After the 7th snowiest January on record, it's pretty safe to say that winter has arrived here in Western New York. Everywhere you look these days, things are covered in a blanket of white.  Well, sometimes the blanket is more of a pile.  And that pile is a little more grey, or brown, depending on how long that it has been there.  But you get the idea. It's officially winter in WNY.

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And even though we are all pretty familiar with how to best handle the winter months in our little corner of the world, a little bit of advice never hurt anybody.  After all, Buffalo is the City of Good Neighbors. Instead of just normal advice though, how about we offer you a life hack.  What's that you say?  What's a life hack?  Well according to the Oxford Dictionary, a life hack is a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one's time and daily activities in a more efficient way.

Who knew that the term 'Life Hack' was in the dictionary?  We sure didn't.

With that in mind, we decided to rack our brains to find a few things that would let us go about our snow-covered daily grind, in a more efficient way.

After quite a bit of thinking, we have come up with ten life hacks, that may make your winter just a bit easier. You'd be surprised at how many things that are common household items that you may already have laying around, could help you out as you battle Old Man Winter.

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Winter is coming to WNY, make sure you have everything you need when you are on the road.