Crafting · Failure

Look At This Thing I Made (Or How To Justify Buying Even More Yarn For Your Stash)

An interesting thing happened to me on my travels recently; I found myself irritated that I didn’t have my crocheting with me! I realize that doesn’t sound weird from most people’s point of view, but in all the time I’ve been knitting/crocheting, I’ve never actually missed the actual act of knitting/crocheting. This is doubley true…… Continue reading Look At This Thing I Made (Or How To Justify Buying Even More Yarn For Your Stash)

Crafting · New Hobbies

I Have A Yarn Problem (Or How To Pretend You’re Good At Something When You’re Not)

I had a half-awake dream last night that I could write this entire post as an extended limerick. (Please don’t question the way my brain works.) Turns out writing a rhyming poem about crochet hooks and yarn is actually kind of hard, so we’ll just stick to plain ol’ prose for now. I may need to…… Continue reading I Have A Yarn Problem (Or How To Pretend You’re Good At Something When You’re Not)

Crafting · Failure

Creating Your Own Succulent Garden (Or How Not To Use A Hot Glue Gun)

So Adam and I have officially been homeowners for a year now. Why anyone would loan me that much money and entrust me with this seismic responsibility is anyone’s guess. The house is still standing though, so I guess that counts for something! Anyway, it’s been a long journey getting this house the way we…… Continue reading Creating Your Own Succulent Garden (Or How Not To Use A Hot Glue Gun)

Reflection

How Did I Turn Out This Way? (Or Why My Parents Are Way Cooler Than Me)

Webster’s dictionary defines “success” … eww. No. I can’t even joke about how awful that cliche is. In fairness though, I did kind of struggle writing this post. Not for any insightful or intellectual reason – mostly because I’m tired and it’s an inhumane 8 degrees outside. Anyway, you’re probably thinking, “What monsters raised this woman -…… Continue reading How Did I Turn Out This Way? (Or Why My Parents Are Way Cooler Than Me)

Failure · Reflection

Are You Not Entertained? A List of All the Hobbies I’ve Ever Tried

This is actually going to be 2 lists – “the things I’ve tried and failed at” and “the things I know how to do but for some reason don’t.” The Things I’ve Tried and Failed At: Sports. In all forms. I’m pretty lazy by nature and running around just to get all sweaty is just…ugh.…… Continue reading Are You Not Entertained? A List of All the Hobbies I’ve Ever Tried