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    Updated on May 19, 2020. Posted on May 12, 2020

    24 Things You Probably Need If You’re Bored In The House And You’re In The House Bored

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    1. A copy of Snoop Dogg's cookbook, From Crook to Cook, that's jam-packed with the D.O. Double G's favourite eats and will give you an opportunity to try out some new recipes. It's inspired by his time with Martha Stewart and includes everything from baked mac 'n' cheese to apple pie. Even if you don't know the lyrics to "Nuthin' But A G Thang," you'll probably love everything in this book.

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    Get it on Urban Outfitters Canada for $29.95.

    2. What Do You Meme?, a hilarious meme-centric party game that will keep you and your roommates occupied for hours. All you do is match the photo cards to caption cards to create hilarious internet-style content. Things can get pretty inappropriate, so you may not want to play with your 'rents (unless they're chill).

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    Get it on Uncommon Goods for $42.04 or on Urban Outfitters Canada for $39.

    3. A basketball-inspired bowl that'll help you work on your hand-eye coordination by dunking pieces of cereal. You may not be able to get out to a real court right now, but that doesn't mean you have to lose your edge.

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    Get it on Uncommon Goods for $35.03. Available in five different sport styles.

    4. An Urban Decay Heat palette that has all the shades you need to achieve a killer eye look. Now you can become the beauty guru you've always dreamed of being (move over, James Charles).

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    Get it on Urban Decay Canada for $68 or Sephora Canada for $68.

    5. A mini ring light set to give yourself studio-level illumination, and hold your phone for you while you film your TikTok routines. It'll also kick your selfie game up a notch, and who doesn't want that?

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    It can be plugged in or powered by batteries, and comes with a ring light and tabletop tripod with a phone mount and mirror.

    Get it on Urban Outfitters Canada for $104.

    6. A Ru Paul's Drag Race Mad Libs book that you can use to pen your own hilarious drag diva fantasies. If you run out of fresh ideas, just borrow your favourite queens' names and catchphrases, or rewatch the series for inspo.

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    Get it on Urban Outfitters Canada for $6.99.

    7. An artsy pattern puzzle that you'll probably want to frame once you've finished it. This one has 500 pieces, but is a lot harder than it looks, so it'll probably keep you busy for days.

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    Get it on Shopbop for $34.86 or Urban Outfitters Canada for $34.

    8. A money gun, so you and your roommates can recreate your favourite music videos and maybe even feel rich for a second. Don't worry, it comes with fake bills, so you don't have to risk messing with your actual money.

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    Get it on Urban Outfitters Canada for $25.

    9. A Samsung GLAP Play Galaxy Gaming Controller that snaps onto your Android phone and transforms it into a handheld gaming console. Now you can play all of your phone games with ease, and probably beat your high scores, too.

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    It offers up to ten hours of gaming time on one charge.

    Get it on Samsung Canada for $99.99.

    10. A set of sponge cloths made from wood pulp to clean up all those messes you've been ignoring, without even touching paper towel. They can absorb about 15 times their weight in water, and you can reuse them, too. Now go forth and clean your entire house!

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    Get a set of four on Simons for $24.

    11. A vintage-inspired badminton set, if you've got a backyard to frolic in and an equally bored roommate who needs entertaining. Hey, even if you don't end up playing, the rackets will look cute displayed in your living room.

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    It comes with two badminton rackets, two birdies, and a zip carrying case with an adjustable strap.

    Get it on Shopbop for $56.03 or Urban Outfitters Canada for $59.

    12. A fancy shmancy fabric shaver that'll remove lint and pilled fabric that's accumulated on your carpet, furniture, clothes, and everything in between. You could easily spend hours de-pilling all your stuff, and you'll be thankful you did.

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    Get it on Shopbop for $69.72. Available in three colours.

    13. Game of Phones, an entertaining lil' card game that's driven by your smartphones. The rules are simple: draw a prompt card, and see who can use their iPhone or Android to create an emoji masterpiece or find a photo (on your camera roll or the internet) the fastest.

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    Get it on Uncommon Goods for $28.03.

    14. A new piece of fitness gear, like a pair of Lululemon Wunder Under tights, so that you can have yourself a little sweat sesh in style. They're super high-waisted and will keep you feeling secure and supported during your workout.

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    I have been wearing these pants for years and, honestly, I will never stop. I own them in multiple different colours and I'm not kidding when I say they last forever. Yes, it's stupid how much they cost, but by the time I ruin these, I would have gone through, like, six pairs of cheap leggings. They've never pilled on me and they stretch like a dream (which is great when I have a bit of a PMS bloat).

    Get it on Lululemon for $98. Available in nine colours, three lengths, and sizes 0-14.

    15. A remote-controlled beer pong robot that'll take your drinking games to the next level. It moves around, making it a heck of a lot harder to sink a ball.

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    Don't worry, it's equipped with sensors, so it won't fall off your table. It requires six AA batteries (not included).

    Get it on Urban Outfitters Canada for $80.

    16. A Disney+ subscription, so that you never run out of things to watch. It's broken down into themed collections, so you won't have to spend hours scrolling to find exactly what you're looking for.

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    I was on the hunt for a new streaming service, and honestly didn't know if Disney+ was the one for me. Turns out, it is. I can indulge in guilty pleasures from way back when for hours and hours and the options are seemingly endless. I recently started sharing a membership with some friends, so it's even more budget friendly.

    Get it on Disney+ for $8.99/month.

    17. A trivia game all about the '80s that'll bring you back to the era of scrunchies and Spandex. If you're a millennial or Gen Z-er, you'll probably learn a few new things as you make your way through the deck.

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    Get it on Shopbop for $29.41.

    18. A fancy Brother cutting machine you can use to create everything from stickers to greeting cards to home decor. It's pretty much a 3D printer for crafting and will work with almost any material. If you're looking to start a side hustle, this device is probably calling your name.

    @brothercraftsusa / Via instagram.com

    Get it on Brother for $499.99 (originally $599.99).

    19. A 100 Books Scratch Off Poster that'll give you your reading list for the next year (or longer). It's filled with popular picks like the Lord of the Rings trilogy, American Psycho, and Macbeth, so you'll probably be able to scratch off a few as soon as it arrives.

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    Get it on Uncommon Goods for $21.02.

    20. A set of dual-ended calligraphy markers that you can use to practice your penmanship. If there's a stack of colouring books gathering dust under your bed, you can also use 'em to brighten up their pages.

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    Get a set of 12 on Urban Outfitters Canada for $24.

    21. A fire-lighting kit that'll teach you to channel your inner Ron Swanson and learn some survival skills. It's also great for starting backyard bonfires, if your lighter has run out of juice or gone MIA.

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    Get it on Free People Canada for $28. Also available in green.

    22. A deck of Friends playing cards featuring your favourite moments of Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Chandler, Joey, and Ross. If you want to stop watching TV, but don't want to let the gang go, you can still play Crazy Eights with them.

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    Get it on Urban Outfitters Canada for $8.

    23. A copy of The Home Edit, a book on how to organize every area of your home, because things are piling up, and you need to get it together. From pantry decluttering tips to closet reorganization advice, this covers it all.

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    Get it on Anthropologie for $24.99 USD.

    24. And finally, if you're feeling spendy, a Breville ice cream maker that'll help you master the art of making frosty treats. You can program how solid you want your ice cream or sorbet and keep it at the perfect temperature for up to three hours.

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    If you can't eat dairy, you can make fun flavours at a fraction of the price with nut milks (we all know how expensive that non-dairy ice cream can be)!

    Get it on Breville Canada for $499.99.

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