It’s Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil, everyone’s favorite weather-related groundhog, has seen his shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter. Here are some ideas for celebrating!

Embrace the cold


Build a snow fort, or turn your back yard into an ice rink.

Make some crepes


Photo is “Grand Marnier crêpe, flambé @ Crêpérie Des Artes, Paris” by Flickr user ilmungo.

February second is also Candlmas, a Christian holiday observed in many ways, one of which is making crepes. Delicious!

Shadow puppets


Learn some basic shadow puppets over at Instructables.


Put winter out of your mind by reading about traditional Indonesian Wayang Kulit, theater incorporating ornate leather shadow puppets.