Posts tagged "winter"

Dater X: Winter Is Coming

Fall showed up this week like something out of an Alice Hoffman novel, landing flatly and without prelude on my thermostat as the sun set on Labor Day. The humidity dissipated like perfume when someone leaves the room; the lush August greenery was suddenly edged with brown, blowing in a breeze that pricked goosebumps onto…

Dater X 3.0 / September 15, 2015

An Open Letter To The Weather, On This Snowy First Day Of Spring

March comes in like a lion, and goes out like that feral cat that lives in the alley behind your apartment — yowling and salty as hell.

Megan Reynolds / March 20, 2015

Area Man Captures Current Feelings Of Entire Northern Hemisphere

Simple snow shoveling or work of art? The Redditor who posted this claimed “Dad said he was bored this morning,” but I’m guessing it was more along the lines of “Dad was partaking in the collective winter-induced existential crisis roughly half the world is experiencing right now and was half-giggling, half-crying as he spastically carved this into the front law…

Claire Hannum / March 9, 2015

Street Style Spotlight: 25 Ways To Wear Winter Florals

Are floral prints not the best thing ever when you’re in a shitty mood? The bright colors! The cheerful vibes! The promise of spring and life! Unfortunately, in a huge portion of the US, spring only lives in our daydreams at this time of year. But who says you need to wait until the sun comes out?

Claire Hannum / March 5, 2015

25 Free Or Cheap Activities To Get You Through The Rest Of Winter

It’s March, and winter has gone stale. Here we all sit, rotting away in front of space heaters, our laundry baskets overflowing with those thick slush-proof socks we’re cycling through so fast, nestled in front of glowing screens in bed while entertaining the kinds of existential thoughts that only come out to play when its dark out &#8212…

Claire Hannum / March 4, 2015

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 is refreshing, friends. It’s a whole new view on life — or something like that. Watch Sophie the cat try to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 year! [Neatorama] [Images

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…

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, life goes on, and we’re forced to face…

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…

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] [Images via Elizabeth V. Bouras]…

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 stadium skirts which were developed…

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 days set in, it’s hard not to feel like your…

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 &#8212…

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 the rest of…

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 3, 2014
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