28 essential items you'll need to survive this winter

We've probably all been holding our breath about this for a while. And now that it's here, we can start getting used to the idea that this winter will be unlike any before it. With COVID's impact on the holidays, we're all expecting some big changes this time around.

However, Mother Nature isn't really all that interested in our problems. So, even with the rest of your plans in upheaval, you can still count on cold temperatures, rough conditions, and everything that goes with it.

Therefore, you better be ready to fight back. To help get you started, we assembled over two dozen different items to aid in the battle this winter. From space heaters and shovels, to heated wearables, everything here is part of the Boing Boing Store Pre-Black Friday Sale.

Plus, you can take another 15% off those already lower prices by entering the code SAVE15NOV when you check out, sitewide, for a limited time.

Battle the cold

Heated Ice Scraper With Flashlight – $15.29 after coupon; originally $34

Ice scrapers are everyday portable items in some places, so you might as well raise the stakes with a scraper that plugs right into your vehicle lighter jack and helps melt away windshield ice while you scrape. It's even got a built-in flashlight for nighttime scraping.

Magnetic Car Snowshield: 2-Pack – $16.14 after coupon; originally $69

These magnetic snowshields eliminate the need for scraping by never letting ice hit your windshield in the first place. Using magnets for a secure fit, this 2-pack of durable, waterproof covers blanket your windshield and prevents snow from piling up. When you need to drive, just pull the cover, and all the snow comes with it.

Classic Magnetic iceScreen – $21.29 after coupon; originally $29

Constructed with military-grade double waterproof reinforced oxford polyester, this cover also sports gel-padded magnets and storm straps to keep it perfectly positioned to fend snow off your vehicle. There are even anti-theft wings with foam enders to make sure no one takes off with it.

Saltnets Snow and Ice Melting Mat – $33.99 after coupon; originally $49

Here's the doormat you don't have to keep shoveling off after each snowfall. The SaltNets mat releases a mix of proven, toxic-free melting agents that prevent snow from piling up on your doorstep. No electricity needed–it's safe, reusable, and hugely clever.

NoBendz Snow Shovel – $33.99 after coupon; originally $49

Gadgets are great, but there's nothing more essential in winter weather than a simple, sturdy shovel. This NoBendz also includes an adjustable-length shaft, and patent pending, ergonomic handles, making it the first snow shovel that lets you to stand totally upright while you shovel, relieving stress on your lower back that causes back pain and injuries.

Instant Reusable Handwarmers: 10-Pack – $15.29 after coupon; originally $25

Just drop one of these in your coat pockets for outdoor sporting events and long winter walks to stay warm wherever you go. When you insert the disc, the pouch instantly heats up. Just put them in boiling water, and they're ready to be reused. You can even keep one tucked into a lunch bag to keep your lunch warm. 

Glove up

Winter Touch 3-Finger Touchscreen Gloves – $12.74 after coupon; originally $44

Finally, gloves that will work with touchscreens! These lightweight, but thermal gloves combine 3-finger touchscreen capability with third-generation silicone non-slip palm grip to ensure your hands stay warm without interrupting your screen time.

Insulated Touchscreen Gloves – $18.66 after coupon; originally $49

In addition to facilitating your browsing, these stretch knit fabric gloves also feature an extra layer of Polar fleece to improve insulation. This fabric mimics the properties of skin, so they'll work on your touchscreen all the time, every time.

Cold-Weather Leather Gloves – $29.74 after coupon; originally $42

You can still dress to impress, even when it's freezing–so these dressy, yet toasty warm leather gloves are right in the sweet spot. With a polyester lining, a well-stitched design, and soft Nappa leather, these gloves also have a faux-fur liner and even a rubber wrist feature that insulates your hands from extreme cold and wind.

FNDN heated winterwear

Heated Unisex Gloves – $101.99 after coupon; originally $140

FNDN has carved out a niche with their outdoor clothing items that combine science and innovation to reach smart solutions. Their full range of heated gloves definitely fit that bill. First, the heated unisex gloves are thin enough to be worn as a liner, even though they're powered by compact 7V li-ion rechargeable batteries that give off warmth continuously for more than 4.5 hours. 

3.7V Heated Daily Gloves – $107.94 after coupon; originally $140

Meanwhile, the 3.7V heated daily gloves are designed to keep your hands warm during daily activities like dog-walking, yard work, and enjoying time outdoors. With FNDN's proprietary Radiant Core Heat technology, these gloves have a slight stretch to their shell material for a custom fit, along with a durable leather palm for added strength when needed.

7V Heated Windblocker SL Gloves – $114.74 after coupon; originally $150

These 7V heated windbreaker gloves were developed with a stainless threading heat element, allowing these sportswear gloves to give off even heating throughout the material with serious durability. Super thin, yet dexterous, with touchscreen-capable fingertips, gloves don't get much better than this.

Heated Performance Soft Shell Jacket – $186.99 after coupon; originally $250

If you want a jacket that combines the same principles, FNDN's heated performance soft shell jacket should make you very happy. Using FNDN's lightweight BEGO battery system, this jacket combines next-gen technical soft-shell fabric and carbon fiber heating elements to generate and trap heat across core body areas. It's breathable, flexible, durable, and gives you top-quality warmth and comfort during frigid temps. 

PRO 7V Heated Scarf – $89.24 after coupon; originally $140

Finally, the FNDN heated scarf completes the package. Powered by its own rechargeable 7V Li-ion battery, you can cycle through three different heat settings at the push of a button. The one-size-fits-all unisex scarf charges in about two hours to provide up to 4.5 hours of continuous heat for your exposed neck.


Caldo Heated Jacket – $67.99 after coupon; originally $249

Everybody loves a cool insulated puffer jacket. Made with flat zipper panels, stylish zipper pulls, and a detachable hood, this one also includes heating panels made of ultra-fine carbon fiber fully lining the back and collar for maximum warmth, while an advanced heat-trapping insulated layer and water-resistant material protect you from the elements.


Electric Heated Cotton Vest – $47.59 after coupon; originally $69

This heated vest from Mavigadget is run by intelligent heating technology with a built-in heating module, and distributes heat evenly throughout five heating zones across the front and back. If you have a bad back, this vest is very effective in delaying physiological pain, relieving waist pain, and reducing spinal disorders.

Radiant Bluetooth-Enabled Heated Vest – $144.49 after coupon; originally $199

Rocking bonded polyester softshell fleece with spandex for a stylish and athletic fit, this vest also includes a 3-level external silicone switch with Bluetooth capability, so the user can easily change heat settings across the vest's 4-zone heating system.


Volt Heated Scarf – $55.24 after coupon; originally $79

Wrap your neck in warmth as the patented Zero Layer Heat System in the Volt scarf radiates heat with three built-in control levels regulating the temperature. Charged through a USB-style connector, the 5V power bank that heats the scarf can also be used to charge a smartphone. How's that for versatility?

Sustain Sport Heated Scarf – $68.84 after coupon; originally $99

The secret to this heated sports scarf…is magnets. The embedded magnets let you put the scarf on and take it off in seconds, providing comfortable, constant warmth to your neck whenever you need it. It even has an instant heat feature that warms up in 15 seconds, and the anti-bacterial fabric adapts to sudden temperature drops.

Beanie Jam hats

Beanie Jam Bluetooth Knit Hat – $21.24 after coupon; originally $59

Beanie Jam Faux Fur Lined Bluetooth – $21.24 after coupon; originally $59

Wearable tech can still make a winter fashion statement with a Beanie Jam hat. Whether you go for the knit cap or the faux-fur lined beanie, each feature earphones inside the hat to pump out music or handle phone calls when connected wirelessly to your smartphone, all while your head stays toasty and warm. They come in a handful of fun colors and styles and can keep their charge for up to 10 hours.

Snuggle up

Voltheat Gen IV Heated Slippers – $93.49 after coupon; originally $149

Loaded up with fleece lining, Thinsulate insulation, and memory foam insoles, these heated slippers will keep your feet warm even during quick trips outside, thanks to the durable, yet lightweight EVA rubber outsole. The wireless remote lets you control the three temperature settings easily– there's even a zipper running up the side to make it easy to slide on and off.

Serta Microfleece Electric Heated Warming Blanket – $93.49 after coupon; originally $149

There's nothing cozier than curling up under a warm electric blanket. This super soft Serta blanket, constructed with ultra-thin wires for added comfort, includes an easy-to-use controller with personalized heat settings so you can set it up just the way you like. It's even machine-washable and dryer-safe.

Space heaters

Insta Heater 600W Plug-In Wall Heater – $21.24 after coupon; originally $36

Using powerful thermal flow technology, this wall heater circulates heat efficiently through any chilly room. Lightweight and portable, you can move it easily from room to room, plug it into any three-pronged outlet, and enjoy the warmth in minutes.

Plug N' Heat Personal Space Heater – $28.04 after coupon; originally $79

This personal space heater has a 2-speed fan and rotates a full 360 degrees, so you can fill the entire room with heat. It's also easily programmable, thanks to the built-in constant temperature control and 1 to 12-hour timer settings. 

Cool-to-Touch Digi Heater – $29.74 after coupon; originally $69

With 250 watts of energy-smart heating power, you can bring any room to a perfect temperature almost immediately. The temperature is displayed digitally, and the heater stays cool to the touch while it works its magic, which means there is no chance of anyone touching it and getting burnt, ever. 

iPM Q9 1,000W Space Heater – $50.96 after coupon; originally $99

If you don't have a fireplace, this space heater designed with a real wood-burning flame effect is the next best thing. You can either set the adjustable thermostat to kick on when you need it, or just call on the remote control to fire up your heating control. It's also free-standing, so you can put it virtually anywhere.

Egloo All-in-1 Oil Diffuser, Humidifier and Space Heater – $135.96 after coupon; originally $180

This Egloo provides a unique and innovative way to warm you up. Utilizing the heat-retaining properties of terracotta, and high-quality, smoke-free candles, Egloo provides your home with clean-burning, energy-saving, localized heat. Meanwhile, the heat transforms water into mist to humidify the air, while a few drops of essential oil in the water add a clean, fresh, pleasant aroma to the entire room.

Use coupon code SAV15NOV at checkout to save on all of these items, as well as other products site-wide, for a limited time. Don't miss out on these winter essentials!

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