Failure · Music and Art

I Have Too Many Instagram Accounts (Or How To Find Hobbies If You Travel For Work)

So one of the reasons I’ve had such a hard time learning and maintaining hobbies is because I travel fairly extensively for work. You’re probably now picturing my life as some fabulous, jet-setting adventure (I just want to be clear here – I am and always will be super fabulous) but traveling for work is…… Continue reading I Have Too Many Instagram Accounts (Or How To Find Hobbies If You Travel For Work)

Music and Art · New Hobbies

Amateur Photography For Lazy People (Or Why All My Photos Are Of My Cats)

I don’t know about you, but I definitely have different summer and winter hobbies. For instance, I very rarely crochet or knit in the summer. (I also very rarely crochet or knit in the winter, but for different reasons). That type of hobby – one that is primarily done indoors with the purpose of creating…… Continue reading Amateur Photography For Lazy People (Or Why All My Photos Are Of My Cats)

Games · Social Hobbies

The Dos And Don’ts Of Playing Board Games (Or How To Know When You’ve Gone Off The Deep End)

The following is a list of Do’s and Don’ts for aspiring board game hobbyists. All items have been assessed through trial and error. Ignore at your own caution. Do play games with your partner. Now that we have a shared hobby, Adam and I actually spend our evenings in each other’s company, rather than watching…… Continue reading The Dos And Don’ts Of Playing Board Games (Or How To Know When You’ve Gone Off The Deep End)

Music and Art

The First Week Of Practice (Or Why My Flute Is My New Favorite Accessory)

The flute is my new favorite accessory. It’s shiny and silver so it clashes beautifully with my skin tone. It also has practical uses, like poking things. In particular, it’s great for pointing out hairball vomit on the carpet to Adam when you don’t want to get near it because it’s gross and he needs…… Continue reading The First Week Of Practice (Or Why My Flute Is My New Favorite Accessory)

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)