What To Do When You’re Snowed In

Don't let snow be your foe.

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You, Me, and DVD If you're like us, you've got plenty of unwatched movies from the holiday gift giving season and today is the perfect time to Snuggie up and try out that new HDTV set. We recommend sliding in your favorite comedies instead of that period drama; why add to your seasonal affective disorder with a depressing series of flicks?
Game On! If your significant other or kids are stuck in, dig through those board games to revive your Scrabble addiction. With a well placed W, "weather" could score a lot higher than the current temperatures. Video gamers also have a great day to enjoy the fruits of the holiday season, or a game you've just gotten behind on -- if we weren't writing this article, our mitts would be beating New Super Mario Brothers Wii levels.
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Esther, I Hardly Even Know Her Here's one for you sensitive types: dial up that relative you didn't get to see over the holiday season. Not only would you make their day, you could learn something new about your family -- like that time your mom tried to sneak out the second story window, only to get her favorite pants caught on the tree. True story? Only Aunt Esther knows the truth.
Just Like Being There Technology is a wonderful thing. Pull up an iChat or Skype video conference call with your buddies similarly iced in, and you'll be having a Pentium party sure to be mixed with a lot of laughs. A great video conference game (if you can't see yourself in the preview window) is to write a famous character on a card, stick it to your forehead and see if you can guess. You can tell we just saw Tarantino's latest, huh?
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Refuse to Stay Indoors! Go Out and Eat!
Man cannot live on Ramen alone. And sometimes, man must trudge out in the snow to get something besides Ramen to eat. Check our Bite Me section for some awesome dining options.
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Seuss Inspired In my hands, I have a nook. In the nook, there is a book. If I do not wish to cook, I will look at the book in the nook.
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