Lazy days in are the norm thanks to COVID-19, and that likely won't change for the foreseeable future. For the hardcore introverts out there, weekends inside are nothing new, but even the most committed homebodies can get bored with the same old hobbies. Luckily, it's easy to transform your space into one that makes your relaxation sessions even more chill. The first thing you should do is know that finding good content is key to having a great time. Binging Netflix only turns out well when you time it right and have something to look forward to. Check out the top 10 series and films currently streaming on the site, or, if you're feeling adventurous, let a generator surprise you.
Dress the Part
Have lounge wear that is comfortable and instantly makes you feel more relaxed. Silk is a luxurious choice that will completely transform the way you unwind. The softness of it against your skin can make even an unmade bed feel like a throne. Wash your bedding before you intend to relax. You can either use a scented laundry detergent or spritz some of your favorite fabric freshener. Joggers, oversized t-shirts, sweatshirts and loose hoodies are the best clothes for long viewing sessions; don't forget to put on ultra-cozy socks and/or slippers, too.
Make Your Own Movie Snacks
Chips and candy are classics, but you can take your Netflix sessions up a notch with some simple but unbelievably satisfying grub. This collection of movie night recipes includes homemade trail mix popcorn, loaded cheese fries, banana pops drenched in dark chocolate and even kielbasa with dipping sauce. The right meal can enhance your viewing experience tenfold, and it certainly beats the junk food hangovers and unhealthy calorie overload from takeout.
Order Some Treats
You may want to order a subscription box filled with snacks, goodies or other things that you enjoy while you stream, like marijuana products and smoke accessories. Many people enjoy unwinding with cannabis and Netflix, and a box like the Daily High Club or Nugg's Club will help you do that in style. Enjoy hand-selected, custom glass pieces from the Daily High Club, or opt for full-size, variety mixes from Nugg. The best part about subscription boxes is that they arrive at your door, so you just need to pick them up and enjoy. This can give you something to look forward to leading up to your big movie night, too. Just make sure to wear gloves and disinfect any new packages coming into your home to continue to practice pandemic safety measures.
Watch with Friends Without Leaving Home
Social distancing doesn't have to ruin your social life. Apps like Netflix Party allow you to stream shows and movies in real-time with your friends and family. It might not be exactly the same as watching things side-by-side, but it helps bring connection back into your life while protecting everyone's health. If you're currently dating during COVID-19, this is a great low-key date idea that respects social distancing and saves you money.