaprobus/winter-car-hacks-that-are-borderline-genius#.ngg2e6Rjzy

Buzzfeed 24 Creative Life Hacks Everyone Should Know Before Winter Comes
http://www.buzzfeed.com/readcommentbackwards/25-creative-life-hacks-everyone-should-know-before-dmjk#.ieo42wPWYM

Weather.com 15 Winter Weather Life Hacks
http://www.weather.com/safety/winter/news/winter-lifehacks

Instructables.com 7 Winter Life Hacks to Keep You Warm
http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Winter-Life-Hacks-to-Keep-You-Warm/

Odometer.com 14 Winter Car Hacks
http://www.odometer.com/car-care/5771/14-winter-car-hacks#page=1

Architectureartdesigns.com 21 of the Most Brilliant Winter Hacks
http://www.architectureartdesigns.com/21-the-most-brilliant-winter-hacks-that-everyone-must-know-before-the-winter-comes/

Wisebread.com 56 Life Hacks to Help You Win at Winter
http://www.wisebread.com/56-life-hacks-to-help-you-win-at-winter

Lifehack.org 10 Home Hacks to Prepare Your House for WInter
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/10-home-hacks-prepare-your-house-for-winter.html

NYmag.com Green Juice and Fish Oil: 30 Winter Beauty Hacks
http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/01/green-juice-and-fish-oil-30-winter-beauty-hacks.html#

Healthy Living Magazine 9 Winter Beauty Hacks
http://www.healthylivingmagazine.us/Articles/5385/

Byrdie.com 6 Smart Beauty Hacks to Help You Survive Winter
http://www.byrdie.com/winter-beauty-hacks

Pixable.com 12 Winter Beauty Hacks to Get You Through Till Spring
http://www.pixable.com/article/12-winter-beauty-hacks-to-get-you-through-till-spring-65128

Pioneer Settler 36 Cold Winter Hacks to Keep You Cozy This Winter
http://pioneersettler.com/cold-weather-hacks/

Healthy-Magazine.co.uk 10 Life Hacks for a Happier Winter
http://www.healthy-magazine.co.uk/10-life-hacks-beattheblues-january/

Lifehack.org 10 Superfoods that will Super Boost Your Mood
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/10-superfoods-that-will-boost-your-mood.html

MightyApe.co.nz 12 handy Winter Kitchen Hacks
https://www.mightyape.co.nz/blog/5927/12-Handy-Winter-Kitchen-Hacks

WebMD.com 8 Healthy Tips for Winter Living
http://www.webmd.com/balance/features/8-winter-tips-healthy-living

Greatist.com 19 Tips for Healthier Skin and Hair this Winter
http://greatist.com/health/healthy-winter-skin-hair

RealSimple.com 8 Scientifically Backed Ways to Beat the Winter Blues
http://www.realsimple.com/health/mind-mood/emotional-health/winter-blues

StonehurstManor.com 25 Life Hacks for Winter
http://www.stonehurstmanor.com/25-life-hacks-for-winter/

OneGoodThingByJillee.com 25 Clever Car Hacks
http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/2014/12/25-clever-car-hacks-help-survive-winter-200-amazon-gift-card-giveaway.html