If you have to have wood for the fireplace or the wood stove, it might as well look great and be moveable ! Great idea. winter time by the style files, via Flickr
Original Blue Dawn - SIDEWALK DE-ICER: For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks.