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    34 Things You'll Love If Your Favorite Activity Is Staying Home

    *taps shoes together* "Is it working yet??" —you whenever you're not at home

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    1. A non-slip bamboo bathtub tray for possibly the best soak of your life, with enough room for a glass of wine, book, candle, snacks, and maybe even some ambient music.


    So go ahead, stay there until you're a literal prune, because ladies and gents, that's the kind of luxury you have when you stay home and don't see a single soul!!

    Promising review: "It's like it was made for special days, when the only things you need are a bathtub filled with hot water, your favorite movie, and a glass of wine. Could be a nice present as well." —Ana D.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    2. A height-adjustable laptop desk so you don't have to leave your bed all day! And there's room for snacks, a cup of tea, etc. If only it could also recommend your next binge-watching obsession, then it could ~really~ do it all.

    Sarah Han / Via

    Promising review: "I work from home a lot, and sometimes I love working on my couch. My legs were starting to get sore from the weight on my laptop and cooling fan, and I couldn't use my mouse of course. This little laptop tray is the best $30 I've spent in a long time. It makes working on the couch SO much easier. Thank you!" —T. Taylor

    Check out my full review, "If You Hate Leaving Your Bed, You 100% Need This Laptop Desk," to learn more about why I stan this object as a human-sloth-homebody.

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    3. An Unplugged Book Box subscription if your idea of the perfect day involves delving into a good book and some ~self care~ — each box includes: a new release YA or adult (18+ protagonist) book, four to six bookish self care or novelty products, and activities/tools to help you unplug/focus on yourself.


    Promising review: "I researched a ton of book subscription boxes before finding Unplugged Book Box. What sets them apart, to me, is their intentional focus on self-care. Each item in their box encourages you to slow down and to think about what self-care might look like for you. For some people it’s gratitude journaling (they’ll provide a word of the month and journaling prompts), for some it’s a physical act (such as applying a face mask) and of course, for many, it’s literally unplugging and getting lost in a great new book. They also talk a lot about the connection between self-care and overall health and wellbeing a lot on their website and through social media. I also think the box is a great deal, based on all my market research, haha." —Rhonda Leigh

    Get it from Cratejoy for $33.30.

    4. A larger-than-life wine glass that'll fit a WHOLE BOTTLE of the good stuff — it's the perfect gag gift for yourself because, news flash, you can never have TOO much wine!


    Promising review: "This was actually much larger than I thought it was going to be, but that's not a problem at all — another excuse to drink more!" —Duo Gong

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in eight colors/designs).

    5. A Winc monthly subscription with flavorful, in-house-produced wines curated to your specific tastes/preferences, or a Wine Tasting 101 Kit if you wanna corral all of your friends into trekking over to your place for a round of ~educational tipsy-ness.~ Napa Valley, who?


    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review of the wine service to learn more! I personally tried out the Wine Tasting 101 Kit and totally fell in love — as someone who loves wine to no end but doesn't really know that much about it, this kit was perfect for learning a little bit of what you should be looking for in wines. Color? Viscosity? Acidity? Earthiness? Cheers!

    For subscription pricing, bottles start at $13 and you get free shipping when you order at least four bottles; you also get $20 off your first month's order. Get the Wine Tasting 101 Kit for $99.

    6. The appropriately-named Cravings: Hungry for More cookbook from our favorite sassy home-cooking queen, Chrissy Teigen, to help you transform your kitchen into the merriest of places and filled with with drool-worthy smells — trust me, it'll be much more ~satisfying~ than ordering takeout.


    Promising review: "I have always been a picky eater, but when I ordered the first Cravings book, I was pleasantly surprised by how many dishes I was willing to try. As soon as I saw the second book was going to be released, I knew I had to purchase. The recipes in this book check all the right boxes for me: comfort + flavor coupled with Chrissy's sense of humor. The pictures are vibrant and the recipes go into great detail for those who may not know their way around a kitchen. My only question is when is book #3 coming out??!!" —Nikole Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+.

    And of course you can always buy the OG Cravings cookbook!

    7. Or a cute celestial noodles bowl + chopsticks set to spruce up your lazy instant ramen meals when cooking from scratch is the last thing you wanna do (especially if it takes you away from your bed/couch, amirite).

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14.

