I've said it before and I'll say it again, people from New Hampshire are a special breed of human and I mean that in the best possible way. When the flakes start falling our true essence comes out, which makes the first real snowstorm of the season a full-on event.

Most of New Hampshire saw between 6-8 inches of snow on Friday which meant many of us were able to shout those two glorious words we've been waiting for all year: "SNOW DAY!" Dogs, kids, and fully grown adults were outside rolling around in the white stuff and living their best lives. It was pretty magical.

Some people took this first snowstorm as an opportunity to show off their heartiness! Heartiness comes in many forms. It could mean you braved the storm for a case of Smuttynose. It could mean you hopped on your moped for a quick trip to Rite Aid. Or it could mean you added a second plow to the back of your truck to show how quickly you could get the job done.

And of course, our already breathtaking lakes and mountains look even more stunning covered in a fresh coat of snow. This is the time of year when New Hampshire looks prettier than a postcard.

Here are 10 photos that capture the essence of our first snowstorm of the season in New Hampshire:

10 'Only in New Hampshire' Pics from the First Snowstorm of the Season

10 pics that show the essence of people and places in New Hampshire after the first snowstorm of the season.

Now that the Winter is officially upon us, let's review the different kinds of drivers you might encounter in our fine state:

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