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Though our stay at home order isn’t yet lifted in North Carolina, it looks as if it will be at some point this month. This has me feeling hopeful that many will be able to re-open their businesses soon and that we can start to return to a sense of normalcy. Thanks to Caralyn of Beauty Beyond Bones for the inspiration to share some of my quarantine superlatives – here are my picks for things I’ve learned and have enjoyed/disliked during the stay at home era.
Best purchase: Tushy bidet
Best takeout find: Little Tokyo
Best unintended consequence: more workplaces allowing employees to work from home forever, and more families embracing homeschooling.
Biggest things I’m thankful for: The ability to work from home and good health
Best immune support: Beekeeper’s Naturals Propolis Spray
Most overused phrases/words: flatten the curve, social distancing, unprecedented, new normal, PPE, wash your hands, stay home, etc
Best TV show to help with wanderlust withdrawal: The Amazing Race
Best quarantine adventure: Questival Quaranteam
Best outdoor activity: Disc golf in the park
Best day of the week: Mondays when I visit the chiropractor
Best at-home workout: Tire flipping workout
Best (easiest) quarantine meal: Green meat
Best grocery delivery: Amazon Prime Whole Foods delivery
Biggest time waster: Watching the news
Best educational TV Show: Alone
Biggest Laugh: Husband doing wife’s make-up
Best thing I’ve learned to make – Raised planter bed garden and pallet herb planter
Best educational book: Herbal remedies
Biggest disappointment: People hoarding toilet paper and hateful comments about differing opinions on social distancing
Best time waster: Google Crowdsource
Best investment: High yield savings account
Biggest travel letdown: Missing our trip to Ecuador
Best home project: Building a deck
Best Easter memory: Enjoying sunrise church service in the car
Best healty snack: Biltong
Best unexpected benefit: Meeting neighbors we hadn’t talked to before
Best Bible verse for this time: John 14:27
Biggest Things I’ve Missed: Playing volleyball, traveling and watching basketball
Best Quarantine trend: Fun and quirky Face Masks
Worst Quarantine trend: Daily Zoom meetings, political posts and everyone going live on Instagram
Best new practice/habit you’ve adopted: Daily walks with my husband
Best parts of quarantine: More time to relax/reflect and fewer social obligations
What are some of your superlatives? I’d love to hear about your experience in the comments. May the 4th be with you 🙂
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