How to be Entertained During a Blizzard
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How to be Entertained During a Blizzard

12 ways to stay sane when you're snowed in.

How to be Entertained During a Blizzard

The Blizzard of 2016 hit, and I was right in the middle of it, 45 minutes outside of Washington D.C. My house is surrounded by about 3 feet of snow, so, needless to say, I'm not going anywhere for a few days. In order to keep my sanity while I'm snowed in, I've done my best to keep myself entertained. Here are some ways to keep yourself entertained the next time you're snowed in.

1. Netflix

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If you've been dying to binge watch a new netflix series, then now is the perfect time.

2. Check storm updates

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Keep yourself updated about the latest about the storm is important, especially if you plan on going outside.

3. Video Games

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Whether it's your old gameboy or xbox one, video games are a great way to find some excitement.

4. Board or Card Games

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Board and card games are a great way to have family fun while snowed in and are especially useful for entertainment if the power in your house is out.

5. Read a book

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Reading is always a great source of not only entertainment, but learning as well. Opening a book cover is like opening a door to another world.

6. Mattress surfing

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Beware that this might not be the safest way to have fun, but it can be a way to get the excitement going if you're catching some cabin fever.


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Break out the tunes and your best dance moves. Whether its a party of one or of ten, dancing is always a way to be let your stress go and get your body moving.

8. Create a blanket fort

Blanket forts are something a lot of people can fondly recall from their childhood, so why leave them in the past? Get some chairs, blankets and a helping hand and you are ready to build.

9. Bake

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Break out that dusty cook book or look online to find some recipes you can make work with what you have in your house.

10. Spend time with your furry friends

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If you've got a pet at home with you, cherish all that time you have with them thanks to the snow.

11. Play in the snow

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As long as it's safe to go outside, get out there and build your best snow forts, igloos, snow men, and snow balls to channel your inner child.

12. Hot chocolate

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Once you get back inside from the cold, hot chocolate is the perfect and classic beverage to warm you up and make your tastebuds smile.

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