10 Things We Miss About Snow Days

Because nothing has ever been better than a snow day. NOOOO SCHOOOOL.

A young boy making snow angels.
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The snow is falling and it's officially wintertime. So because we're suckers for nostalgia and love a good #throwback, we've compiled a list of the most wistful, happiness-inducing, and sentimental happenings we know you miss about grade school snow days.

Two young boys watching a TV.

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Sitting in front of the T.V. just WAITING for your county to be announced on the morning news. BAITED BREATH.

A young boy making snow angels.

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Making snow angels.

A young girl sips a mug of hot chocolate.

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Slurping hot chocolate (with extra marshmallows).

A young boy playing in the snow with his parents.

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Delighting your parents because they get to stay home too.

A child catching snowflakes in their mouth.

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Catching snowflakes on your tongue.

A child rolling a large ball of snow.

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Children jumping on a bed with their parents still in it.

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Staying in your PJs all day long!

A scene of a frozen New York from the movie "Day After Tomorrow"

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Snuggling up with "The Day After Tomorrow" on DVD and getting so scared that the world is actually ending.

The cast of the movie "Snow Day" formed up on a street in the snow.

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And then watching "Snow Day" because, well, duh it's a snow day.

Children eating popcorn as they watch a movie.

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Eating so much junk food in front of the T.V. because this is the best day OF. YOUR. LIFE.

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Hallie has worked in beauty editorial for ten years and has been editorial director at Byrdie since 2021. Previously, she was a senior editor at Byrdie since 2016. During her time at Byrdie, she's written hundreds of high-performing stories on skincare, wellness (including fitness, diet, mental health, body image, et al) makeup, and hair. She's a regular on set, helping to source inspiration for makeup and hair looks, as well as interviewing celebrities, models, and other notable women and men in the beauty space.

Before that, Hallie ran Marie Claire's social media and wrote beauty and culture stories for the site, and helped launch Time Inc.'s digital-only beauty brand, MIMI. After college, she contributed to Time Out New York’s Shopping & Style section before landing her first beauty editor gig at Hearst's Real Beauty. Hallie's writing has also appeared in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle. Hallie graduated with a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.