11 Ways to Pass Time During a Snowstorm

For those in the Western United States, this winter has been an easy one. With average highs of 40 degrees in February, snow has been a rarity. But for the other half of the country, this has been a little more chilly than usual; it has had people trapped in their homes for days on end. So for those who aren’t enjoying the warmer weather, here are some ideas to keep you entertained during the winter storms.

  1. Keep This Youtube Video on Repeat

If you can’t be at the beach, bring the beach to you.


  1. Movie Marathon

You know those days that you want to cuddle up and have a movie marathon? Now you have an excuse to do so. This is a compiled list of the Top 10 Snowstorm-related Movies; these are must watches for a blizzard kind of day.

  1. Find a Cuddle Buddy

Some New York Residents were feeling cooped up and desperate for a “Blizzard Bae,”  so obviously they resorted to Craigslist to find their snuggle partner. Read this article to see what this guy did during a blizzard.

  1. Exercise

You don’t have to feel stir crazy while snowed in. Get some energy out with these Top 25 Best Home Workouts! Don’t worry, baking is included later in the list.

  1. Clean Out Your Closet

Get a jump on some spring cleaning! You will feel so refreshed after clearing out your closet and making space for some new items.

  1. Make Snow Cones

Take advantage of the freshly fallen snow. Make this super easy 3 ingredient snow cone recipe. P.S., one ingredient is water and one is snow.

  1. Throw Hot Water in the Air

Seriously. Throw hot water in the air outside and watch what it does here. Careful, don’t burn yourself. Definitely entertaining!

  1. Drink a Lot of Hot Chocolate

Creamy hot cocoa? Yes please. Recipe here.

  1. Bake

YUM. How could this not be included on a snow day? Master those Paula Deen cinnamon rolls that you’ve been wanting to impress everyone with.


  1. Back Up Old Photos

Take that spare time you have and go through some old pictures and get them backed up. Scan them in and get your photos organized. You’ll be so happy you did.

  1. Embrace the Snow!

Go outside and do those fun snow activities: sled, build a snowman, snowball fight, or make a snow angel. Just make sure you keep warm. And be sure to stock up on ice melt from Polar Ice Melt to help keep the ice off your driveways and sidewalks. Happy Blizzarding!

Randy from a Christmas Story embracing the snow