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    34 Things To Help Fill Your Day At Home If You’re Feeling Like Rapunzel

    Something to "brush and brush and brush and brush your hair" not included.

    1. A giant bubble-making kit so the whole fam can enjoy a magical backyard activity with surprising ease — and take plenty of photos.

    A reviewer using the kit to make a giant, long bubble

    2. A foldable exercise bike with all the basic features you need if you don't have space or budget for a Peloton but want access to a quick cardio workout at home. It has a magnetic tension system to up the difficulty, and handy features on the screen so you can track your time, speed, distance, and more!

    3. A DIY bubble tea kit that'll help you whip up eight servings of delicious boba — it comes with tapioca pearls, earl grey and jasmine green tea, reusable boba-size straws (a must!) and a recipe.

    The kit

    4. The most recent version (it has a built-in light now!!) of the original basic Kindle so you can *instantly download* your next read — either from the Kindle store or from your local library's selection of ebooks. No waiting.

    The Kindle in black with text "holds thousands of books"

    5. How To Bake, a cookbook from Paul Hollywood and his baby blues so your cakes, breads, and pastries will no longer be disastrous or over-baked. This bb has tips, tricks, recipes, and step-by-step photos to guide you on the way — hello Star Baker!

    The cover of the book

    6. A sleek bamboo bath caddy to securely hold your favorite novel, your phone and (most importantly) a glass of wine while you luxuriate amongst the bubbles for hours until eeeevery single last one pops.

    The brown caddy suspended over a free-standing tub

    7. Drinking Like Ladies, a compilation of 75 cocktail recipes from today's leading women bartenders, for any feminist looking to add a little variety to their weekly, OK daily, happy hour. Here's to us!

    The cover: "75 modern cocktails from the world's leading femal bartender, includes toasts to extraordinary women in history"

    8. And a set of large fizzy aromatherapy bath bombs to moisturize your skin and make your next soak a little more spa-like. Ahhhh, relaxation in a steamy tub o' good smells. What a way to spend an evening!

    Reviewer's tub with blue water and five stars and the text "These bath bombs are quite possibly better than Lush"

    9. A vintagey 8-in-1 entertainment center that'll do it all: play records, stream music from your phone via Bluetooth, record from vinyl, CD, or cassette directly to USB, AND play CDs, cassettes, aaaaand AM/FM radio. It's time for a living room dance party.

    The wooden record player on a table

    10. Codenames, a game that transforms your friends or family into two teams of rival spies, plus one assassin and one double agent. You only know the "codenames" of the people on your team, so who will figure out which spies belongs on their team first?

    11. A crepe-making set complete with 12-inch nonstick griddle, wooden spreader, and spatula to ensure the lightest, thinnest crepes outside of Paris.

    The crepe maker and tools with text "serve gourmet brunches in minutes"

    12. An at-home manicure kit from Olive and June with everything you need to get to prep, polish, and perfect your nails with ease, including their famous Poppy handle, to help you ~get a grip~ on any polish.

    13. A Shiatsu shoulder massager you can use to relax overworked muscles after hunching over a computer all day. Plus, it has an optional heat setting for even more pain relief. It's like having a portable spa!

    Reviewer with the massager on their shoulders

    14. A mini (but bright and powerful) multimedia projector (and screen!) perfect for turning any room into a mini movie theater. Just plug in a phone, gaming system, streaming stick (including the Amazon Fire TV stick), or laptop.

    15. A challenging, 1000-piece Milky Way puzzle featuring an image shot by the Hubble Telescope. If you're feeling stuck at home, this'll take you ~out of this world~.

    The puzzle box and pieces

    16. Villainous, a Disney-themed game to let everyone release their inner evil queen. Why?! It's a strategy-based game featuring your favorite Disney villains (duh!) — every time you play as a different character, it's a totally different game.

    The board game with cards and pieces

    17. A set of scratch-off cityscapes for a whole new level beyond adult coloring books. A whole nighttime world is about to be revealed with just a few scratches.

