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Cool Apps to Fight the Cold Weather

This year El Niño fooled us with a mild, spring-like start to the winter! Filled with hopes that we could coast through the season with the simple pleasures of light jackets and walking outside, that dream froze to a halt when once again, subzero temperatures quickly rushed in and winter was upon us.

This season can make our day-to-day lives of running errands and commuting to work unbearable. Fear not, we’ve rounded up the best ways to avoid the polar vortex struggles! From groceries to dry cleaning, these new apps will have you covered so you can stay cozy and warm indoors.

Stocking up on groceries before the snowstorm? Look no further. PrimeNow, Instacart and Google Express supply you with personal shoppers in your area who take your list, purchase your items at a local market and deliver right to your doorstep. These apps will ensure you have all that you need, from groceries and home basics to electronics and toys.

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Out of liquor and throwing a last minute soiree? No problem. Drizly, MiniBar and Thirstie will all guarantee your favorite libations are delivered within the hour.








Laundry and dry cleaning are made easy for you with Washio and DRYV. Your garments are picked up, cleaned, and dropped off the next day without thinking about it. Bonus element: Washio will even take your unwanted clothes and donate them to local charities.







Is shopping for new threads too far of a trek? Personal stylists are at your fingertips with Stitch Fix, Trunk Club and Mac & Mia. Through these apps, stylists will shop and deliver the curated clothes selection to your home and only require you to pay for the clothes that you keep.









Food delivery on demand! There are so many options to order in these days but these choices—Sprig, GrubHub, Uber Eats, Door Dash—will ensure any craving you may have will be delivered to you before hunger turns to hanger.








Say goodbye to wind-burned faces, frozen fingers and endless sniffles. Everything you need to survive winter is just a few taps away.