This winter has been pretty easy so far, assuming you live east of the Rocky Mountains in a place that actually experiences winter weather.
It looked like spring would show up without any troubles.
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Then a couple of snowstorms trekked across the Plains, Midwest and even parts of the South right before a monstrous blizzard hit the Northeast.
Since last winter and this winter have been so mild, there's a good chance a few of us forgot how to handle the cold and snow.
Watch the video above for five life hacks perfect for the winter season, or watch the video below to learn how to shovel snow in five simple steps.
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