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<p>I am a “cold” person.  I much prefer my house cold than hot. While I loathe cold weather sports and can spend hours at the beach (with a breeze and umbrella) I thought I much preferred to be a little cold and then to be hot.</p>
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<p>To me if I am cold/chilly at home I can add a layer. If am hot there is not much I can do. In the winter we keep our house at 60-62 during the day and even lower at bed time. I love my LL Bean “wicked good” mocs to keep my feet warm, and usually have a sweatshirt or polar fleece pullover on when I am home. Our son runs hot so 90% of the time he’s running around  barefoot  wearing nothing but boxers and a t-shirt. My husband sometimes complains of the cold but that is usually when he doesn’t have *<strong>his</strong>* mocs on, LOL.</p>
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<p>My only exception is bed time. In the winter I can’t stand a cold bed! We use flannel sheets and down comforters so once it warms up it so nice and cozy! But when I first get in, yikes!</p>
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<p>I have always hated electric blankets.  The blanket material is gross, they are lumpy.  So I was at the store and they had these 100% cotton electric mattress pads. How long have these been around????  Why did I not know about them???  I bought one this past weekend and HEAVEN!! I turn it on an hour before I go bed and when I slip in it is so toasty warm, even hot. And actually for last couple of days I have been going up early just to get under the covers and read.  Bliss!</p>
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<p>So this "cold" person now thinks she has been kidding herself and really wants to be warm all the time!</p>
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<p>What about you?</p>
 

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<p>Definitely warm.  I hate winter, I hate being cold.  Although I usually have to run my heater at work during the summer because they have it way too cold in here.  Our house is 70 in the winter, day and night.  I see no reason to be cold and suffer.  Dh's definitely a hot person, ds1 is cold and ds2 is hot. </p>
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<p>We have fleece sheets.  They're amazing.  There isn't any of that cold sheet feeling when you first get it. </p>
 

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Warm!<br><br>
I like the changing seasons which is how I justify moving back to the Midwest from tropical South America but I still prefer summer and warmth. I also get cold really easily, so I end up bringing layers everywhere! <img alt="cold.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/cold.gif"> I do like how cold weather can end up helping you feel cozy, like taking a hot bath or drinking hot drinks...that's a great kind of warm. I like hot weather but HATE air conditioning. That's a feeling I can't stand!
 

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<p>i grew up in a warm place. </p>
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<p>i looooooooove warm. </p>
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<p>i hate the bulky clothes of winter. i hate shoes so i still wear open toes even at freezing point which we have already had a few times where i am. </p>
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<p>however i will say i have grown to love winter. (sunny california so not much winter as elsewhere) </p>
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<p>i love the outdoors in winter. even when there's a light rain. i love the briskness and dews on bare trees. </p>
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<p>i hate heaters (if i am not careful i get a lot of nosebleeds due to the dry air) and air conditioners in summer. i bundle at home and turn the heat on if dd complains. </p>
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<p>i have the rice leg warmer. warm it in the microwave for a minute and then need it round my feet. </p>
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<p>I don't know. I've lived in the desert and learned to adjust and enjoy it. I just used the AC, swam in the summer to cool off and avoided going out when it's the hottest part of the day. But I love the snow, using a wood stove, the rain and changing seasons. Now I live in the south with a gulf coast climate. While I hate being sticky, I love the pulse of the air in the humid summer and the summer showers, the sounds of the green tree frogs and the spanish moss. I do miss having snow though and I sorta wished I lived in Minnesota because you get great winters but also nice warm summers.</p>
 

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Typical Florida girl. I hate sweaters, long sleeves and socks. I actually had freezing cold tears running down my face once during my first winter in NY. It was so cold outside that I was in some sort of weird pain (and I was wearing all the weather appropriate gear). I love warm rain showers and 90+ degree temps.<br><br>
I like it to be about 80F inside my home with ceiling fans keeping the air moving - day and night.<br><br>
If there really is a type, I'm definitely in with the warm weather crowd.
 

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<p>My preference is for the air to be between 65 and 70 and I wear a couple of layers because I feel fairly chilly at those temperatures.  When our house is in the 50's I wear many many layers.  My youngest seems to have my body temperature because she's cold to the touch on her entire body at 70 degrees with fleece clothes on.  My oldest daughter is like my husband and they run around in their underwear when the house is in the 40's.  Crazy people.</p>
 

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<p>Cold!!</p>
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<p>I can't cope with the cold if I'm very over-tired, but I can never cope with the heat. I hate being too hot. I do like a warm, cozy bed, but if it's too hot, then I can't sleep. Heat just makes me feel icky. If it's too cold, then it's not pleasant, but my comfort zone is much lower temp than most people I know. (And, even in bed - dh will often have the sheet, comforter and wool blanket up to his chin, while I have the sheet up to my chin, and the comforter near my armpits, and I'm shoving the comforter further down, while he's saying he's still too cold!)</p>
 

