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Ideas for surviving snowy days in Spring

Snow sticks to a tree.
Snow sticks to a tree.
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March is generally celebrated in Kansas City due to the idea of spring coming soon. This year, March was accompanied by another snow storm. Some schools and business will undoubtedly be closed for yet another snow day. With cabin fever likely setting in for some people, here are some helpful ideas that you can pursue to alleviate any boredom.

Play a game
Play a game Jesse Holt

Play a game

Open up the old game closet and find yourself an old puzzle or game that you haven't played in a while.  As most people realized, Monopoly is a game that can definitely take the full day and give you plenty to stay busy with.

Bake an ample supply of snacks
Bake an ample supply of snacks Jesse Holt

Bake an ample supply of snacks

Some comfort food might be in order.  A fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies could be just the thing to lighten the mood during a day such as this.

Read a book
Read a book Jesse Holt

Read a book

Feel free to crack open a favorite book and read the day away underneath a warm blanket. Readers may also choose to catch up on the New York Times Best Sellers' List to see what they've been missing.

Catch an old favorite on Netflix
Catch an old favorite on Netflix Jesse Holt

Catch an old favorite on Netflix

Once you get tired of viewing the endless weather reports on television, give Netflix a try.  Rediscover a favorite television show such as Friday Night Lights, Lost, or Chuck.  You can also find many movies.  Parents may want to take the opportunity to share some Disney classics with their children.

Time for Spring cleaning
Time for Spring cleaning Jesse Holt

Time for Spring cleaning

This may not be the most universally loved approach but take the opportunity to engage in a little spring cleaning.  Everyone loves that feeling of getting chores done before engaging in some much needed relaxation.

Clean off the snow
Clean off the snow Jesse Holt

Clean off the snow

Don't forget to step outside and clean off your driveway or car.  While this may not be the  most enviable task, getting this process started will enable you to get to work quicker the next morning without as much snow built up to move.