Working from home? These 5 Amazon buys are a game-changer!

Working from home like the rest of us? You need these Amazon buys to jazz up your makeshift home office *cough* dining table

Working from home: 2020-2021 Calendar - 18 Monthly Academic Desk or Wall Calendar Planner
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Working from home has its perks: dreamy lunches, comfy clothes, cuddles with your dog... buuut it's not all fun and games, especially if the makeshift home office area you're working from is making it hard for you to concentrate. Keep getting distracted? Uncomfortable? Bet you regret buying those pretty dining chairs now... whoops

Whether you're positioned nowhere near a plug socket, you're getting neck ache from looking down at your laptop from the lack of a height adjustable chair orrrr there's the worry that if you're working from your lovely dining table, you'll ruin it with all of that vigorous note taking from e-meetings. Whatever the reason you're here, we've sussed out all of the problems you may face if working from home for the next few weeks and are here to help conquer them before they even arise. All with help from Amazon, too, which means some of these items will arrive at your doorstep tomorrow. 

Head over to our dedicated home office page for more product recommendations and helpful advice to help you stay focused while working in a different environment.

Knodel Desk Pad

Knodel Desk Pad | £15.99 at Amazon
Don't fancy getting ink or scratches on your lovely dining table while working from home? We don't blame you. Buy this desk pad to a) jazz up your makeshift home office and b) protect your table. It comes in six different colours and two different sizes! Oh, and it's double-sided, waterproof and easy to clean.

Eurosonic 4 Way Extension with 2 Metre Cable

Eurosonic 4 Way Extension with 2 Metre Cable | Was £9.99, now £4.15 at Amazon
Whether the place you've set up camp isn't nearby a plug socket or there are several of you working from one table and having to share one outlet, this four way extension cable is a bargain. It has a two meter long cable and is under a fiver with free delivery.

HP Z3700 White 2.4 GHz USB Slim Wireless Mouse

HP Z3700 White 2.4 GHz USB Slim Wireless Mouse | Was £14.99, now £12.96 at Amazon
Left your mouse at work? Whoops! Buy this wireless one to help you speed things up on your laptop. It's slim, requires one AA battery to work and it's compatible with Windows seven, eight and 10, as well as Mac OS 10.3 or later and Chrome OS devices. Sorted.

2020-2021 Calendar - 18 Monthly Academic Desk or Wall Calendar Planner

2020-2021 Calendar - 18 Monthly Academic Desk or Wall Calendar Planner | £11.99 at Amazon
Bring some normality back to your working day with help from a desk planner. Write down what's on your to do list for the day, week or month and refer to it whenever you like. It's also an easy way to remember to call into meetings.

FAPPEN Laptop Stand

FAPPEN Laptop Stand | From £8.25 at Amazon
Used to sitting on a height adjustable chair while working? Or usually use a monitor that sits at eye level? Don't wait until neck ache kicks in! Buy a laptop stand from Amazon now, before everyone else does, to ensure you're as comfortable as can be while working in a different environment. It can also be used for tablets and books, too.

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Annie Collyer
Annie Collyer

Annie joined the Real Homes team in 2018 as our Deals Editor. Now, as our UK Shopping Editor, she spends much of her time giving advice on what you need to add to your shopping cart. Whether that be a sofa bed for your spare room, accessories to give your space a new lease of life, shiny new appliances for a kitchen or some smart tech for an easier life. She's also our fitness and beauty guru, with hands-on experience with some of the top hair tools and the best home gym equipment around. Otherwise, you can find her rearranging the furniture in her space-savvy London flat, DIYing accessories to fit with her ever-changing colour scheme, or going on long walks with her pug. Next up on her to-renovate list is her bathroom...