11 Things To Do On A Rainy Day
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11 Things To Do On A Rainy Day

Staying in doesn't have to suck.

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11 Things To Do On A Rainy Day
Michelle Clark

Rainy days suck – or do they?

No, they definitely suck. They’re cold, they’re wet and they make you want to crawl back into bed and not come back out until the sun does. But there are ways to make the best of them, and many of them can be quite relaxing.

1. Binge-watch Netflix

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Might as well catch up on that one show your friends are talking about.

2. Catch up on sleep

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Sleep may be for the weak, but it sure feels good to rest.

3. Cook a nice meal

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A rainy day is a great opportunity to try out that new recipe you saw on Delish or Tasty — assuming you already have the ingredients.

4. Play video games

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Immerse yourself in a solo adventure or challenge your friends to a game of "Mario Kart" or "Smash Bros."

5. Tidy the house

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Maybe not as fun, but hey — some people find cleaning to be relaxing. A clean house can make anyone feel better.

6. Go shopping online

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Looking for something to wear to your friend's party? Found nothing at the mall? Might as well try browsing online.

7. Blog

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Blogging is a great way to either offer insight on a topic you're interested/well-versed in or to get some feelings off your chest.

8. Exercise

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You don't need those big machines from the gym to work out. You can still lift weights or do some crunches.

9. Craft

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Pick something from your Pinterest board and see what you can do.

10. Skype with your friends

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Maybe you haven't seen them in awhile. They might be just as bored as you are.

11. Read

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Nothing beats curling up with a good book.

Even if you don’t want to go outside, rainy days can still be relaxing and even peaceful. You just need to find something that you can get lost in.

What do you like to do on rainy days? What about in the house in general? Tell us in the comments!

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