10 Tips for Surviving Winter in Chicago

When you living in Chicago winter can be pretty rough. I've got 10 tips to help you survive a Chicago winter, should you choose to accept the challenge. Musings of a Museum Fanatic

Winters in the Midwest can be brutal! Especially when you're in the Chicagoland area and you end up with the lovely lake effect weather and snow winter can be rough and long. You need to make sure that you're prepared in all aspects before stepping foot outside that door from now until that spring thaw. Here are my 10 tips for surviving a long Chicago winter.

Learn how not to slip and fall on the ice

Realize that all fashion is non-existent in the winter

Keep your car equipped with kitty litter, a shovel and an ice scraper


Invest in some good hot chocolate, tea or coffee

Get a great coat

Learn what dibs is

Make plenty of comfort food freezer meals so you don't have to go out

Suck it up and deal with it


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