11 Reasons Why You Definitely Should Not Be Dreading Winter in Iowa

Like many Iowans, I used to dread the long, cold winter months… Until I learned how much fun winters can be in Iowa! If you just forget about the cold for a while, you will come to see how the snow actually adds to the beauty of the landscape, or how the freezing cold air feels fresher than anything you’ve ever breathed. Maybe you will notice that pleasant rush of warmth that runs to your cheeks after you come in from the cold, or the comfortable scent of the warm fire crackling in the hearth. There are so many reasons to love Iowa winters, are here are 11 of them:

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I don’t know about you, but I’m beyond excited for winter now… And why shouldn’t we be when there’s so much fun to be had?!