How to Live it up on a Rainy Day

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As the rainy season approaches, it’s time to find the best ways to spend your day when you have to stay indoors. Luckily, there are a ton of things you can do to truly make that rainy day your own! Read on for some suggestions on how to celebrate the wet weather at home, here at Kirkland Crossing, and beyond.


Cozy Comfort Food


There’s nothing quite like spending a rainy day at home. Sometimes, all you need to enjoy it is a comfy couch, a mug full of tea, and a window to watch the raindrops fall. If you’re planning on staying cozy indoors, don’t forget to pair your rainy day with some comfort food. These delicious recipes are perfect to serve up and warm the soul. From hearty stews to gooey mac and cheese, the options are endless. 


Board Game Night at The Apartments at Kirkland Crossing


Feeling social? Why not host a board game night with friends? Board games take a good chunk of time to get through, meaning you can play all day until the rain goes away! The on-site clubhouse here at The Apartments at Kirkland Crossing is the perfect spot to host one. Just be sure to reserve the space beforehand to ensure your group has privacy! Here’s a good list of some board games that’ll help chase the rain away and bring on the competition.


Fun Things to Do in Aurora While it Pours


If you’re prone to cabin fever, then staying at home can be hard, even if you want to relax. When all you want to do is go outside, check out some of the fun things to do in Aurora that minimize your time outside. The museums in Aurora are a wonderful place to start! For those with kids, check out the Scitech Hands On Museum. Featuring a wide variety of engaging interactive exhibits, your little ones are sure to have a blast here. And for some local flavor, check out the Aurora Regional Fire Museum. This location breaks down the process involved in firefighter protocol and features both classic and modern firefighting equipment!


There are so many ways to make a rainy day truly your own! What are your favorite wet weather activities? Let us know in the comments!