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Everyone has a bucket list. For some people, this list includes visiting every continent or learning to speak French. For me, I wanted be there in person as Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his burrow atop Gobbler's Knob, sniffs the brisk February air and turns gaze upon his shadow - or lack thereof. Luckily for me, I was able to check this coveted box off of my list on February 2, 2016... Also known as Groundhog Day. I had been thinking about attending the festivities in Punxsutawney for a long time but I'm honestly not sure if my obsession with Groundhog Day began with...

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Valentine's Day is around the corner. That means it's time to plan the *perfect* day for you and your boo. But why limit it to one day, when you could go away for a whole weekend? These ski resorts are the perfect destination for hitting the slopes with a little romance on the side.   The Little Nell - Aspen, Colorado If you’re willing to splurge, The Little Nell will reward you with an amazing, romantic experience. With a prime location right in between the town and the mountain and 24 hour concierge services, this 5 star hotel is everything you...

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Packing for a ski trip can be stressful. It can seem impossible to pack all of your gear up in one suitcase without forgetting something essential. We assume you remembered your ski pants and gloves (otherwise you’ll probably be hitting up the ski shop as soon as you arrive), so we’ve made a list of the other ten essentials you may not have thought of. Check out these items and you’ll feel prepared for anything on the mountain!           Anti-Fog Gel There’s nothing worse than when you’re about to go down the mountain and you realize...

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Have you ever seen someone riding a snowboard down a city street and thought “what in the world is that person doing”? Well, it turns out they’re not crazy people trying to ruin their snowboards, they’re actually snowskating - a new sport that has been gaining popularity for years. To put it simply, snowskating is a combination of snowboarding and skateboarding. These boards are designed as a hybrid of the two boards, allowing riders to do skateboard-like tricks in the snow. Snowskates are smaller than your traditional snowboard, and don’t have any way to attach your feet to the board....

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If you spend more-than-average amounts of time outside in the cold, you need to know this. Bitter, cold winter weather is harsh on your skin. That’s probably why your skin feels flaky, irritated and extremely dry. And even your lips. If they’re more chapped than usual, yep… you guessed it… cold air. It literally strips your skin of any moisture it can, which is why you need to protect your face even more this time of year, when you ski, when you walk to work in the morning, when you run outside, whatever you’re doing out there in the cold....

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