A Break From Cold News: Kids Winter Gear Sales Sizzle

bird hatThe record cold snaps and snow piles have done a number on our spirits, but they've absolutely decimated our closets. All those hats and gloves we stocked up on in the fall for our toddlers seem to be missing. Or, if your house looks anything like mine, there's one glove per pair, and possibly a hat that does not match any of said gloves.

The bad news is you've got two more months of winter, and no groundhog is going to make that go away. The good news? Bring on the sale prices to stock back up!


How do you top the cuteness of your kid's face? With a crocheted animal hat from the San Diego Hat Company -- which happen to be $12.99 this week (originally $36) at Zulily. Sale good through Tuesday, Febuary 8, at 6 a.m. PST.

alpine gloves

Your little monkey will be ready for all kinds of weather with alpine gloves from Appaman, priced at a cool $16 (from $31).chapka hat

Keep it all covered with a Chapka Hat from 7 a.m. Enfant, on sale for $22.40 at Black Wagon. Soft fleece lines the inside, and the flaps will keep the wind from whistling through those ears. Bonus: it's machine washable!

patagonia hat

What's the easiest way to keep track of your tot in a snowy backyard? Plop a bright colored hat on him like this pretty plaid pick from Patagonia -- on sale for $14.90 (55 percent off) at Nordstrom.

polarn o pyret

A lost mitten stands out in the snow when it's a flaming orange, and these check print mittens from Swedish clothier Polarn O. Pyret have an easy on/easy off zippered side that will make for a quick clothing change when they come inside from a busy snowball fight and have to hop on the potty! The pair's on sale for $24.50 (normally $35).

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