Expand Your Horizons With These 8 Indoor Activities | Lifestyles

Master a new cooking craze

Sometimes our cooking skills need a brush up, especially when new techniques and dishes gain popularity. Use the time indoors to master current trends like making the perfect charcuterie boardfancy hot chocolate bombsor meals with a new gadget like a air fryer. Invite your friends and family to taste the delicious results!

Be a (virtual) volunteer

Youth and community organizations need volunteers throughout the year to share their expertise and stories with children and special populations. Many organizations use virtual volunteers to teach online classes, send video clips, or chat with people one-on-one. To find an opportunity that matches your talents and experience, try searching on VolunteerMatch for available openings.

Transcribe historical documents

If you are interested in history and want to make it more accessible to future generations, consider volunteering as a transcriptionist! From the comfort of your own home, you can view historical documents and work with a team to turn them into digital archives. Everything from diaries to newspaper ads, from ledgers to photo captions, is waiting to be transcribed. You can find a complete list of these AARP opportunities. Search for projects that interest you or sign up with a friend to work together!

Sara H. Byrd