For most of us, self-isolation is jarring. But the new norm—working from home, spending more time inside—is also forcing us all to slow down. Once you start realizing all the fulfilling and productive things to be done there. And we’re in it together! Here is a list of suggestions to help you keep busy in your Westbow Home:


Bring Out Your Art Supplies

Whether you like working with watercolours, or drawing, set up a little corner to start practicing art again. Crafting and getting creative is such a great way to get out of your head.

Volunteer Virtually

There are lots of communities to support right now, and though we can’t necessarily provide relief or comfort with our physical presence, we can certainly contribute what we can.

Test out some New Drink Recipes

Instead of sticking to the same old drink recipes, challenge yourself with some trickier (and more exciting) cocktail recipes. Everyone in your household will thank you.

Work Your Way Through a Cookbook


If you’re someone who collects cookbooks but only ever really makes one of the recipes, this is the perfect opportunity to dive in. Plan out themed dinners to spice it up even more! This is the perfect time to spend time and enjoy your modern Westbow Kitchen.

Start planting Spring Blossoms

As we move into spring, now’s a good time to start planting your garden. Most Westbow homes come with fully fenced backyards and garden spaces, making it safe to spend time in them. If the weather isn’t bright and sunny, you can plant a small herb garden or indoor plants to brighten up your space.

Do Some DIY Projects

Whether you’ve been meaning to install floating shelves or paint your kids bedroom, these minor home updates will keep you busy plus improve your mood.

Get Into Home Workouts

With gyms closed for safety reasons, it’s the perfect time to workout at home. Many gyms and websites are offering free online classes. Break out your Yoga mat in your spacious living room and stay active!

Get into Spring Cleaning

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As we are now officially in Spring, it’s a great time to get a kick start on your spring cleaning. Go through your wardrobe and pack up anything you haven’t worn in the past year or clean out the expired cans in your pantry.

Spending a lot of time in your home and not in love with it? Now is a great time to start looking at options for your new home. Westbow offers video tours of our homes to help you start your house hunt today.