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<p>i am a warm person in fact we don't even own an AC</p>
 

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<p>I am a warm person, we don't own an a/c just fans.  Winter and snow has it's place....it's called the month of December so I can get in the Christmas spirit!! As a kid I loved winter as I spent nearly everyday on our homemade rink or skiing in the fields (I grew up on a farm|).  By far though, I love summer!  Hot/humid all good by me!</p>
 

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<p>Since I am *always* cold, I would say "warm" person.  I sleep, literally, with 8 heavy blankets folded in half over me while DH has 1 blanket.  I wear 2 pairs of socks (1 wool and 1 fleece) starting in Nov.  I don't like when it gets super sticky hot, but I'd rather it be warmer than colder.  Plus I hate dry winter air.</p>
 

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<p>I like being warm.  I hate winter. :p</p>
 

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I'd much rather be hot than cold. I keep the heat set at 70-72, and dislike cold and snow. I love summer and warm tropical places. I'd prefer to be at the beach over skiing.
 

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<p>I detest being cold!!!!  </p>
 

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<p>I hate hate hate the heat! I'm not a fan of truly frigid conditions, but I don't mind being chilly. When it's hot, there's little I can do to cool off but when I'm cold, I can easily add layers and blankets. I can only take of so much clothing when I'm hot...even less if I plan on leaving my house!! I get really cranky when I'm too hot and I'm generally miserable from late May to September.</p>
<p>I love the warm snuggly feeling of blankets and wool socks in the winter though. I like being cozy under my down comforter with cool air on the other side of the blanket.</p>
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<p>My fiance, on the other hand, is a total warm person. He hates being cold but almost never feels too hot in the summer. Poor guy barely weighs 120lbs and has no fat to insulate him so he's in long-johns for 8 months out of the year!</p>
 

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<p>My DH throws his hands up because I get so cold and I hate being cold, but when I think of vacations I think of Baltic Cruises, entering the Arctic Circle, pre-Palin Alaska, etc and I don't care for the Caribbean, can't stand the beach, etc.  We live in Northern New England so it's cold, but I just luv luv luv cozy sweaters, hangin' by the fire, when the sun goes down at 4:30pm, cocoa, oatmeal, snow, Ethan Frome, red wine buzzes, Christmas.  I think it's because I have a cold soul that likes to be warmed up.</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>sosurreal09</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1285666/are-you-a-cold-or-warm-type-of-person#post_16119545"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>i am a warm person in fact we don't even own an AC</p>
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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>lonegirl</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1285666/are-you-a-cold-or-warm-type-of-person#post_16119559"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>I am a warm person, we don't own an a/c just fans.  Winter and snow has it's place....it's called the month of December so I can get in the Christmas spirit!! As a kid I loved winter as I spent nearly everyday on our homemade rink or skiing in the fields (I grew up on a farm|).  By far though, I love summer!  Hot/humid all good by me!</p>
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Both of you live up north, how hot is in summer there? Because when I lived in the desert it was normal to have summer highs of 115 F + and overnights in the 90s. Yes we used AC.</p>
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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>AnalogWife</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1285666/are-you-a-cold-or-warm-type-of-person#post_16119731"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>My DH throws his hands up because I get so cold and I hate being cold, but when I think of vacations I think of Baltic Cruises, entering the Arctic Circle, pre-Palin Alaska, etc and I don't care for the Caribbean, can't stand the beach, etc.  We live in Northern New England so it's cold, but I just luv luv luv cozy sweaters, hangin' by the fire, when the sun goes down at 4:30pm, cocoa, oatmeal, snow, Ethan Frome, red wine buzzes, Christmas.  I think it's because I have a cold soul that likes to be warmed up.</p>
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<p>Palin has somehow changed the temps in Alaska? I'm confused by your comment.<br>
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<p>I love to keep my house on the chilly side, around 65F in the day and 60F at night during colder months.  I hate hate hate being warm.  I'd much rather dress in layers and pile blankets on.  :)   I'm usually miserable all summer since I try to keep it around 75F during the day, and even that feels sweltering to me.  I <img alt="stillheart.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/stillheart.gif"> <img alt="cold.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/cold.gif">; it makes me <img alt="joy.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif">!!!!</p>
 

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<p> COLD! I love winter. I love snow and ice and hauling firewood (usually!). I love thick cozy sweaters and down throw blankets. I love shoveling snow. I love cooking on my woodstove. I was a miserable beast much of this summer because it was the hottest summer we've had since buying our land 10 years ago. (It even broke 90 degrees a few times! That's really hot for this area.) I remember being little in August in PA and being hot and cranky and counting the hours until school started because I could not wait to have something to do other than try not to sweat. Now that I live in Maine I am thankful every night of the summer that the temps drop into the 60s or 70s--and sometimes 50s--each night. Sleeping when it's in the 70s is not as comfortable for me, but it's doable. No one has AC around here; it's just not at all neccessary.</p>
 
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