We are living in unprecedented times and are acutely aware of the impact that the Coronavirus is already having on our communities. If you are working from home, had a trip or event canceled, or are lost without your favorite sports game, I’ve put together a list of some fun things you can do as you enjoy the comfort of your home a bit more than normal. 

 

Have a Game Night

Whether your self-quarantining or social distancing with your family, a traditional or digital board game is a great way to pass the time. 

31 Fun Games for Family Game Night

10 Best Adult Party Games That’ll Make Any Game Night

OR Download fun game apps such as:

 – Heads Up

 – Family Feud Live

 – Fibbage

 – Piccolo

              
                                     

2. Get Ahead of Spring Cleaning 

Take this time indoors to declutter and reorganize your home or apartment. A clean environment can also promote productivity. 

100 Best Organizing Tips for the Tidiest Home Ever

How to Store Your Winter Clothes

10 Marie Kondo Organization Tips That Will Change Your Life

 

 

 

3. Cook Philly Staples in Your Kitchen

Bummed about your favorite restaurants taking a few weeks off? Here are some recipes you can make yourself while you anticipate their return. 

Joe Beddia’s Homemade Pizza

Res Ispa’s Agrodolce Chicken 

Yehuda Sichel’s Matzo Ball Soup

Zahav’s Hummus 

Marc Vetri’s Tagliatelle with Wild Mushrooms

Vernick’s Pea Butter And Bacon Toast

Edamame Dumplings

               
                                     
4. Have an At-Home Date Night

From simple meals to movie nights here are some ideas to keep the romance alive as you enjoy each other’s company 24/7.  

20 Romantic At-Home Date Night Ideas For Everyone

Tacos & Tequila Night 

– Take your time + make your favorites from scratch — Sushi, Gnocchi, Ice Cream

Start a New Show

 

5. Read a Book

Now is the perfect time to tackle your favorite celebrity’s best sellers list or those books you were gifted around the holidays. 

The New York Times Best Sellers

Barnes & Noble Stores’ Bestsellers

Elle’s Best Books Of 2020 (So Far)

         
                                     
6. Start Spring Home Maintenance

Take a stab at the annual spring sprucing which seems to always take a backseat to our busy schedules.  

10 Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

The Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

15 Spring Home Maintenance Tips

 

7. Brainstorm Idea’s for Home Improvement Projects

Have a project hanging over your head? Now is a great time to start planning the improvements you need to get done. 

New Kitchen Trends 

Houzz Compact Patio Ideas

Boost Curb Appeal With Shutters 

Add Seasonal Planters and Window Boxes 

             
                                             

8. Workout at Home

Staying inside with no access to the gym can be challenging both physically and mentally. Here’s a few ways to get your sweat on at home. 

How to Start an At-Home Yoga Practice 

Sweat with Kayla

Find the Best At-Home Workouts for You

Peloton or Mirror

 

 

9. Go For a Walk + Look at Nature

Staying inside for too long can make anyone a little crazy. Here are some ways to safely get outside and enjoy the fresh air. 

Schuylkill River Trail

Rolling Hill Park

Wissahickon Valley Park

       
                                     
10. Get Rest + Strengthen Your Immune System

With no morning commute or late night events you can easily catch up on some z’s and implement healthy immune strengthening practices. 

7 Mistakes That Can Weaken Your Immune System (and How to Fix Them)

Coronavirus Resource Center

Facts (and Myths) About Boosting Your Immune System

 

 

 

 

Make sure to seek advice and counsel of a medical professional and/or officials prior to going outdoors or any items mentioned in the above. If you need any guidance regarding the current real estate market during this time of uncertainty please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team. 

 

Stay positive. Stay healthy. We’ll get through this!