Warm Ways to Celebrate a Winter Birthday


By Kylie Ora Lobell

Your winter birthday is here, but you aren’t sure how to celebrate it this year. The weather has been especially brutal, so you need an activity that will be both fun and warm.

If you’re trying to find things to do in the winter, look no further. The following ideas are some enjoyable ways to commemorate your wintertime birthday with loved ones (without getting frostbite in the process):

Dance Your Cares Away

When looking for things to do in the winter, it’s a good idea to choose an activity that is both exciting and gets you moving. After all, you probably took in a lot of calories over the holidays, and you’re bound to eat sugary sweets on your birthday.

Burn calories and feel great with private dance lessons with your partner or your group of friends. Check out LivingSocial for deals on classes in your area. You can do the salsa, try zumba, or go for some good old-fashioned swing dancing classes to learn a new skill and get your body ready for swimsuit season.

Partake in Chocolate-Covered Jalapeños

Cake won’t exactly warm up your body. Instead, for your winter birthday, buy some Chocolate-Covered Jalapeños from Harry & David and turn up the heat. You’ll get that rush of sweet and spicy, and feel nice and warm inside after eating them.

Host a Wine and Cheese Party

It’s too cold to go out to a bar or restaurant. Plus, you don’t feel like messing up your hairdo and makeup by battling blustery winds and falling snow. Instead, invite your greatest gal pals over to celebrate your winter birthday with a wine and cheese party. Crank up the thermostat, turn on your favorite “girl power” songs, and laugh with your friends all night long.

To make the gathering even more special, treat yourself to some festive but functional tools like the Florance Transforming Cheese Board by Picnic At Ascot or cube up four of your fromage faves on the suggestive Wine Divided Serving Tray by Red Vanilla. Remember, though: you’re the birthday person, so each guest should bring a cheese or a bottle (or, heck, both!).

Slip Away for a Weekend

For your winter birthday this year, you’re looking for more than just a night inside or around the town. One of the best things to do in the winter is to get away for a romantic vacation (even if you’re the only one there).

You can search on Mastercard Travel Services to find a great deal on a quick trip to a remote area with intimate accommodations and exciting activities. You can plan an outdoor adventure, or simply spend the weekend reading books, watching movies, and cuddling up by the fire. What better way to spend your birthday than getting time in with the person you love the most (even if that’s you)?

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