Posts tagged "winter"

The Daily Squee: Sophie The Cat Tries To Catch Snow

I will never tire of watching cats explore snow for the first time. I mean, look at the wonder in their eyes! Look at their utter fascination/potential love for a substance I've come to hate so deeply! That i…
By: Claire Hannum / February 26, 2015

Travel Porn: 10 Winter Wonderlands Around The World

Got the winter blues? Pay a visit to one of these real-life snowglobes -- or just use them as a little wanderlust daydreaming fodder. In reality you may be scraping off your car at 6 a.m. as the bitter wind threatens to blow your hat into the street; but in your mind's eye, you're cupping a hot beverage as you…
By: Claire Hannum / February 25, 2015

New York City Is A Beautiful Frozen Wasteland

My commute to work yesterday nearly transported my body into a new set of molecular properties, when, sure enough, I looked at my weather app and saw just a solitary number 1 as the degree in Fahrenheit. My knees cracked and ached as I walked the five avenues to my office from the subway i…
By: Katrin Higher / February 21, 2015

12 “Uplifting” Quotes To Float You Down The Frozen River Of Denial This Winter

I've detested winter my whole life, but since it's inevitable whether I like it or not, I made a little project last year of trying to at least appreciate the season's finer points. (Sledding! Hot chocolate! Pine trees!) To really commit myself to this (ultimately fruitless) task, I tried to get hyped up by talking to the people in my…
By: Claire Hannum / February 19, 2015

Beauty IRL: How To Feel (And Look) Nice When It’s Shitty Out

Some parts of this great country are experiencing pleasant, mild weather, but the rest of us are under an oppressive blanket of snow, ice and subzero temperatures, dreaming of warmer climates and trading in our snow boots for sandals. This time of year is the nadir of winter. Everyone wants the snow to end and…
By: Megan Reynolds / February 18, 2015

The Grand Canyon Became A Winter Wonderland This New Year’s

On the morning of New Year's Day, the Grand Canyon received a perfect dusting of crisp snow, transforming the already-gorgeous park into a wintry paradise. National Park Service staff members captured stunning photos of the snowstorm's aftermath including panorama shots, which you can see more of here. What a magical start to the…
By: Claire Hannum / January 5, 2015

Christmas Crunk: 11 Cocktails To Inspire Holiday Cheer

Goodness knows the holidays can be stressful for a lot of reasons -- shopping, spending time with your family, travel, being needled into conversations you don’t want to have, attending parties when you’re an introvert and would really just like to stay home but you don’t want to insult your friends, and so on, and…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 19, 2014

24 All Too Common Beauty Hazards Of Winter Weather

As far as I'm concerned, the winter is good for nothing except hibernation and Netflix marathons. Besides, why would you leave the house when your skin is cracking, your lips are chapped and your leg hair won't stop growing? Ain't nobody got time for that. But unfortunately,…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 16, 2014

Very Important PSA: “AHS: Coven,” “Crossroads” & Other New Netflix Offerings This Month

There are few things in the world that bring me more joy than watching Britney Spears poorly act and lip-sync in the 2002 chick flick "Crossroads." It's going to be a cold, cold winter, which is why I'm even more grateful that the awesomely horrible movies is one of the newest offerings on Netflix, i…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 1, 2014

This Cat’s First Time In Snow Will Make Your Day

When Jonesy the cat stepped into snow for the first time, he wasn't sure what to think of it, but he couldn't help but investigate. Luckily for us, his human captured the whole adorable thing on camera, leaps and all! Click through for a few shots from Jonesy's snowy adventure. [Tastefully Offensive] [Image…
By: Claire Hannum / December 1, 2014

Try Bamboo Leggings To Stay Extra Toasty This Winter

I have yet to try out the magic warming powers of fleece leggings, but that's because I've been too busy obsessing over my cozy bamboo-lined pair. Bamboo leggings can probably be found on many corners of the internet, but mine come from a kickass small business called Toast, known for its ultra-warm …
By: Claire Hannum / November 20, 2014

32 Things About Cold Weather That Don’t Suck

In case I haven't complained about it loudly enough lately, I (and most of the Frisky staff) really hate winter. Another polar vortex is threatening to descend upon us here in New York and in several other unfortunate parts of the US, and when those 10-degree day…
By: Claire Hannum / November 13, 2014

Must Haves: 14 Of This Season’s Chicest & Coziest Cape Coats

I don't know what it is about a cape that looks so sophisticated, but every time I put one on I feel like some classy winter minx who wears leather gloves and saunters around the Met every weekend. Freezing in winter weather doesn't have to be all miserable, right? Capes make outerwear a bit more fun --…
By: Claire Hannum / November 11, 2014

This Cat Perfectly Sums Up Our Feelings About Winter

It's this cat's first time experiencing snow, and I can't tell whether she's horrified or disturbingly enthused, but doesn't her ability to find something to be expressive about during the Worst Season Ever make winter's onset a little bit easier? Do you think she has the sheer terror on her mind that…
By: Claire Hannum / November 6, 2014

8 Reasons I Am Already Earnestly, Unironically Looking Forward To Christmas

YES. I am READY FOR CHRISTMAS. I have a job that pays me more than $10 an hour, ten hours a week this year (couldn’t say that last year), my overall health is in a good place, I’m determined to enjoy the cold weather instead of trudging through it, and my boyfriend and I are…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 3, 2014

10 Items I Need To Buy In Order To Survive My 14th East Coast Winter

So, I decided to stay in New York City for at least another year, after a recent bout of depression made me realize I wasn't ready to uproot myself just yet. I found a new apartment in Brooklyn that I'm really excited about (moving…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 21, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Winter Essentials You Should Buy At An Army-Navy Surplus Store

One of the big things I do to keep my wardrobe minimal is to buy the hardiest, simplest possible clothes and gear I can find whenever I have the occasion to buy something. I'm already gearing up for winter because the upcoming winter in Chicago is supposed to be about a…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 13, 2014

Flask Mittens Are The Only Way You’re Going To Survive This Winter

It's no secret that I hate winter with a very special kind of passion, which is unfortunate considering the fact that on the East Coast it tries to linger on all the way into late April like a bitter ex that won't go away. Thankfully, these…
By: Claire Hannum / September 19, 2014

16 Reasons Tights Season Is Awesome

I'm a summer baby through and through, so while a part of me is mourning the sudden drop in temperature outside, another part  is secretly thrilled because tights season is here! Tights season may not be a designated thing, but it should be. They may give the impression that they require effort and an air of…
By: Claire Hannum / September 15, 2014

8 Life Lessons I Learned From Skiing For The First Time In A Decade

Last weekend, I went skiing for the first time in over 10 years. To say I was nervous and excited would be an understatement; in the days leading up to my trip, I couldn't help but worry about breaking a limb or, I don't know, being crushed by an avalanche. Thankfully, the friends who came…
By: Claire Hannum / February 15, 2014
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