It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!! Trying to figure out what to do during the winter time can be a fun yet challenging decision. Especially in the year 2020, we want to still make the most out of this cheerful season, and celebrate the year behind us and ahead of us. We’ve made it easy for you and gave some suggestions of fun winter activities (COVID-19 friendly) based on your zodiac sign, or birth date. A trendy and sometimes skeptic topic, zodiac signs give an insight into who you are and what you may like to do. Accurate or not, you can try all of these activities with the other fire, water, earth, or air signs in your life!
Now, let's take a look at what your horoscope is telling us this holiday season:
Aries (March 21st – April 19th): Try All of the Seasonal Starbucks Drinks (or Your Local Coffee Shop’s)
Bold and ambitious, Aries are always up for the challenge. What’s a bigger challenge than crowning the best seasonal latte or most Christmas-y drink? Order some popular favorites that remind us of all the cold days and cozy feelings of winter, including: pumpkin spice, peppermint mocha, and chai tea. Hot or iced, sipping on a festive drink can be the perfect activity for anyone this winter season.
Taurus (April 20th – May 20th): Spruce Up Your Home with Holiday Décor
An earth sign, through and through, Taurus love embracing the environment and bringing the outdoors inside. This season don’t be afraid to go all out on holiday décor. Decorate the Christmas tree or add festive greenery around the fireplace. Keep your decorations up even after the holidays are over to keep the spirit alive and growing into the new year. Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, bring some plants indoors to create the serene and clean environment you love! The more, the merrier.
Gemini (May 21st – June 20th): Game Night
Feeling the need to keep yourself busy this holiday season? Playing a board game or card game is just the thing that will keep your mind moving and engaged, Gemini. Whether you live alone or in a crowded house, a game night is the perfect way to spend a cold winter night. So, dust off the old monopoly game, make sure you have a full deck of cards, or play an online game with a friend who lives states away.
Cancer (June 21st – July 22nd): Bake Christmas Cookies
Whether you love baking or love to eat the finished product, baking Christmas cookies is a holiday tradition in so many people’s homes. Cancers’ highly intuitive nature is great for baking. You bring the warmth and memories of baking as a kid to life as well as providing a yummy dessert for all to enjoy. Bake grandma’s gingerbread boys, colorful sugar cookies, or peanut brittle for that extra crunch. You’re in for a treat, no matter what you make.
Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd): Watch Holiday Movies
Dramatic much? It’s okay, you’re a Leo. Embrace your passionate and theatrical self by watching all of your favorite holiday movies. Some of our favorites include: Elf, Home Alone, or It’s a Wonderful Life. Just pick your classics and indulge into the joyous cinema that are Christmas movies. If you’re really into the drama, act out some of your favorite scenes and pop the popcorn for the real show to begin.
Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd): Make a Gingerbread House
Something for all ages to enjoy, the crafty and artsy Virgo will love this classic holiday activity. Whether you buy a gingerbread house kit or bake it from scratch, the only rule to this activity is to BE CREATIVE. Building a gingerbread house takes precision and maybe a little perfectionism (yes, that’s you Virgo), but overall, joy for the season ahead. Grab the kids or call a friend to join in on this fun tradition.
Libra (September 23rd – October 22nd): Host a Holiday Zoom Party
The entertainers of the group. Libras were in the midst of planning an extravagant Christmas party for their closest 100 friends; however, plans changed a little and a virtual gathering is coming your way. That’s right, grab your laptop and a glass of wine (attire is strictly loungewear) for the best holiday zoom party you’ve ever been too. Plan online party games and send an evite to those attending. Party-goers can each have their own drink and dish, so everyone is happy!
Scorpio (October 23rd – November 21st): Self-Care Night (Holiday Edition)
Sometimes misunderstood and mysterious, Scorpio’s barely have time to take a break from their busy lifestyle. Great for you, the winter season is the perfect time to relax and take that much needed break. Sit by the fire or draw a bath. Then, slip on some fuzzy slippers and drink your favorite hot cocoa. Put on a Christmas movie or grab that sudoku puzzle you’ve been dying to finish. It’s all about you, and you deserve this holiday infused “me time”!
Sagittarius (November 22nd – December 21st): Take an Outdoor Adventure
Sagittarius’ would like to be off traveling the world or celebrating the holidays outside of their home town, however 2020 had other plans. Even though you cannot travel long distances, there are still winter activities that embrace your adventurous spirit. Take a hike in the woods, go sledding down a hill, or build a snowman in your backyard. You can get creative and breathe in the fresh air all while staying close to home.
Capricorn (December 22nd – January 19th): Mail Holiday Cards to Loved Ones
Nostalgic of your childhood or wanting to rekindle relationships with friends and family, Capricorn? The perfect winter activity for you is to write and mail holiday cards to your own loved ones or those in your community. Hand written holiday cards remind us of joyous times, and you never know how much it will mean to those around you. Get sentimental this holiday season! XOXO
Aquarius (January 20th – February 18th): Give to a Toy Drive
Striving to make the world a better place, Aquarius’ are the humanitarians in our society. The need to help others is even more important during the holidays and winter months. Consider giving to a toy drive or donating to local businesses or restaurants, especially those hit hard by the pandemic. Every contribution helps, and it could become one of your favorite gifts.
Pisces (February 19th – March 20th): See a Holiday Light Display
There’s so much to take in from a holiday light display. Whether it’s a drive through show or you’re able to walk around the display, Pisces will be stuck between the fantasy and reality of the entire experience. Being the last of the signs, you take in every lesson learned by the other signs, similar to taking in everything from the show. Holiday light displays bring a merry and bright representation of the holiday season, and you can take your whole family along with you, virtually or masked up.
No matter your zodiac sign, one winter activity remains true (especially during these times) which is ONLINE SHOPPING! Whether you’re searching for last minute gifts or just want to treat yourself for making it through the year, shop online at gliks.com from the comfort of your couch this season. You can also stop by your local Glik’s for social distancing shopping or curbside options. As always, show off your #gliksstyle from these winter activities on Instagram!