For some, the winter season represents celebrations, family, food and fun. For those who suffer from Seasonal Assertive Disorder, this time of year epitomizes boredom, cabin fever, anxiety and depression.
Talk about wrong way Mike! Everybody else is escaping the extra harsh cold in the north-eastern United State by flying south to the Caribbean, so how come I'm flying north to deepest Greenland in the depths of winter?
Snuggle in. Winter is such a good time for getting cozy and cuddly. Life is made up of small rituals and simple pleasures. This winter I made of point of buying a few throw blankets and placed a large basket under our side table in the living room.
Tubing has become a winter phenomenon in its own right, with resorts dedicating ample mountainside real estate to the pastime. From 1,000-foot-long runs to a custom-built snow tube jump, air time is practically guaranteed at these five thrilling snow tubing spots.
Throughout the northern hemisphere, teams of ice and snow sculpture artists from around the world come together to compete in sculpting events with the resulting artworks put on display for the rest of us to enjoy.
This winter has been brutal. I'm not talking about the freezing-your-buns-off, slipping-and-sliding-on-the-sidewalks, snow-up-to-your-armpits kind of brutal. I'm referring to enduring repeated school cancellations due to cold air and slippery streets.
It might be a little chilly outside, but that doesn't mean it's time to keep your travel fun indoors. There's no better way to fit in some winter fun than with a frozen pond and some worn-in ice skates.
I hate winter, and not just because it's cold. I hate it because there are limited things to do with my daughter -- and they tend to be expensive. Luckily, in my search for cheaper options, I've unearthed a ton of ideas that cost nothing at all!