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Spring has officially sprung according to our calendars, but Old Man Winter’s refusal to leave has many of us still shivering in our britches. The drawn-out cold weather has probably also taken a toll on your wallet, with money flying out every time you crank up your thermostat. Instead of using up all that expensive energy, why not try some DIY ways to stay warm that won’t break the bank? Whether it’s creating your own 5-minute heater, using a knitting hack to fix up your own chunky blanket, or insulating your house with little to no effort, check out Hometalk’s clipboard of easy DIY ways to stay warm without touching the thermostat!