The early bird gets the worm...

As the days move into the fun fall and winter seasons ahead of us, prepping for colder weather sooner- rather than later- can pay off! 

That way, when cooler winds and snow arrive, you won’t be caught off guard. Outdoor nature play during fall and winter can continue without missing a beat! 

When it comes to outdoor gear and health products for the winter season, quality is a necessity. Check out some excellent brand recommendations at the bottom. 

Here’s a winter prep checklist to remind you of some essential gear you may want to have on hand and some go-to remedies in case of the sniffles! 

A winter prep checklist of items to wear and have in medicine cabinet
Mercurii Baby​​

Winter Prep Brands To Shop

Bogs Footwear:

•100% waterproof rain and snow boots tested and approved for the coldest winter weather! 

•BLOOM eco-friendly, algae-based EVA footbed that helps clean polluted water habitats

•Not to mention, they have SUPER cute designs for the whole family. 

Child in snow gear walking in snow with birds flying behind them

Oakiwear Children’s Adventure Gear:

•Nothing better than waterproof rain pants for wet and muddy weather that allows a child to explore nature while keeping their clothes underneath dry and clean! 

• Merino wool socks to keep those toes nice and warm!

•Beanies, umbrellas, and gloves!

A child in snow gear walking through the snow at high altitudes


•An at-home or on-the-go nasal aspirator to help clear winter-time stuffy noses.

•Safe, quiet, adjustable suction power, and easy to clean!

•Fun design encourages kids with runny noses to allow a helpful hand.

Nosiboo nasal aspirators, pink, green, and blue

Mullein Garlic Oil:

•All-natural kid-safe herbs to boost their immune system and support the fight against ear infections!

•Garlic, Mullein, St. John’s Wort, and Calendula

•For ages one and up, external use only


A bottle of kids mullein garlic oil by Herb Pharm

Mercurii Baby Set of Three Large Muslin Blankets

•100% Organic Cotton Muslin Baby Blanket

•Cuddle up under soft and non-toxic blankets for the whole family!

•Colors available: Storm, Dusty Rose, and Unbleached Undyed

•Choose all three colors, or get your whole set in one color!

A stack of folded cotton muslin blankets

Mercurii Baby Organic Cotton Onesie and Blanket Set

•Know someone expecting a baby? Christmas is just around the corner! 

•Set comes in eco-friendly pink or blue/dark gray.

•Naturally hypoallergenic onesie sizes 0-12 months.

A pink hanging cotton muslin blanket and pink baby onesie on a hanger

If you have any other items to add to the winter prep checklist, you can leave a comment here or join in on our Instagram post! 

September 26, 2022 — Cassi Donegan

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