Many of us have had months to process the “new normal” and still cannot wrap our heads around what is going on. From spending all of our free time inside to not visiting family and friends for months, our lifestyles have changed completely. With all the time now spent in our homes, there a few key items you can purchase to make your quarantine a little more enjoyable. Keep on reading for the top 10 things to buy during these quarantine times.
Capri Blue Volcano Hand Soap & Lotion Caddy Set
Excessive hand washing has been an important part of quarantine. Washing your hands after leaving the house, after unloading groceries, and after touching anything outside of the house can drain the oils from your hands leaving them dry, cracked, and uncomfortable. This beautiful hand soap and lotion caddy set from Anthropologie is formulated with olive oil and shea butter which is exactly what you need to keep your hands feeling great all throughout quarantine. It doesn’t hurt that the beautiful blue color and name, Capri, will help transport you back to the Italian island.
Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Cancelling Headphones
Working from home seems to be a bit of a struggle for everyone these days. While most people are used to a quiet office environment, working from your home can pose a lot of different noise problems. From the kids barging into your room to outside noises in the neighborhood, conference calls and concentration can be difficult while at home. Fortunately, noise cancelling headphones can help to block out some of the noise and keep you focused on work. The Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones have been voted as “Best All Around” noise cancelling headphones by CNET. They offer multipoint Bluetooth pairing so you can connect them to your phone and computer at the same time. They are extremely comfortable and have made major improvements in their noise cancelling capabilities.
If you were a soul cycle girl, fear not! Peloton is your new best friend so you can get a quality workout from the comfort of your own home. Gyms force you to come into contact with a lot of people. If you are not quite ready to venture back to group classes, but need to get back into exercising, Peloton can be a great middle ground. Complete with your own virtual personal trainer, Peloton will have you looking your best in no time. Peloton now offers the Bike (immersive cardio) or the Bike+ (cardio + strength) depending on what your goals may be. With so much time spent inside, working out can help to alleviate some stress, and get your routine back to normal.
Hello Fresh Meal Delivery Kit
Hello Fresh is an excellent meal delivery kit that is perfect for these quarantine times. Hello Fresh can help people to avoid going outside and grocery shopping and be able to have fresh ingredients delivered directly to your door. With quality ingredients, the ability to skip weeks when you do not need the service, and an affordable price make Hello Fresh the perfect meal delivery kit during quarantine. Each box comes with easy-to-follow recipes with clear nutritional info, farm to table ingredients, meal kits that aren’t bulky, and a fun cooking experience that the whole family can partake in.
Winc Wine Club
In these quarantine times, wine is an absolute necessity. Whether you love white, red, rose, or all the above, a wine club is the perfect way to keep your wine stash fully stocked without ever having to leave the home. With over a hundred different types of wine, including vegan wine, and $20 off your first order, there is no reason not to try out this California based wine club.
Alo Yoga Lounge Set
An Alo Yoga lounge set is absolutely necessary for anyone who is spending most of their time at home. Changing out of your PJs into one of these lounge sets will help you feel like you are put together and ready to tackle the day all while remaining comfortable. These lounge sets are perfect while you are staying in your home yet can also double as workout outfits, or travel outfits. Made of quality material, these Alo Yoga lounge sets will have you looking and feeling your best while in quarantine.
With all the time being spent at home, you may finally get the chance to read the books you have had on your reading list for the last year. While there is a certain charm to opening a physical book, long shipping times and lack of adequate stocking in stores can make finding a physical book difficult these days. Fortunately, the Kindle E-Reader is a great alternative for those who are looking to amp up their reading during quarantine. Kindles offer different storage sizes depending on your needs.
Click and Grow Indoor Smart Garden
The Click and Grow Indoor Smart Garden is the perfect idea for those stuck in quarantine. It allows you to experience al the benefits of having an actual garden without all the work. In addition, they can be done anywhere, whether you are staying in your apartment on the Upper East Side, or simply don’t want to leave your home in California. They also allow you to grow a garden year round, despite any difficult weather. Grow your own herbs, plants, and veggies right from the comfort of your own home.
The Gravity Blanket
The Gravity Weighted Blanket is perfect for quarantine. All the change and uncertainty can bring about feelings of anxiousness and sleeplessness. Fortunately, research has shown that weighted blankets can help people to feel more calm, and get to bed easier. Coming in a variety of different sizes from 15 lbs to 35 lbs, the Gravity Blanket is shown to reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep quality, and looks great while feeling comfortable. This is the perfect way to indulge in some self care during quarantine.
Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer
Kitchen Aids are the holy grail of any woman’s kitchen. And, with significantly more at home cooking and baking than ever before, it is an absolute necessity during quarantine. Kitchen Aids have a variety of different models depending on what your specific needs may be. In addition, they have countless attachment heads that help to make cooking pasta, spiraling veggies, and grinding meat easier than ever. Become a pro chef from the comfort of your own home with the help of a Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer.