cooking

Homemade Mac and Cheese (Or How To Fatten Yourself Up For Your Annual Winter Hibernation)

I feel like a broken record at this point but, I know I’ve been slacking on the posts. Part of me wants to tell you it’s because I’ve been busy doing hobbies and traveling to exotic locales (like Baltimore) for work, but it’s not. I’m a lazy person and laziness always catches up to you.…… Continue reading Homemade Mac and Cheese (Or How To Fatten Yourself Up For Your Annual Winter Hibernation)

Crafting · New Hobbies

How To Quilt: The Basics (Or What Happens When A Fabric Store Moves In Down The Street)

It’s no secret that my favorite part of any hobby is thinking of all the pretty things I can buy. Pretty yarns, pretty thread, pretty fabric, etc. So when JoAnn’s fabric decided to leave their awful location at a super busy intersection and move in just down the street from us, it would have been…… Continue reading How To Quilt: The Basics (Or What Happens When A Fabric Store Moves In Down The Street)

Crafting

“Hooked” On Crochet (Or How I Found Fame While Sitting On My Butt)

It appears my hobby interests go in cycles. I obsess over one activity for a few weeks, then get tired of it and have to move on to something else (yes-even with cleaning. The chore chart lasted longer than expected, but there’s only so much dusting a girl can pretend to enjoy). That being said,…… Continue reading “Hooked” On Crochet (Or How I Found Fame While Sitting On My Butt)

Reading

An Indecisive Person’s Guide to Summer Reading (Or Why I Don’t Read Books Anymore)

I do read, just not with physical books. (I prefer to sleep with them under my pillow and absorb the content through dream osmosis.) Not really, but now that I just thought of this, I’ve decided that’s what I’m going to tell people when they ask. For the past 6 months or so, I’ve been…… Continue reading An Indecisive Person’s Guide to Summer Reading (Or Why I Don’t Read Books Anymore)

New Hobbies

The Secret To Maintaining A Long-term Relationship (Or Why I Decided To Just Do The Laundry Already)

You wanna know the secret to a long-term relationship? BRAINWASHING!* Or maybe denial? Actually, you probably shouldn’t trust me on this one. I’ve only been in one truly serious relationship in my life and I’m pretty sure it’s because I managed to find the most tolerant person on the planet. (Also, dividing up our stuff…… Continue reading The Secret To Maintaining A Long-term Relationship (Or Why I Decided To Just Do The Laundry Already)