12 Activities You MUST DO This Winter
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12 Activities You MUST DO This Winter

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12 Activities You MUST DO This Winter

It can be easy for us to get down during the winter. The harsh weather and the bitter cold can put a damper on life. Here are some fun things to do this winter that can make it a little better!

1. Buy an expensive gift for yourself.

When the holidays come around, so do the sales. Save big on an item you've been wanting all year! Whether it's a piece of jewelry or a new car, splurge on at least one gift for yourself.

2. Make your own wreath.

Wreaths are simple decorations that can add to your holiday spirit. There are a bunch of ways to personalize a wreath, and any DIY project is worthwhile.

3. Only listen to holiday music.

Any holiday music is probably the best way to get ready for this time of year. Sing along, dance, and hang up ornaments while listening!

4. Purchase a cozy sweater (preferably ugly).

Even if you don't have an Ugly Christmas Sweater party to attend, just buy one anyway. They're great conversation starters and, if they're warm, it's the best of both worlds.

5. Donate a toy or gift to charity.

The holidays can sometimes be mistaken as a time for receiving, but it can also be a time for giving! There are a lot of children and families who are not fortunate enough to provide for each other. So donate!

6. Hang up festive lights.

The spectacle of lights is mesmerizing, and in some states, there are neighborhoods that devote their time to creating an entire light show! It's a great event to go to with family and friends.

7. Attend an ice festival.

Ice festivals are becoming more popular, and it can be amazing to watch how one person can be so artistic with ice. They sometimes carve the ice into characters or animals.

8. Sit by a fire.

After shivering at the ice festival, curl up next to a fire with a cup of hot chocolate. I'm convinced that there is no better feeling.

9. Take a photoshoot.

The snow is a great setting for a holiday photoshoot. If you need a new profile picture for Facebook, now's the time to get it done.

10. Build a unique snowman.

Look back into the past and remember how fun it was to build a snowman. Embrace the kid in you and build that thing!

11. Bake holiday cookies.

There are so many holiday desserts to choose from. Baking cookies and being able to eat them afterward is so rewarding. Look up your favorite recipe and pop them in the oven.

12. Spend time with family and friends.

Being together for Christmas is one of the best parts. So many of these activities can be done with family and friends, and if you do all of these, refer back to the perfect "Elf" GIF for more!

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