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Fun Things to do With Family & Friends this Holiday Season Here in the Midwest

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at SAU chapter.

The Holidays are a time for us to reflect on things that we are grateful for in our lives. And for the ups and downs that we’ve been through this year. This Holiday Season take some time to celebrate all the things that made your year, and all you’re thankful for with your friends and family.

Here are some inexpensive things that you can do at home to celebrate this upcoming season.

-Bake Cookies

-Decorate for the Holidays

-Make a Gingerbread House

-Go see Christmas Lights (Northbrook, IL; East Peoria, IL; Brookfield Zoo(IL); Indianapolis, IN; Davenport, IA)

Aside from these ideas, here are some ideas on what you could do outdoors throughout the Midwest.

Explore Ice Castles in wisconsin & minnesota
Go ice climbing in michigan & illinois
go walk on ice or go ice skating
go sledding
go caroling
host a new years party

Hopefully these are some helpful tips on how to make the most of your Holiday Season. I wish you all a very Happy Holidays, and I’ll see you in the New Year!

Cassie is the Senior Editor at HC @SAU. She oversees the Editorial Team and helps out the writers. Beyond HC, Cassie is involved on campus. Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, and student assisting on the softball team are some of the organizations/clubs she is involved in. She is also a substitute teacher. Cassie is majoring in English for Secondary Education (5-12) and has an endorsement in English as a Second Language (ESL for K-12). In her free time, Cassie likes to read, relax, watch TV/Movies, and spend time with her family and friends. A fun fact about Cassie is that she read the entire Harry Potter series when she was in 3rd grade, and has re-read it 4+ times.