    8. An eye mask, because sleeping is the best, but being able to cycle through multiple deep sleep stages without a peep of interruption is *actually* the best of the best — and its contoured shape won't hurt or put pressure on your eyes!


    It also comes with a pair of Moldex ear plugs! How considerate!

    Promising review: "Love it, love it, love it! I work long days and when I get the opportunity to sleep in, I can't sleep if the sun is up. This mask totally blocks out the light and the ear plugs are the finishing touch. I wish I had found this mask sooner, but I will treasure it now that I have it." —Barbara1948

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90 (available in four colors).

    9. A 60" x 80" Rocabi weighted blanket that claims to feel like "being hugged by a Bengal tiger" — take that as you will, but people swear by this to help minimize sleep troubles, including insomnia, anxiety, and frequent sleep movements. You deserve *restful* sleep!


    Promising review: "Yes, I was skeptical about paying over $150 for a weighted blanket. We have an adult son with a long history of sleep troubles and this has made a great difference in his quality and quantity of sleep. I bought one for my husband and now we are trading off at night as to who gets to use it (largest size doesn't cover a king-sized bed) The weight (we got 20 lbs) just settles on you and you can feel your frayed nerves just calming down and coming together. My sleep is deeper and I wake more refreshed after using the weighted blanket. I compare this to sleeping under four to five cotton quilts at grandma's house — the weight is just so comforting. I really recommend this as a non-pharmaceutical solution to sleep challenges." —Naomi M. Tsujimura

    Get it from Amazon for $209+ (available in 25 or 30 lbs). Additional sizes available on Rocabi's website.

    10. A festive and fleece-y Aerie pajama jumpsuit to show your bod what cozy dreams are made of! Block off the next two days 'cause you deserve to spend them burrito-ed up in this.


    Promising review: "These PJs came today and I probably won't leave them or my house until spring. Seriously so soft and comfy. The inside is plush but it's not too heavy, so you stay cozy but not overly hot. Hopped on here to leave this review and order another set so I can sleep in a set every night." —Steph

    Get it from Aerie for $45.46 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and two patterns).

    11. A versatile deep tissue heated massager you'll be maneuvering across every body part, because you're not about playing favorites., Amazon

    Hello, eight kneading rollers, two massage directions, and a timer that's set at 15 minutes (45 mins is the max recommended time for any particular area).

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about buying a massager online, but I guess I wanted to try anything at this point because the tension in my neck was so bad! I am using it right now for the first time and it's amazing. Just the right pressure and hitting all the spots that I have knots in. It's very warm, but I wouldn't say 'hot.' I can't wait to use this every night to relax!!! I am so grateful." —Jamie Shepard

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    12. A handy Tweexy nail polish holder for a neat-o, spill-proof manicure without needing a flat surface — because what else you are gonna do with your hands while you binge watch the entirety of Netflix's *and* Hallmark's Christmas movie selection?

    Promising review: "As a clumsy (like, getting kicked out of stores because you've accidentally knocked over two displays while trying to pick up the original display you knocked over) person who loves nail painting, this has been a gift sent down from Cedric Diggory himself. I haven't been able to spill nail polish once since, and that is a miracle. Even if you're not ultra clumsy, it's just a convenient helper when nail painting." —Dice

    Check out our deep dive, "This Nail Polish Holder Will Make Giving Yourself A Manicure So Much Easier, to learn more!

    Get it from Amazon for $10 (available in 17 colors).

    13. A pair of moisturizing gel-lined socks and gloves rich in Vitamin E and mineral oils to treat and smooth over your rough and weary hands/feet — it's also just a solid excuse to hit the hay early and get a full night's rest. Goodnight, world!


    They can be used with lotion for an extra dose of hydration!

    Promising review: "I wore these to sleep without lotion or anything, and in the morning my heels were no longer cracked or dry." —Amazon Customer

    Get the gloves from Amazon for $8.99, the socks for $8.99, or a set of socks *and* gloves for $13.99 (available in two colors).

    14. A Knock Knock self-therapy notepad that'll remind yourself to ~check in~ with yourself every so often — but in a lighthearted and this-too-shall-pass manner.


    Promising review: "Although this is clearly a humorous tool (to be used with a grain of salt) it's very helpful for calming down when I'm feeling really anxious or concerned over something. Sometimes, after I fill them out, I like to tape them up on my wall. The prompts 'How do you feel?' followed immediately by 'How do you *really* feel?' are very telling and encourage honesty with yourself." —Rachel F.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.10.

