Last night I looked at the weather app on my phone and saw the first snowflakes of the season — an 80 percent chance of flurries. As the Starks say, "Winter Is Coming." I have to start making some plans. I need to find a company to plow my very long, steep driveway. I need to pick up a few extra pairs of gloves because my kids are constantly losing them. I need to think of some activities to do with kids on a snow day, because, 'round these parts, snow days are an accepted fact of life.
But hey, it's OK: snow days are awesome. Like... so unbelievably awesome. What could be better than emailing your boss at 6:45 a.m. to say you can't come into work because someone has to stay home with your children, and then spending all day long at home entertaining them with no substantial notice that this, for better or worse and regardless of your plans, is how you were going to be spending your day? I certainly can't think of anything! LOL! Snow days! So magical. So awesome.
So what are the activities that will best allow you to take advantage of this blessed gift from the weather gods? The possibilities are endless, but here are a few to get your creative juices flowing: