Over the many months of lockdown, I found some gear super useful.

Now, with a surge of cases expected going into the fall and winter, I thought it might be helpful to share what I’ve found. Just some recommendations for some gear I’ve found indispensable, and you may find useful too.

There’s some other gear that I’ve put to use over this year, but those are things I made for myself. I’ll share them soon as experiments or part of opening up my cabinet of curiosities.

What follows below are items that have been a great help straight off the shelf.

(I think you know this by now, but in case you don’t it bears repeating: I don’t accept pay to play. I only recommend good stuff I use myself and have proven worth in my kit. If you purchase from affiliate links, we might get a clink in the tip jar. Thanks if you do!)


  1. (Spray Some) Force of Nature
  2. Take a (Laptop) Stand
  3. Rock It
  4. Packable Chair
  5. Clean Up Your (Hair) Act
  6. Walkie-Talkie
  7. Jump (Rope)
  8. Daylight in a Box
  9. You Scream I Scream: Make Your Own Cones!

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