    15. A personal ZIP-UP SAUNA, folks! Complete with a two-liter steam pot and digital display, a waterproof layer to prevent steam penetration, nine temperature levels, six time settings, remote control, folding chair, mat, and two zippers for your hands — you'll never have to pay for an overpriced spa anything!,

    Promising review: "I wasn't sure this would meet my expectations, but oh boy, was I proven wrong! I enjoy stepping into my personal sauna when I come home from a long day of work or from the gym. It takes about 8-10 minutes to heat up, and then I can enjoy up to 30 minutes of purifying and relaxing steam. I set up my laptop in front and enjoy a few episodes each session. Afterwards, I just open everything up, pat down the floor and let it air dry. This was an investment in my personal health and I am so glad I made the purchase." —K. Meno

    Get it from Amazon for $83.95+ (available in three colors).

    16. A the New York Times Best of the Week crossword book to revamp hump day's drab reputation into a cozy weekend activity — the Wednesday edition contains 50 medium-level puzzles that will make you scratch your head *just* enough and let you determine what level of difficulty you like best!

    St. Martin's Griffin

    Get it from Amazon for $9.22, Barnes and Noble for $10.79, or a local bookseller through IndieBound.

    Check out all of the other days' books for varying levels of easy, medium, and challenging puzzles!

    17. A scratch-off movie bucket list that'll literally give you a goal for staying in — just don't get too competitive with yourself and get some fresh air once in a while. Or just watch all 100 in a month, you do you!

    Amazon, Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a small gift to send to my boyfriend and it is perfect! He is a huge movie buff and has already scratched off some of his favorite classics, and now we are working through what's left on the list. I love the little images behind the "scratch off" because they definitely go with the movie theme, but you never know what they're going to be!" —Anna Maddamma

    Get it from Amazon for $12.48 (also available in albums and places).

    18. A crewneck sweatshirt to let everyone know what personality type you are — say it loud and proud, baby!

    Calluna Market / Etsy

    Get it from Calluna Market on Etsy for $32.99+ (available in unisex sizes S–5XL and three colors).

    19. A deep pore-cleansing matcha mud mask for soothing your troubled skin and leaving it brighter, more moisturized, and more vibrant than you ever thought was possible.


    Promising review: "I'm a very picky person when it's comes to my face and always do lots of research before buying something. I have sun-damaged skin with dark spots so I needed something to help lighten my skin, as well as something with anti-aging and nourishment effects, and this mask does that! It has a very light texture and is easy to apply, while also making my skin feel soft and look noticeably younger! I felt and saw a difference after the first couple uses." —Corina Bejan

    Get it from Amazon for $16.71.

    20. Or if you'd rather put matcha *inside* your body, a matcha book, whisk, and shaker set to help you whip up delicious drinks AND food. Did you know you could make matcha pasta? 'CAUSE YA SURE CAN.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get the set from Urban Outfitters for $65.

    You can also get the book separately from Amazon for $17, Barnes & Noble for $15.83, a local bookseller through IndieBound, or find a copy at your local library.

    21. A candid tote that'll let everyone exactly where you wish they could be — nothing against them, of course, it'd just be nicer not having to deal with social interaction or wearing real pants.


    Get it from 101 Shop Home Goods on Etsy for $21.

    22. A green tea infused Zinus memory foam mattress to make it much, much harder to muster up the motivation to get up and leave the house — especially when there's less than ideal weather, what on earth would be better than lying on a literal cloud for hours on end?


    Promising review: "We purchased this bed only three years after having made the mistake of buying a $900 piece of junk mattress made by a major mattress brand. This mattress is AMAZING for a fraction of the cost. Let me just tell you, there has not been a morning since we have had this mattress that my husband or I have woken up sore, back aching, neck hurting, or any type of discomfort like what we were experiencing with our old mattress. This mattress makes it so hard to get up in the morning. We have never hit the snooze button so much in our lives." —Eric Sniders

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's glowing review on how this mattress changed the way she slept forever (#7)!

    Get it from Amazon for $74+ (available in narrow twin to California king sizes and six to 12 inches).

