3 Ideas on How to Spend your Weekend at Home

30 Apr 2023
by Aly Alcantara

Admit it, there comes a point when you can’t figure out what to do next weekend. Will you book a staycation with your family? Maybe have a movie night with your partner? Go out on a date? Hit the club, or maybe there’s a game coming up? Not to worry, here are five ideas on how to spend your weekend at home.

Prepare an Intimate Barbecue

Who doesn't love a good barbecue? Whether it's with friends or family, there's nothing quite like flame-grilled meat and vegetables on a warm summer day. To host a successful barbecue, here are a few things to prepare:

  • Food: Choose your meat and vegetables wisely. Popular barbecue foods include burgers, hot dogs, chicken, ribs, corn on the cob, and potato salad.
  • Grill: Make sure your grill is clean and in good working order. If you're using a charcoal grill, have enough charcoal on hand. If you're using a gas grill, make sure the propane tank is full.
  • Outdoor furniture: Provide comfortable seating for your guests. Outdoor bean bag chairs and waterproof tables are both excellent options.
  • Music & Entertainment: Decide whether you want to have some good music on while everyone is enjoying their food or put up a screen outdoors and have an outdoor cinema experience while grilling.

Host the perfect movie night at home.

Whether you are looking for a fun and relaxing activity with your family and friends or wanting a cozy night alone, watching a movie is always a good option. But how can you make your movie night even better? Here are a few tips:

  • Choose the right movie. This is the most important part of any movie night! Consider what everyone will enjoy: a new release, a classic favorite, or a guilty pleasure. If you need help deciding, you can always do a quick poll of your guests or watch a trailer or two together.
  • Set up the perfect viewing environment. Make sure everyone has a comfortable seat, and dim the lights to create a cinematic atmosphere. Consider using a projector and screen to get the full movie theater experience.
  • Prepare some snacks and drinks. No movie night is complete without popcorn and candy! But if you're looking for something a little more creative, try making some of your own movie snacks, such as nachos, hot dogs, or pizza. Be sure to have plenty of drinks, such as soda, water, and juice.
  • Add some extras. To make your movie night even more special, add extra touches, such as themed decorations, movie-themed food and drinks, or a costume contest. You can also play games before or after the movie to keep the fun going.

Declutter, clean, and redecorate your home on the weekends.

Our homes are our sanctuaries, but they can become cluttered and disorganized over time. If you're overwhelmed by your messy home, don't worry - you're not alone. Millions struggle to keep their homes clean and tidy, especially during the busy workweek.

One great way to tackle your messy home is to schedule some time to declutter, clean, and redecorate on the weekends. Set aside a few hours each Saturday or Sunday to focus on your home, and you'll be amazed at how much you can accomplish.

Here are a few tips for getting started:

  • Declutter first. The best way to clean your home is to remove things you don't use or need. Go through each room and remove anything that's broken, damaged, or no longer serves a purpose. You can donate unwanted items to charity, sell them online, or throw them away.
  • Clean from top to bottom. Once you've decluttered, start cleaning from the top of your home to the bottom. This will help prevent dust and dirt from returning to surfaces you've already cleaned. Start by dusting the ceiling fans, light fixtures, and shelves. Then, move on to cleaning the walls and floors.
  • Redecorate with a few key pieces. You don't need to spend much money if you want to give your home a fresh look. A few new pieces of furniture or home decor can make a big difference. For example, adding a new rug, throw pillows, or artwork can instantly update your space.

Here are a few additional tips for decluttering, cleaning, and redecorating your home:

  • Set realistic goals. Don't try to declutter, clean, and redecorate your home in one weekend. Start by focusing on one room or area at a time.
  • Get the whole family involved. Decluttering and cleaning can be more fun and go faster if you get everyone involved.
  • Take breaks. Don't try to declutter, clean, and redecorate your home all at once. Take breaks to rest and recharge.
  • Reward yourself. When you finish decluttering, cleaning, or redecorating a room, reward yourself with something you enjoy, such as coffee, a walk in the park, or a new book.

Decluttering, cleaning, and redecorating your home can be a rewarding experience. By following these tips, you can make your home a more inviting and comfortable place to live.

Make the Most of Your Weekends at Home

Whether you want to declutter, clean, redecorate, read, play with your pets, or relax, enjoy your weekends at home. These are two days in the week when you can take a break from school or work and do the things you love.

If you're looking for inspiration for spending your weekends at home, be sure to check out our other blog posts. We have articles on everything from creating a cozy reading nook to choosing the perfect bean bag chair for your home. And if you need help redecorating, don't hesitate to contact us. We're always happy to help our customers create the space of their dreams.


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