Tuesday, 5 May 2020

10 Fun Things You Can Still Do From Home during Lock Down

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Are you tired of being stuck at home? Do you want to find a way to pass the time? Then, this post is just for you as it looks at the top 10 things you can still do from home during lock down. These things will help the time pass and you will have a ton of fun in the process. Read on to find which things you can do to kill time.

1. Buy the Lotto online

If you have always wanted to win the lottery, then, this might be the perfect time to give it a try. There is no better way to let the time pass than with the thought that you could win a great deal of money be it for that dream holiday, or new business set up or a new car or home. Make sure you buy the lotto online rather than going to the newsagents since we at in a lock down, stay home and stay safe.

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2.  Binge watch the latest Netflix series

With Netflix dropping the hottest series, there are plenty of Netflix series that you can watch to pass the time. From Money Heist to Elite Season 3, the options are endless. Browse through the latest series and choose one that suits you best. There is no better way to spend the time than by binge watching the latest Netflix series with a bowl of popcorn and bar of chocolate.

3. Take a virtual trip to your favorite holiday destination

Being stuck at home does not mean that you cannot see the world. It is about time that you used technology to your advantage and took a virtual trip to discover the world.


4. Read a good book

One of the best things that you can do at home is read a good book. If you have not read a good book for some time now, it might be just what you need. Head over to Amazon to shop for the hottest e-books or order a hard cover if you feel like it. The Works also offers a brilliant variety of discount arts & crafts, cookery and gardening books to help keep you busy and find new hobbies. Alternatively there are lots of options on kindle too.


5. Learn to cook new dishes

There is no denying that Indian food amongst other cuisines is delicious and its most peoples first takeaway choice on a Saturday night. Since we are unable to go out to dinner or get our favorite takeaway, why not try your hand at cooking the dishes at home. There are plenty of YouTube channels and free online classes and cook books you could refer to, that will help you cook up a delicious meal. It is just what you need to do to cheer yourself up in these dull times.

6. Catch a movie

There are many movies that you can watch since you are home. Watch the latest Hollywood film or a foreign movie. Besides, it will help you learn a foreign language.

7. Listen to music

Entertain yourself to some music. Many artists are even creating music dedicated to the situation. Hence, it might be a good idea to listen to some new music.


8. Play a video game
When was the last time you played a video game? Being stuck at home gives you the perfect excuse to take out your play station controller and to play some Grand Theft Auto. My personal favorite is Spyro the dragon.

9. Study online
With so many online platforms offering free courses or courses that cost a small fee, it is time that you learned something new.

10. Indulge in some spa time
Treat yourself to some spa time by giving yourself a manicure and pedicure. It will help you relax.
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Are there any tips that you have that you can suggest whilst we are in lock down? Do share your ideas in the comments below, I would love to hear them.

**collaborative post

12 comments:

  1. I agree with all of these ideas. I already buy lotto online so always nice to check if we have won. Binge watch Netflix is great although I hate it when we get to the end x

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  2. Binge watching tv is something we're doing at the moment time permitting. You'd think I would have more time over lockdown but with 3 kids and working from home there is little time for anything.

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  3. thank you for these good suggestions - I have been mostly gardening, some online learning, watching films, cooking and speaking to family/friends.

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  4. Mellissa Williams6 May 2020 at 21:24

    We've been watching a lot of Netflix and a lot of movies during lockdown. There's a few things on this list I will definitely be trying.

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  5. I've been reading more in the last few weeks than I have in years. I also like my long hot soaks in the bath! Some great ideas

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  6. Thank you for these fabulous ideas - I've been visiting museums and art galleries online, some online learning, and walking every day - and taking photos :-)

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  7. I have just ordered a book to read and we are currently binge watching a couple of series. My husband is also watching films he has wanted to see for a long time

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  8. Loads of lovely ideas here. we’ve been finding it really productive to try new hobbies and activities

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  9. Yes, I'm enjoying many of these things during lockdown. It's about making the best of the time we have right now. Mich x

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  10. There are some really good ideas here for sure. I have deffo been doing so much netflix watching at late x

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  11. I have been doing spa nights with my 7 year old son and we both love it! At first I was enjoying being able to catch up on programmes that I have been planning to watch for ages but honestly I am getting sick of watching TV. Really enjoying improving my garden at the moment

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  12. Those are all wonderful selection of activities to keep yourself busy during the quarantine. I've been listening to some music while journaling and binge watching Netflix shows.

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