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There are only two ways to endure a snow storm: cold, or cozy. 

When schools, the state government and many work places shut down Thursday, South Jersey warmed up. 

Here's how your neighbors completely avoided slush, snow and blizzard warning:

More: How much snow has fallen so far in South Jersey?

 

Warm in Washington Township

Ben Wesh, 3, sips hot chocolate in his pajamas.

 

Peek at the porch in Glassboro

Lisa Meddick shares the view of her porch from her dry sunroom.

 

Chili in Gloucester City

Jennifer Cilurso's office was closed, so she fired up the slow cooker and started binge watching Netflix. 

 

Toasty in Cherry Hill

Morra Molotsky has her feet - in thick socks - toasty by the fire place. 

 

Beardcicles in Gloucester City

Skip Horton needs to thaw out. His beard turned to ice in a 10-mile run through the Holy City. 

 

Catching up in Cherry Hill

 Walter Bowne is drinking java and grading essays on the Scarlet Letter in Cherry Hill. 

 

Smokin' in Salem County

The Bradways were out in the snow, but are thawing out with the woiod stove in Alloway. 

 

Pleasant pit bull in Pitman

The Loomis' pup Evie is enjoying her family on the snow day. 

 

Snow watching in Gloucester City

Gabriel Neilio is on constant look out for snow plow trucks, according to his mom Danielle Neilio. 

 

Chocolate chill in Gloucester City

Brody Capra, 8, is bundled up in his living room. The only ice he's dealing with today will be chocolate - and on a cone. 

 

Soup's on in Gloucester City

Stevie Kircher is off today, but braved the elements for homemade chicken soup ingredients. The Kirchers are slurping the soup to warm up - and battle strep throat. 

 

The perfect combo in Gloucester City

Josh Colbert, 6, is keeping warm with soup, grilled cheese and his pajamas.

 

Makin' stuff in Marlton

The Smiths put the snow day to good use. Natalie Smith does crafts with her mom Maxine. 

 

 

 

Send your winter warm-up photos to Carly Q. Romalino at cromalino@gannettnj.com.

 

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