Crafting · Failure

Fall Gardening Tips For Couch Potatoes (Or How Being Lazy Made Me A Genius)

Happy non-denominational-gift-exchange season!  It’s that time of year. Unfettered commercialism is in the air, people everywhere are wrestling with wrapping paper, and Mexico and New Orleans got snow while it’s still 50 degrees in Iowa. Now I am a big fan of having a solid four season. I don’t like one better than another (except…… Continue reading Fall Gardening Tips For Couch Potatoes (Or How Being Lazy Made Me A Genius)

Crafting · New Hobbies

I Dug A Hole (Or Yard Work Is Hard And Everything Hurts)

A friend recently asked me why I haven’t included joining a gym as part of my “trying new hobbies” blog. So let me be clear, for everyone who doesn’t know me (and probably those who do as well) – I do not consider working out a hobby. Why, you may ask? BECAUSE EXERCISE IS TORTURE.…… Continue reading I Dug A Hole (Or Yard Work Is Hard And Everything Hurts)

Crafting · New Hobbies

Let There Be Life (Or How To Feed Yourself And Not Kill Things)

So today we’re starting on another new adventure – gardening! Like a lot of what I write about on here, gardening isn’t exactly a new hobby. In fact, I’ve had some semblance of a garden at every place I’ve lived in since college, including my adorable little container box herb garden which was the only…… Continue reading Let There Be Life (Or How To Feed Yourself And Not Kill Things)