    18. An expandable wall gardening system so you can turn your porch or patio into a gorgeous garden — no backyard, no problem. And it has a built-in dripper system you can connect right to your hose so you don't need to worry about watering.

    A reviewer's patio wall with the hanging system, filled with thriving plants

    19. Or a nine-herb window garden kit with everything you need to grow dill, basil, chives, thyme, parsley, oregano, cilantro, sage, and mustard if you're more of a DIY-er (or have a fantastically sunny kitchen window).

    Reviewer's image of three of the herb pots sprouting: dill, cilantro, and oregano

    20. The Movie Quiz Book, a handy little volume chock-full of (you guessed it!) movie trivia quizzes so you can test your knowledge across a whopping 1,600 questions.

    21. Or if your tastes skew more general, Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac so you can prepare now for your eventual Jeopardy domination.

    The cover, with text "8,888 questions in 365 days"

    22. A subtle, geometric removable peel-and-stick wallpaper to dress up your walls, furniture, or even shelves with ease if you've been thinking about a home refresh (like all of us are, am I right??) — no need to watch YouTube videos or hire a wallpaper installer.

    A sofa in front of a wall with the white and grey geometric wallpaper on it

    23. An Unexpexted Cookbook, a collection of recipes inspired by Lord of the Rings, so those hunger pangs you always felt around ~elevenses~ can finally be sated. We're talking recipes for EVERY HOBBIT MEALTIME!

    The cover of the book

    24. Werewolf, a unique take on Mafia you'll want to play with your family or quarantine pod to figure out who'll defend the village and who'll tear the group apart with their devious behavior?

    The game with character cards

    25. A subscription to Book of the Month to supplement all the books you already have in your to-read pile, because what's better than a new pick every month, selected from an array of shouldn't-be-missed new releases, plus a fun little surprise.

    Model holding five books (each an option for a specific month): The Perfect Mother, The Mars Room, Still Lives, How To Walk Away, and Small Country

    26. A DIY cross-stitch kit so you can bring out your ~crafty~ side, one thread at a time. Then you can move onto more challenging designs!

    A hand holding a completed floral cross-stitch

    27. A subscription to Disney+ so you can create the marathon of your choosing whether you're doing a full Marvel rewatch like me or want to see every single DCOM (Disney Channel Original Movie, duh!) in order of release.

    A screenshot of the subscription page, with options for just Disney_ for $6.99 and Disney, Hulu, and ESPN+ for $12.99

    28. A tequila-infusing kit to make your very own ~spicy margarita~ in the comfort of your own home and without having to follow a recipe or shop for special ingredients. The pouch is filled with dehydrated lime, orange, grapefruit, jalapeño, and pineapple for the perfect balance of sweet and spicy.

    29. A set of three *fabric* resistance bands so you can add some more movies to your at-home workout, without the rolling, pinching, and snagging caused by latex ones.

    Models using the bands and showing the light, medium, and heavy resistance versions

    30. A Hello Fresh subscription that'll basically be like a cooking class you can do at home. Sign up for a plan that fits your diet (including vegetarian and family plans), and you'll get allllllll the ingredients you need to prep each meal! WHILE learning how to cook!

    31. My Bucket List, a coffee table book-slash-journal to encourage you to create a list of all the things you want to do in life — with prompts to inspire you, and room to detail what you think each experience will be like, and room for your thoughts after *actually* doing it.

    The cover of the book

    32. A book of *supersized* New York Times Sunday crosswords for all the productive (exercising your brain!) procrastination you'll ever need.

    The cover of the book, with 500 crosswords

    33. A wine-tasting notebook if you're a burgeoning sommelier looking to expand your horizons — it has space to reflect and take notes on your favorite blends!

    The cover of the notebook

    34. An ice dye kit for a ~sophisticated~ take on the tie-dye trend all over your TikTok FYP. It comes with everything you need including dye, soda ash, instructions, tips and tricks, and a bandana so you can try it out.

    The box kits

    Actual footage of me baking my way through quarantine:

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