Fireside Camp Out
If you have a fireplace, a wintery day is a great time to light it up. Have a little camp-out next to it with comfy pillows, snacks, and games or a good book. This is also a great option if you are without power.
Assuming it's noon somewhere, use this lazy day to whip up an exotic cocktail, favorite glass of wine, or a delicious hot cocktail to enjoy. Add some small appetizers to the mix to make for your own little happy hour.
When was the last time you had a daytime nap? Relive your childhood and take an uninhibited, no alarm clock, midday nap in a cozy place.
Make an Awesome Breakfast
Time to step it up from the on-the-run breakfast you usually have and make some French toast, bacon, or eggs to enjoy. Or try something different, but easy, like skillet apple pancakes.
Take a Luxurious Bath
Get your bubble bath going and make it extra luxurious with nice music, candles, and perhaps a nice book or beverage. And, if you have kids, an extra fun daytime bath with plenty of toys and bubbles can be a fun change from the usual nightly routine.
Popcorn and Movie Day
Sort of a given on any winter day, but pop up some popcorn and get comfy on the couch with your favorite movie(s).
Even if you've never scrapbooked before, now is a great time to make a book of the kids' art or your accomplishments, or a gift for a friend's special occasion.
Catch Up on Your Shows
Another given for a cold day stuck inside, but catching up on your favorite shows that you missed during busy weeks is a fun way to pass the time. Or, indulge in some mindless daytime TV without the guilt.
Ice Cream Sundae Bar
Take some time to indulge by setting up an ice cream sundae station. Round up your ice cream and toppings you may have around, like whipped cream, nuts, chocolate chips, and fruits. Kids and adults alike will love it.
Homemade Hot Chocolate
Make a delicious hot cocoa recipe, or vary it up by adding things like cinnamon, nutmeg, mint, or a dollop of vanilla ice cream. For diehard chocolate lovers, try a hot chocolate recipe using real chocolate pieces as well.
A Good Read
Curl up with a good book on the couch or by the fire while the winter weather keeps you inside.
Give yourself a mini spa day with a variety of DIY beauty treatments. Whether it's a nice manicure/pedicure, a relaxing scrub, or an avocado mask, it's a good day to beautify and relax.
Break out the Monopoly or other great board games you may have on hand for a game day marathon with your family or roommates.
This is a great event for the kids where you get out old Halloween costumes, dress-up gear, or sports equipment for some pretend play.