For most of us, winter is well under way now. The roads are icy, the wind is freezing and eggnog lattés are all people talk about. I must admit, I’m drinking one as we speak! With winter comes many outdoor activities. However, many winter sports are extremely expensive, which is unfortunate if you’re living on a budget. Believe me, you can only watch so many movies on Netflix.
Well, you are in luck! I came up with a few cost effective, yet surprisingly fun things to do during the winter months.
1) Grab or rent a pair of skates and hit the ice – In my city, we have a ton of community rinks, both inside and out, to hit up during the winter months. There is nothing more fun then bundling up and skating with your friends and family. It’s a great family activity or date night idea and as an added bonus, it’s also cheap! At most renting skates will be about $10.00.
2) Grab a hot chocolate, a camera, and explore your city – In my opinion winter is the most beautiful time of the year, and whether you are a professional photographer or not it can be fun to explore the place you live! My favourite part of this activity is that it’s free! (I guess it could be about $3.00 for the hot chocolate if you don’t make it at home) [Read more...]