78 Best Things to Do When Bored At Home

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Whether you're bored on break or stuck in your house, here is the ultimate list of things to keep you entertained when you're bored. 

I know how sometimes life is boring. Like, I've been so bored where I have a headache from it. It's those times where I beg for something to do haha. 

From TV shows and movies to things to bake, I've got you covered. Seriously this list could keep you entertained for weeks. Enjoy!

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15 Binge-Worthy TV Shows To Watch When Bored:

As a college student, I have watched my fair share of TV shows whether it be on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and basically everything else. I've seen good shows and I've seen bad shows.

These are the best of the best. The ones I love and my friends also love. These will keep you entertained for a long time!! 

1. Scandal
2. Suits 
3. One Tree Hill
4. Gossip Girl 
5. Breaking Bad 
6. Game of Thrones 
7. Cheer
8. Love is Blind 
9. You
10. Riverdale 
11. Stranger Things 
12. Friday Night Lights 
13. Sex and the City 
14. 90210
15. Ozark
 

25 Best Feel-Good Movies To Watch When Bored:

Along with TV shows, I have a good ole' list of feel-good movies. Like, the movies you just don't want to end. Whether you're watching these alone or with a girlfriend, these are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

1. The Devil Wears Prada
2. Bridesmaids 
3. After 
4. Crazy Rich Asians 
5. Green Book 
6. Silver Linings Playbook 
7. She's The Man 
8. Booksmart 
9. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days 
10. Love, Simon 
11. Legally Blonde
12. Mean Girls
13. The Big Sick 
14. Five Feet Apart 
15. Love & Other Drugs 
16. Dear John 
17. The Parent Trap 
18. Father of the Bride 
19. Friends With Benefits 
20. Life as We Know It 
21. Juno 
22. Clueless
23. No Strings Attached 
24. Safe Haven 
25. Train Wreck

10 Productive Things to Do When Bored:

Nothing feels as good as organizing or cleaning. Well, maybe not during the process but definitely after. Just last week, I tackled my closet and the feeling of going into it is SO nice. Plus, it helped me forget so many of the clothes before. 

Getting some productive things done is one of the perfect things to do when bored. 

1. Clean out your closet - go through clothes and make a goodwill pile to donate
2. Color coordinate your clothes - check out my Instagram stories to see how I did this!
3. Wash your sheets 
4. Clean out and organize your refrigerator and freezer 
5. Organize and clean out your junk drawer
6. Clean out your backpack 
7. Clean out your makeup and clean makeup brushes 
8. Unsubscribe from junk emails 
9. Delete old texts - 
seriously this clears out so much storage 
10. Clean out your pantry

3 Killer At-Home Workouts:

1. Cardio

Cardio is hard at home especially if you don't have access to a treadmill or elliptical. This is such a good cardio routine to get your heart rate up and get moving.

2. Booty 

Who doesn't love a good booty workout? This is perfect for at home since it doesn't require any equipment! 

3. Abs

Might as well turn being bored into a six pack am I right?

5 Can't-Put-Down Books to Read:

1. When Life Gives You Lululemon

If you love Bravo TV shows, you will love this book! Sooo good and a light read. 

2. The After Series

My friends and I are all obsessed with this series. Highly recommend! 

3. Crazy Rich Asians

Loved this book. The movie is also super good so you could read the book then watch the movie for even more entertainment!

4. Little Fires Everywhere 

They just adapted this into a show on Hulu with Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington but the book is always better 😉 I'm watching this right now!

5. literally any book by Colleen Hoover

Always pick one of these up when I'm thinking of things to do when bored at home. 

5 Insanely Good Things to Bake:

1. Oreo Balls 

These are seriously so good and sooo easy to make! 

2. Caramel Fudge Brownies

My mouth is watering just looking at these. Definitely making these this week... 

3. Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars

For all those that prefer fruity over chocolatey, these are for you. How amazing does this look?!

4. Lemon Blueberry Muffins

A little less desserty but YUM. 

5. Peanut Butter Pie 

This is for the all peanut butter lovers out there.

 5 Random Things to Do When Bored:

1. 1000 piece puzzle 

2. Tik Tok Challenges 

3. Cook dinner for the family 

4. Make cards for the elderly 

5. Start a blog!

I have so many people ask me how I started my blog. It is the perfect thing to do when you're bored and is guaranteed to take up A LOT of your time. I have the exact steps I used to start my blog here.

 10 Self-Care Things to Do When Bored:

1. Take a nap

2. Paint your nails

3. DIY a face mask

4. Take a bubble bath

5. Journal

6. Meditate

7. Watch a sunrise

8. Write a letter to a friend

9. Make a mood board

10. Doodle or draw 

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  1. Thanks for many good ideas of what to do when your bored as we face this pandemic stay at home order.

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