Phil, Willie, Chuck and Sam—no, they’re not the latest boy band, but a group of shadow-fearing groundhogs that have sealed our fate and “predicted” another six weeks of winter. If you’re dreading the thought of six more weeks with Jack Frost, you’re not alone. But don’t worry—we’ve got a few tips that will help you make it through ‘til spring.
Top 5 Winter Blah Busters
5. Five-minute manicure
Tired of the drab winter palette? Enjoy a sneak preview of spring with a little flash of colour on your nails—guaranteed to brighten your day!
4. Feel-good eats
Nothing will warm up your family quite like a bowl of piping hot tomato soup and snowman-shaped grilled cheese sandwiches. Simple and delicious, it’s a great post-tobogganing meal!
3. Stroll down memory lane
If you find yourself in a winter-induced funk, get the family together for a fun weekend scrapbooking project. Looking back on good times is sure to lift your spirits.
2. Heat things up between the sheets
Snow? What snow? Enjoy some time alone and forget about the world outside.
1. Hit the road
If you can’t stand another day of snow and frigid temperatures, it might be time to devise an escape plan. Last-minute vacations are a great option, especially for the budget-minded traveller.
And, if all else fails, we find that laughter will do the trick: