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The BEST Things To Do When You’re Bored Over Winter Break

By: Ava Zinna, Ava Guarino, and Sahana Kapoor

❄️ Activities ❄️

  • Go ice skating ⛸️

  • See the Nutcracker 🩰

  • See the Rockettes 👯

  • Walk around NYC 🏙️

  • Make hot cocoa (look below for the best recipe EVER) ☕

  • Movie marathon with your friends 🎥

  • Toast marshmallows by the fire 🔥

  • Make cookies (extra fun if you make multiple varieties) 🍪

  • Go to a holiday party! 💟🪩🪩

  • Have a self-care day 💅

  • Read a new book 📖

  • Binge-watch an entire TV series 📺

  • Play in the snow! ❄️

    • Make a snowman ☃️

    • Go sledding 🛷

    • Make snow angels 👼

  • Build a fort out of pillows and blankets 🏰

  • Take a nap (bc we all need to catch up on sleep) 💤

❄️ The PERFECT Cozy Winter Hot Chocolate Recipe (Serves 1) ❄️


  • Half of a Hershey’s dark or milk chocolate bar

  • 1 cup of your favorite hot chocolate mix (mine is Ghirardelli Peppermint)

  • 1 cup of milk

  • OPTIONAL: Whipped cream, marshmallows, crushed peppermint candy


  1. Pour the milk into a small pot and heat at medium heat

  2. Add in the Hershey’s chocolate and whisk until the chocolate is melted in the milk

  3. Add in the hot chocolate mix and whisk until combined

  4. Pour into your favorite holiday mug and top with whipped cream, marshmallows, peppermint, and any other toppings you desire


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