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    28 Things To Help You Feel Less Cooped Up Right Now

    The endlessness of winter has nothing on this internet-beloved light therapy lamp.

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    1. A compact light therapy lamp that thousands of reviewers swear by — it mimics the morning sun and give a lil' boost of energy and happiness to anyone spending a lot of time indoors. Bonus: this UV-free bb has three different brightness settings to bring the perfect amount of light to your life.

    A model working on a computer next to the small rectangular light propped on a table

    2. A rainbow prism suncatcher you can easily hang indoors or out to refract sunlight and make a bunch of teensy little rainbows all over the place, like you're living in your own little magical realm.

    3. An eco-friendly air purifier with a user-friendly design *and* a reusable filter for dust, pollen, smoke, odor, and pet dander. Not only can it help reduce seasonal and pet-related allergies and trap harmful particles in smoke and dust, but you also have the option of adding a drop of essential oil to it to make your whole home smell like a ~lavender field~.

    Black air purifer with several speed and light settings

    4. A set of 50,000 (!!) highly popular, 100% biodegradable water beads that are basically microscopic when they arrive, but expand into small, bouncy jelly-like balls when exposed to water, making them perfect for DIY ~at-home spa treatments~.

    5. A night-light projector to make your entire ceiling look like the night sky or calming ocean waves, instantly making any boring room in your house feel like the inside of a space odyssey movie.

    6. An audio sound bar that'll easily convert a living room into your very own home theater — this Alexa-enabled bar is easy to sync to your television or music for the kind of surround sound experience that will feel like you're at a midnight premiere instead of snuggled at home.

    The flat black sound bar under a mounted television screen

    7. An Amazon Echo Show 5 with easy guided set up that's enabled with a camera screen for calls, so you can keep the whole fam connected for some socially distanced cross-country chats whenever you get the indoor blues.

    A person on the screen of an Amazon Echo Show 5 on a video call with their family from the other end

    8. A tiny milk frother to sub out your beloved Starbucks lattes, so everything you drink will still taste like it was lovingly handcrafted by a barista even when you're stuck indoors.

    9. A quarantine-themed Schitt's Creek coloring book download for anyone whose stay-at-home winter vibe is ~a little bit Alexis~.

    Five Schitt's Creek-themed prints with text

    10. *Plus* set of eye-popping fine-point pens designed specifically not to bleed through pages, so you can color to your heart's content.

    Fine point pens in 18 different colors

    11. A smart LED lightbulb set you can sync with home devices like Alexa and Google Assistant (or just Bluetooth!) to finally get the light in your home at your *precise* aesthetic. If you're gonna be spending so much time in your room, you deserve to get as finicky about the vibe as possible.

    12. Or a set of LED light strips for your home that you can customize the color, brightness, and size of, and control through an app on your phone. You can even customize it to pulse to the beat of whatever music you're playing. Basically your house just became the most exclusive quarantine club in the neighborhood.

    13. A height-adjustable mini trampoline perfect for getting all of the "AFJKGALDJFGLA!!" out of your brain when it's too cold to attempt to do it outside.

    Person is jumping on a fitness trampoline

    14. A portable personalized-sized heater ideal for anyone who wants to shake off the stuffiness of the indoors by sitting out on the porch or the deck for a bit.

    A small black heater with a handle on top

    15. Or an easy-to-maneuver propane porch heater so the fam can get some fresh air and have outdoor dinners in winter without freezing your bums off.

    A metal standing heat lamp on a reviewer's porch

    16. A sunrise simulation clock to trick your human brain into thinking you're already dappled in the light of a bright, sunshiny day when you wake up, even if you're up before the sunrise or nowhere near a window.

    A sunrise alarm clock in three stages of lighting up from dim to brighter to brightest over the course of a half hour

    17. An air fryer that can use the power of rapid air technology to recreate preeeeetty much any fast food your heart desires, so you can enjoy the majesty of a Taco Bell Crunch Wrap from your very own home.

    18. A set of fairy lights you can use to add some whimsy to a space you might be getting a little tired of by now.

    A long string of fairy lights draped over a window curtain

    19. A game of Throw Throw Burritos, a combination card and dodgeball game that will help both kids and adults burn out some pent up energy — and maybe crave those microwaveable burritos in the freezer like whoa.

    The game box, which shows two plush burritos inside

    20. A wireless, Bluetooth-enabled karaoke mic you can sync with speakers, players, or singing apps on your phone and live out your Ariana Grande fan fiction in your living room.

    Reviewer image of a rose gold mic showing the volume and echo controls

    21. A portable ping-pong set that will magically turn any boring old table into a hours of Olympic-level face-offs between family members (whoever wins gets to pick the victory movie, obviously).

    Kids playing ping pong with an attached net at a dining room table

    22. A microgreens growing kit for anyone who needs a little bit of outdoor vibes right now. It comes in two forms — one that grows grass that cats LOVE, and another for garnishing on human food. These also happen to be *perfect* for small spaces with low lighting, so you can have your plants and eat them, too.

    23. A set of Table Topics cards perfect for sitting around the dinner table or spending a rainy afternoon on a catchup Zoom with friends. Each card comes with a thought-provoking question for everyone to take turns answering, and with a bunch of different themed sets, you'll def find one ideal for your gathering.

    24. A subscription to Book of the Month, an internet-beloved service that will deliver a specially curated book to your door so you can go on all kinds of fictional adventures (in your *preferred* genre) without ever leaving the bathtub or the wineglass you've got propped by it.

    An assortment of five books in different genres

    25. And speaking of tubs — an underwater disco light for the tub so you can party indoors by turning bath time into a veritable rave.

    26. An extremely nostalgia-inducing s'mores maker so you can live your best summer camp life all year long.

    27. A Wi-Fi-connected movie projector that easily converts any wall, both indoor and outdoor, into a personal theater. Once you sync it with a device like your phone or laptop, you can use it to project your fave Disney movies, at-home workouts, and even to play video games outside after the sun goes down.

    28. A home organization printable to guide you from room to room in your house, giving you an efficient way to *actually* take care of all your clutter and make everyone in the fam feel less cooped up.

    PDFs of checklists for rooms like kitchen, bedroom, and laundry

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