by Brett Leveridge
Winter may not be everyone's cup of tea, but it offers some rewards that no other season can boast. What's your favorite thing about winter? Brewing up some delicious hot chocolate? Wearing mittens? Popping corn in the fireplace? Enjoy our favorite wintry pleasures and share your favorites with us in the comments below.—Brett Leveridge
Is there a better way to warm up on a frosty day? If there is, we've not discovered it.
There's no better way to release a little energy (and have a few laughs) on a snowy day.
Frigid temps make for a perfect opportunity to spend some quality time indoors with those you love.
There's a reason this is the classic way to enjoy a snowy day with the kids. Don't forget the corncob pipe!
These fingerless gloves are the simplest of pleasures, but there's something endless charming about them. They are a reminder of childhood and of winters gone by.
Making snow angels allows even the least creative among us to leave an artistic offering on a snowy landscape. Plus, they're fun to make!
This is a fun snack to make with kids, and it's a healthy treat, too (and if you don't have a fireplace, an old-fashioned popper or even a covered pan on the stove will do the trick).
Photograph courtesy Alyssa Janco, creator of the blog A Study in Sweet.
Whether you're a whiz on the ice or a beginner who scoots along with care, trying not to fall, an afternoon of ice skating is an activity the whole family can enjoy.
There's nothing like the glow of a full moon on a bed of freshly fallen snow.
These sparkly spikes transform an average home into a fairytale cottage.
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