Even if you’re safe and healthy while sheltering in place, weeks and weeks of social distancing can begin to wear you down. We’ve been working overtime to find ways to reestablish a few small routines that coronavirus quarantines may have disrupted. We have tips on everything from working out at home to working from home, but you’ve probably been clawing at the walls for a while.
If you have access to an outdoor space, REI is currently holding their Inside/Out sale for yoga mats, stretchy pants, and more through April 27. We also found bargains on games for the Nintendo Switch, the unofficial Console of the Pandemic. Don’t forget to give your package a once-over with a disinfecting wipe once it arrives.
Home and Outdoor Deals
Shark IQ Robot Vacuum with Self-Emptying Base for $450 ($150 off): This is one of our favorite robot vacuums because it has a self-emptying bin, which means there are fewer times you have to fuss about with it and toss dirt out in the trash. You can schedule cleaning times and even enable Alexa in the app. Read more in our review.
SodaStream Fizzi Soda Maker with CO2 Carbonator and 2 Extra Bottles for $70 ($20 off): There may be an upcoming carbon dioxide shortage, so grab your bubbly drinks while you still can.
KitchenAid Pro 600 Series 6 Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer for $394 ($106 off): If you too have jumped on the anxiety-baking train, a KitchenAid can knead bread dough for you and make the process go much faster.
Google Nest Protect Smoke Alarm & Carbon Monoxide Detector (2-Pack) for $160 ($80 off): Of all the home upgrades you may be pondering right now, Nest’s simple alarm system will integrate seamlessly with your current Google Home and Nest thermometer.
Brooks Glycerin 17 Road Running Women’s Shoes for $100 ($50 off): These understated running shoes from Brooks come equipped with the company’s DNA LOFT tech, which adds a cushiony underfoot for extra comfort.