    23. A lightweight, temperature-regulating, and moisture-wicking Goodful cotton comforter that'll make your bed look *even more comfy* and won't leave you feeling too hot or too cold in the middle of the night, no matter how temperamental the weather is. *side eye*


    Promising review: "My husband and I have been using this comforter for two weeks now, in the Chicagoland area at the end of summer/beginning of fall with nightly temperatures varying vastly from the 30s-70s. I was initially skeptical because of the light weight of this comforter, but pleasantly surprised at its ability to keep us perfectly warm on cold nights and cool on warmer nights. It’s not thick, but still fills our duvet cover nicely and stays in place with the corner fabric loops. I would prefer a little more weight, but am amazed at the warmth from this light comforter." —CLSedona

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $97.99 with code FRIEND (available in full/queen and king sizes; originally $200).

    Check out the temperature-regulating mattress pad, pillows, and sheets for the whole shebang!

    24. An Amazon Fire TV Stick so you can catch up on all your favorite shows and movies, or ask Alexa to find new gems for you, all *without* wasting time cycling through all of your subscriptions and apps — because relaxing shouldn't be that cumbersome.


    Promising review: "We hesitated to buy a Fire Stick for so long and I finally got one for our house at Christmas. So glad I did. It is very convenient to have all our TV apps in one place. We don't have to go and log into Netflix, and then exit that and go log into Hulu. Now if I want to switch from Netflix to Prime, I just push a couple buttons to move over into a new app. Another great thing is the ability to just say what you want to watch via Alexa. For instance, you can say, 'Tom Hanks,' and it will come up with all the movies he has been in. We also enjoy playing games on the Fire Stick. Many games are free and some require payment." —Thorsmom

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review on the Fire Stick to learn more about why you need to hop on this product train.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (original) or $34.99 (4K).

    25. A blue soladite crystal Skin Gym facial roller to help your well-curated lineup of skincare products sink in even deeper into the skin and treat your face with a nice, cooling massage — it also helps with promoting lymphatic drainage, reducing puffiness, and maintaining healthy blood circulation.

    Free People

    Promising review: "I already am into crystals for their positive energy properties and I love skincare gadgets as well, so this was right up my alley. After the first use I feel like my eyes were less puffy and my skin just looks gorgeous, so I do believe that it is helping with serum penetration. I also feel the positive vibes!" —Britt6923

    Get it from Free People for $32 (also available in rose quartz).

    26. A Paletteful Pack subscription box that'll keep your ~inner artist~ fed with plenty of high-quality supplies, i.e. pens, pencils, sketch pads, oil paints, tool sets, and much more!


    Promising review: "I've received my fourth Paletteful Pack. I'm rather surprised this isn't one of the most popular for anyone interested in art. Supplies are top dollar, and I spend time pouring over art supply catalogs. At this point I'm convinced Paletteful is run by the U.S. equivalent of Hogwarts. They even have a website you can post your monthly project(s) to. It's just an extremely well-done and fun monthly box. Now I just have to figure out how to order a monthly subscription for a birthday gift for my daughter who just found me after 39 years and loves art like I do. Cheers!!" —Jen

    Get it from Cratejoy for $19.99+ (available in Palette Petite Pack, Young Artist, and Premier Paletteful Pack).

    27. A Fantastic Cities coloring book to satisfy your hunger for travel, but like, not right now — you're much too cozy to even think about planning a trip.


    Pair with "Spotify's Globe Trotting" playlist for maximum effect.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite adult coloring book by far. The aerial perspective is great; the pages are thick, almost like cardstock; and the ink is consistently dark throughout with no fading — these attributes enhance the coloring experience and make it easier for colorers to get into the meditative flow where creativity takes over. Looking forward to getting my second copy." —Carson

    Get it from Amazon for $10.10.

    28. A gorgeous Homebody book by everyone's favorite fixer-upper, Joanna Gaines — it contains page after page of *actually recreate-able* design and DIY tips tips to make your home even more of a homebody haven.


    Promising review: "I love it already. It is another top quality book with thick pages and binding that will last a lifetime. The images in this book are beautiful and exactly how I like to decorate. She didn't use pictures to make you envious like the ones on Pinterest, but shows how even *you* can design simple yet elegant spaces. I love the concept. White walls? No problem. Add a few pieces and voila, you have a designed space. There are several hundred pictures, and of course, a lot of dialogue from Joanna herself to walk you through every step in the process. I love it and will definitely be purchasing more copies to give as gifts for this holiday season." —Noelanii

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+.

    29. A pair of Ultraideas memory foam slippers so you can shuffle around your home in comfort (because cold feet are the WORST) *and* to your own I'm-home-alone-and-I'm-loving-it beat.

    Heads up: reviewers say these run a little small, so order a size up!

    Promising review: "LOVE these slippers! They are so soft and comfortable. I agree with those who suggest that you buy your pair one size larger than what you normally purchase. Doing that keeps your slippers very roomy inside and keeps your heels away from hanging off of the back ridge. They feel safe on my feet and are very warm. They were packaged well and actually arrived BEFORE my expected shipping date! —Marjorie

    Get them from Amazon for $19.90+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in five colors).

    30. A set of vegan bath bombs that'll make you never want to take a ~regular~ bath again — and thanks to boatloads of essential oils in these bbs, you'll step out of the tub with silky smooth skin.


    Each bath bomb is packed with organic essential oils like peppermint, sweet orange, lemon, rose, lavender, and citronella essential oils.

    Promising review: "Vegan and organic ingredients! They come individually wrapped in a very cute box (I bought it for myself, but it would make a great gift box). My favorite scents so far are definitely rose and lavender. I don't have a jacuzzi tub or anything fancy, but one bath bomb makes my entire bathroom smell wonderful and my body felt very relaxed after I step out of the tub. I pair this with my essential oils diffuser and it's basically a spa day for me. My skin felt really smooth after the bath. For the price I think it's definitely worth it!" —Shiberu

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in five styles).

    31. A rainbow of I Dew Care sheet masks so you can douse your face in essence and treatments that'll calm down your stressed-out skin, tighten pores, and increase luminosity. You glow, girl!

    Promising review: "If you break down the price on these they are roughly $2 a mask. Love a good deal! These in particular always leave my face feeling supple and hydrated (especially the one meant for tired skin). If you are looking something to clarify and really detox the skin this isn't for you — but if you are looking for something that's going to make you feel like you are pampering yourself and just something that will help you relax, I really do enjoy these. Also, the actual sheet part of the mask adheres to the face really well, not like other ones I've tried where you have to lay flat or else it falls off your face. All in all, love the product!" —Jaden

    Get a box of 14 from Ulta for $25.

    32. A copy of The Roommate Book that'll help you make peace with your roommate and become friendly cohabitants at the very least — especially if they're a homebody too, you gotta both gotta learn how to tango with each other.


    Promising review: "I love this book! Very creative, cute, and hilarious. If you've ever had (or currently have) a roommate, you can relate to the advice, anecdotes, and hand-drawn pictures Becky has compiled in this amusing book! It's definitely done in her signature 'doodle nouveau' style, which makes this incredibly illustrative book a perfect addition to any book shelf or coffee table! Added bonus: Need to drop some subtle hints to your current roomie? This book makes a great gift filled with lots of passive dos and don'ts for all shared living situations!" —Austin L. Randall

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+.

    33. A birchwood pine–scented Nest Fragrances diffuser to envelop your home with the fresh, fresh smell of crisp pine! No need to deal with the huge mess that comes with getting a ~real~ pine tree for the holidays when you got this!


    It says that "the alcohol-free formula releases fragrance slowly and evenly into the air for approximately 90 days," but if you use it more sparingly, according to one reviewer, it'll last six months!

    Promising review: "I was thrilled to find a pine scent that actually smells real! Every other pine aroma smells artificial to me, but not this one. I'm loving it! I walk in my home and I'm looking for the pine tree. The aroma isn't too strong nor too weak. The delightful aroma drifts upstairs and around my home in such a welcoming way. I'm sold on this line." —C.L.Lane

    Get it from Amazon for $48. Shop other scents here!

    34. And a woven jacquard throw blanket that'll remind you what your greatest accomplishment is. OWN IT, NAP KWEEN!

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this throw. The price was bit steep, but I knew I had to have it when I first saw it on UO. I'm so glad I bought it! Looks great with my living room decor and it's pretty comfy to nap with — my cat also loves to snuggle with it on the couch. It also smells good, which is kind of a weird thing to comment on, but true nonetheless." —SunnyCali

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $108 (it's 50" length x 68" width, btw!).

    You and these products know how to have a good time:

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    And you also know how to work and be super productive at home too! It's just where you THRIVE.

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