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Snow Day Essentials

Play in the cold and then warm up inside with tips from

Since we’re expecting more snow here this weekend, I wanted to share my essentials for a snow day. Of course there are a few things you need to really enjoy a good snow day: something for playing in the snow, and a few things to warm up with after you’ve enjoyed your time outside.

I gathered up a few fun toys for your time in the snow. From snowman kits to a classic sled, there’s a little something for everyone.

Snow Toys

16 piece Snowman Kit on Amazon

Snowman Kit

Inflatable Flamingo Snow Tube on Amazon

Inflatable Flamingo Snow Tube


Inflatable Penguin Snow Tube on Amazon

Inflatable Penguin Snow Tube


Plastic Snow Toboggan on Amazon

Snow Toboggan


Steel & Wood Steering Snow

Traditional Sled


Flexible Flyer Metal Snow Saucer Disc

Classic Snow Saucer


Once your done with the snow, you’ll need to warm up. A few items to help you get cozy:

A great mug for cocoa

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Zizou Mug


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Arendelle Mug


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Watercolor Stoneware Mug


A snow day calls for hot cocoa, so I thought I would share my recipe. I mention using dark cocoa powder, but regular is fine to use if that’s what you have on hand.


Hot Cocoa

Servings 1


  • 8 oz milk
  • 2 tbsp dark cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • assorted toppings optional


  1. Heat milk in a saucepan over medium low heat. 

  2. Add in sugar, cocoa, and salt and stir with a whisk until the cocoa dissolves and the milk becomes frothy.

  3. Remove from heat and add in vanilla. 

  4. Pour into a mug and top with marshmallows and/or whipped cream. Caramel sauce, chocolate shavings, or crushed candy cane make great toppings, too.


A good book to curl up with

Find my most recent book list here.

A few in my next line up to read:

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Mansfield Park


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All the Light We Cannot See


Fluffy Slippers

Faux-Suede Sherpa-Lined Moccasin Slippers

Sherpa-lined Moccasin Slippers 


Metallic Gold Lodge Moccasins

Metallic Gold Lodge Moccasins



Fuzzy Backless Slippers


Cozy Blankets


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Sweater Knit Blanket


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Soft Plaid Throw Blanket

Solid Faux Mohair Oversized Throw

Faux Mohair Oversized Throw


Sherpa & Mink Heated Throw Blanket



Louis prefers to spend his time curled up in bed.

Do you enjoy a snow day? Or are you counting down the days to Spring?

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