If you're feeling restless this spring, there are lots of things to do at home. Temporary Florida Coronavirus restrictions and regulations have closed bars and beaches, and many people across the state are staying home to help prevent the spread. If you're one of them, you may be feeling some cabin fever. But staying home doesn't mean you have to be bored, you can still celebrate being a Floridian with these activities.

Do A DIY Craft With Seashells

Price: Cost of materials (glue gun, string, paint supplies, mason jars, wood)

Why You Need To Do It: Use your Florida beachcombing haul to make something pretty for your room. Ideas to get your creative juices flowing include filling up a clear jar with sea glass or gluing shells in the shape of Florida or a heart.


Watch A Florida Beach Cam For Some Sandy Vibes

Price: Free

Why You Need To Do It: Craving a beach day? You can gaze at your favorite Florida shoreline without leaving home by streaming a live beach cam.

Dig Into A True Crime Doc Featuring Florida

Price: Free with a Netflix subscription. A basic subscription will cost you $8.99, with a 30-day free trial also available.

Why You Need To Do It: Documentary junkies need to see The Legend of Cocaine Island on Netflix. It's the ultimate "Florida man" story. Consider installing the add-on that lets you host a watch party with friends from the comfort of your own homes.


Craft & Sip A Summery Cocktail

Price: Cost of ingredients (fresh fruit, ice, liquor, herbs)

Why You Need To Do It: Whip up a fruity vodka lemonade or a coconut rum cocktail recipe off Pinterest while you wait for the self-isolation to end. Drink responsibly!

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Make A No-Bake Key Lime Pie

Price: Cost of ingredients (graham crackers, cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, key limes, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream)

Why You Need To Do It: You don't even need an oven for this tasty Pinterest recipe. Transport yourself to the Florida Keys and daydream about the next time you can visit Key Lime Pie Co. while you make a key lime pie at home.

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Start "The Circle" On Netflix

Price: Free with a Netflix subscription. A basic subscription will cost you $8.99, with a 30-day free trial also available.

Why You Need To Do It: This is a good time to start the super-addictive show The Circle if you haven't already. The show stars Sammie Cimarelli, a Miamian, representing the Sunshine State. Who doesn't love a little reality TV drama?

Watch Bob Ross Painting Videos

Price: Free with a Netflix subscription. A basic subscription will cost you $8.99, with a 30-day free trial also available.

Why You Need To Do It: Can you think of anything more therapeutic? Pull up your favorite Bob Ross painting video and watch him create a masterpiece. If you happen to have the materials, follow along and make your own happy accidents that result in beautiful creations.


Order Food From Your Favorite Local Spot

Price: Check online menu prices for your location.

Why You Need To Do It: Support local small businesses through this slump by ordering in from your go-to neighborhood joint. Uber Eats is even offering free delivery from local businesses.

 

Try out these 8 activities to help get rid of your cabin fever. You'll feel proud to be a part of the Sunshine State while you make beachy crafts and chow down on local fare.

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