“Is there anything more beautiful than the sun’s rays hitting the snow, making it sparkle? I don’t think so!” Lyne speaks about snow how others speak of their love—with contagious enthusiasm and in poetic terms that are both charming and fascinating.

Winter lovers have their secrets… By fearlessly braving icy weather, their courageous spirit, praised by those who hate the cold, is rewarded by the subtleties that make the season so magical and unique.

Britney’s experience of Canadian winters, complete with snowbanks brushing rooftops, snowstorms and all the essential bundling up that goes with them, has been limited to the Christmas movies she watched growing up. She is used to winters that are hot, really hot…

It happened when she was only three.

The revelation. Her thumping heart. It was the beginning of a storied love affair between Chloé and winter.

Hot Paws is proud and excited to be collaborating with HappyFitness in order to encourage women to work out outdoors without sacrificing their comfort and, especially, not put off their activities until later because of the winter cold.

Lucky are the ones who clearly remember their first snowfall. Excitement and anticipation are in the air when, one November morning, opening the curtains reveals the first snowflakes of the year.