We humans tend to focus on the negative before the positive, and that goes for everything from waking up in the morning to the weather forecast. And when it snows, we often complain and want to be everywhere and anywhere else. But why not find joy in these white, wintery days? Scroll down to read more about 3 ways to have a fun snowy day.

Having a fun snow day doesn’t mean you have to become a professional skier overnight, or love the feeling of being cold. (Who does, to be honest?) But snow days do make for fun opportunities like these:

Bundle up and build a snowman. This might sound super childish, but once you pull on your puffy jacket and wooly mittens, you’re one step closer to playing in the snow with child-like abandon. It’s probably been years since you’ve tried to build a snowman, or a snow fort, or had a snowball fight.

And chances are, you’ll enjoy a nice workout in a crisp, bright setting. What’s more, it will make coming back inside so much more cozy and perfect.

Staying inside is a perfectly acceptable way to have a fun snow day, too. In fact, there’s no better time than now to turn on your oven and bake up your favorite treats or dinner. While the snow is falling, enjoy the smell of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. What could be better than that?

And if you’re itching to get out, turn your cabin fever into a productive tidying session. It gives you a real sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. Plus, instead of looking at home as somewhere you’re “stuck” inside of, you can appreciate it so much more.

Eating according to the season is a great way to stay healthy and obtain essential nutrients that your body needs. And even though many of us are craving carbohydrate-heavy comfort foods, there’s one sweet that we can welcome with open arms: the sweet potato And here are three yummy ways to cook and enjoy this humble spud. Treat yourself to these 3 sweet potato dishes.

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