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Thermal Wear Warmth

by Nikki Willhite

Thermal garments are wonderful for those of us who live in cold climates.  They have come a long way from the days when they were referred to as “long johns.”   Thermal underwear provides an extra layer of fabric, without adding a lot of bulk.  You will not look like a marshmallow when you wear it.

Thermal tops come in smooth fabric, or a knit that looks more like a basket weave stitch.  They come in several colors, including white, grey, black, red, and blue. You can also find them in camouflage fabric, which is popular with young boys.

Thermal wear for women may be embellished with lace.  You can wear a thermal basket weave style top as a long sleeve shirt, and no one would blink an eye.  Thermals are also soft enough that you can wear them under your jeans.

Thermal are great for outside activities, but they are also a  resource at night to keep your body warm if you want to turn the thermostat down to save money on your heating bill.

Best of all, they do not cost a lot of money.  You can find inexpensive thermal wear at Walmart.

Thermals are soft, comfortable and versatile.    If you are having trouble keeping warm, layering is usually the best way to do it. 

Pick up some thermals, keep yourself warmth, and save a little money on the cost of heating your home.

About the Author: Nikki Willhite, mother of 3 and an interior design graduate, has been writing and publishing articles on the topic of frugal living for over a decade. Visit her at - where you will find hundreds of frugal living tips and articles. Frugal Happy Families- more than just money!

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