Being Canadian

Good afternoon and happy Canada day to all of my fellow Canadians! Today's post is a short one and I'm here to publicly post my Canadian pride. 

Being Canadian is something very special. Often Canada gets overlooked as it's the northern neighbour to the United States which is such a shame. There's so much beautiful land and water in Canada and that makes it spectacular in it's own right. Canada is also physically huge! It contains several climates and regions that are very particular. (not all of Canada experiences the horrendous winters!) Aside from the natural beauty that Canada offers, it offers the world a personality. Canadians are known for their kindness, apologetic nature, and peacefulness. Canada is also such a multicultural state, but even though it is, every new Canadian citizen is proud to be called so. 

Well I hope you understand why Canada is so special and deserves to be celebrated on it's birthday. My public pride paragraph was pretty short and not totally inclusive of what makes Canada so awesome, but I hope I gave you the briefing on it. Now back to the the Canada day festivities: a good ol' bbq. 

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Canadian Snow Days

Canadian Winters are cold, bitterly dry, and snowy. Luckily this year the winter is only really cold with manageable snow so us Ontarians are able to keep up (not like last year). As I write this, 10 cm of snow is coming down, and I'm really enjoying the beauty of it. Snow days give us a day to actually rest. It's a day where you can kick up your feet, cozy up, and really enjoy the warmth. I unfortunately have essays to right so I'm not completely relaxed at the moment, but after they're done I could be doing any of the following snow day activities. (These are solely indoor) Make some comfort food. Make food that is slow cooked or that is a treat for yourself. Warm food, warm heart.

Catch up on some reading. I have so many books that I want to read leisurely, and a snow day is the perfect opportunity to get through a book.

Watch TV or movies. (Possibly binge watching) TV shows and movies allow you to forget about reality, and escape into comedy, romance, history, or even other peoples' realities. Watch whatever meets your fancy, and enjoy it.

Hot drinks. I drink hot chocolates, lattes, tea, and coffee on a regular basis but a snow day is the perfect opportunity for hot chocolates topped with whip cream and those yummy marshmallows.

It could also be hobby time. By that I mean that if you have a hobby, make some time to do it. Whether its knitting, painting, or anything else, do it and enjoy it.

Lastly, all of these activities can only be possible if you're wearing comfy clothes. I personally like to dedicate a snow day into a pj day, but sweats, leggings, anything that is not restricting is allowed. I'm all for the cozy comfortable look.

These are some examples of things to do on a snow day. Essentially a snow day should be a day where you can take a day for yourself and enjoy the things you like to do. Make sure its cozy, cuddly, and full of heart warming things.

Bingley loves snow days. He loves to watch the snow come down for hours.


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