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5 Essentials For Your Next Staycation

The winter is coming. This may have been a hard one to figure out this year since the temps haven't quite pissed you off as much as last year. However, it may have became bit more noticeable when every single one of your coworkers took a sick day over the past week. So, now it's your turn. Go ahead, hop on that "sick" bandwagon, and treat yourself to a staycation (before anyone actually gets you sick). As Farris Bueller taught us, mental health is just as important as physical health. So CBS Local Eat. See. Play. put together a list of products that even you weirdos who are like "well I want to go to work because I like to feel productive", will enjoy.

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The Perfect Pic
3 in 1 Camera Lens Kit For Smart Phones
Price: $19.99

Who carries a camera around with them anymore? If you're like the majority of American's you probably use your cell to take pics. With the help of this innovative 3-in-1 Camera Lens Kit you will be able to capture the perfect pic straight from your smartphone. Whether it's a selfie while your vegging out on your day off, or snapping a shot of that epic touchdown at the big game, you'll get the perfect shot every time.

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Digital Memories
ViewSonic 8-Inch Digital Photo Frame
Price: $34.99

Display your staycay and vacay memories in this sleek 8 inch ultra slim digital photo frame. With an LED back-light as well as an automatic on/off, light sensor function even energy saving freaks out there are bound to love it.

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Head Up Stream
Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player
Price: $32.49

If you're like us, and would much rather veg out on your days off, this Google Chromecast device is perfect for you. You can now chill out by streaming your favorite shows from numerous apps like Netflix, HBO Go, and Hulu Plus, or jam out to your favorite tunes on Rdio or other apps.

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Magical Munchies
Presto Pizzazz Plus Rotating Oven
Price: $42.99

The only thing holding you back from being a professional vegger? Some delicously meaty snacks (or vegitarian snacks could help too I guess...). The Presto Pizzazz Plus Rotating Oven is a simple way to heat up all of your delicious snacks in a hurry, so you won't miss a second of those new flicks you've been saving up sick days to watch.

Elf At Walnut St Theatre
Company of Elf at Walnut Street Theatre. (credit: Mark Garvin)

Hand Hockey
Sport Squad Electric Powered Air Hockey Table
Price: $59.71

Another awesome way to spend your days off is to get a friend to play hooky and then play hockey with you (see what I did there). Don't worry, we're not talking about real exercise; you don't have to be Gretzky to be good at the Sport Squad HX40 Electric Powered Air Hockey Table. All you need for this game are some cat like reflexes.

By Amanda Blum

Amanda Blum writes and edits E.S.P. Eat. See. Play. lifestyle content for Philadelphia.
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