What to LOVE about WINTER!

Hi all!  Winter will be here next week!  I don’t know about your part of the world, but winter is already in full swing in Hamilton, Ontario!  We are covered in snow!

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Now, let’s face it,  many of us don’t want to deal with the cold temperatures, snow, slush and full darkness at 5pm… You need to read this Open Letter to Chicago Winter – this one made me chuckle in its total honesty;)

Despite it all – I decided to look at the positive side of things, and have prepared a little list of  things I LOVE about winter!

What I love about winter…

  • Looking out the window with my boys and watching their happy faces as they cheerfully yell “snow, snow!”.  Yup, seeing the world through their eyes sure helps!
  • Dominick’s birthday!  He was born in the biggest snowstorm of 2007.  Needless to say, he loves all things winter!  And that makes me love winter too:)
  • The feeling of knowing it’s freezing outside while I’m cozy and comfy in my warm bed:)  The best!

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  • Friday night movie and pizza night in front of the the fireplace!  And lots of snuggles.  LOVE!
  • My mom’s rosół – Polish chicken noodle soup.  Absolutely nothing better on a cold day!

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  • Christmas lights, twinkles and Christmas trees everywhere!  I love taking the boys to see the Festival of Lights in our area (including the beautiful Niagara Falls lights!)
  • Decorating the house, listening to Christmas carols, sending and receiving Christmas cards….generally preparing for the beautiful season.  So special!
  •  Skating!
  • Sledding down a hill!
  • Baking cookies!  Mmmm…
  • Going to see shows, plays and concerts!

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  • Warm socks….better yet – reading socks (see Christmas shopping ideas!) and a good book on a cold day!!  Life can be SO simple and beautiful;)
  • Winter hats!  The cutest:)

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What’s on your list?  I’m sure you can add SO many things!  Do share!

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8 thoughts on “What to LOVE about WINTER!

  1. Don’t laugh, but I love a freshly shovelled driveway, when you were the first on the street… weird I know. In all seriousness though, ours is our yearly show at the Elgin Theatre on Toronto. Get’s us in the right spirit.

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  2. Boys look awesome 💙💙💙
    There is no much that I like about the winter…Brrrrryyyy.
    However, you need to try Twinnings “Winter Spice” herbal tea. 😉

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