In the early days, before we had electric heaters and forced air, people had to get creative to stay warm in their homes. It was not only important because they wanted to stay comfortable, but they wanted to prevent congestion and getting the flu. At that time getting the flu could be deadly, after all.
Many of us have heard about the bedpan which was a device used to fill with hot coals and placed between bed sheets to make the bed cozy warm before a person went to bed. Today you can still see the hot bedpan in old homes near the hearth and it's quite a site to see!
There are other ways men and women stayed warm during the cold months and some were practical and some were just downright bizarre. It's not always an easy task to keep a large home warm, so our ancestors had to be creative. Many of their methods can help us on our bug out journeys today, so pay attention!
After the break, continue to learn about some of the methods our ancestors used to keep from freezing!
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