5 Festive Smart Home Routines For The Fall Season
It’s officially autumn, and you’re likely trying to get back into the swing of work or school. Fall is undoubtedly a busy time of year, but don’t forget to take some time to admire the leaves changing colors, enjoy the crisp air, and watch a college football game or two.
Watch the Football Game
Fall is synonymous with football. Get game day ready with this Yonomi Routine.
Create a new Routine called “Game Day” with the following actions:
Turn on TV Harmony Hub
Living room LIFX Z light strips set to team’s colors at 70%
Set Sonos to the local sports radio station
Snuggle Up With a Good Book
Diving into a book with a hot cup of tea and a blanket is just one of the many joys of fall. Create a calm and pleasant environment in your living room to make this activity even more enjoyable.
Create a new Routine called “Reading Routine” with the following actions:
Dim living room lights to a soft yellow
Turn living room lamp on
Turn up the heat
Cozy Up With a Cup of Coffee
Waking up on chillier mornings means a warm cup of coffee right away is even more essential. A smart plug can turn any coffee machine with a switch into a smart coffee machine, so a fresh cup will be waiting for you before you even get to the kitchen.
Create a new Routine called “Morning Routine” with the following actions:
Turn on the smart lights in your bedroom
Broadcast today’s weather on Sonos
Start up the coffee maker
Gradually turn the heat up
Listen to Vinyl Records
It’s always a good time to throw on a record and relax on a lazy Sunday or weekday after work. Read more about connecting your record player to Sonos here.
Create a new Routine called “Vinyl Routine” with the following actions:
To achieve this routine, begin by manually turning on the turntable and starting the record.
Turn on Sonos speaker
Set bulbs 60% at a warm yellow
Adjust temperature to 70 degrees
Make a Meal at Home
The fall season means cooler weather and warmer meals - soups, roasts, and seasonal flavors like pumpkin, apples, brown butter, and sage are all exciting additions to one’s kitchen.
The next time you’re preparing a relaxing meal at home, try this Yonomi Routine to unwind and create a calm environment while cooking.
Create a new Routine called “Cooking Routine” with the following actions:
Living room Sonos Playbar play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”
Kitchen Sonos One play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”
Hallway Sonos Play:5 play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”
When you run this Routine, Yonomi will automatically create a Sonos group and sync your Sonos speakers.
Devices you’ll need: Sonos speaker
Do you have a favorite fall Routine that you run with Yonomi? Let us know your seasonal favorites in the comments.