Category Archives: Hobbies

Feeding the Addiction

When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping. Especially if it’s online and, you know, I don’t have to see people or interact with them. Since the kitty was hospitalized last week, I needed a distraction and so I … Continue reading

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What are you reading?

I am amazed at authors who don’t read. It was my love of reading that got me hooked on writing. Writing isn’t easy, at least for me. So it’s the reading that makes it all worthwhile. So where do I … Continue reading

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Collections, Part 3

And then there are the items that we deliberately collect. I’m not sad to say that I have many such collections, mostly related to crafts like scrapbooking, jewelry making, and quilting. There’s my book collection which now spans 3 rooms … Continue reading

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Made you look

Yes, we shopped on Black Friday. After a little hemming and hawing, I convinced the hubbinator to purchase a new tool chest on wheels. I had this one in mind: Something relatively compact that I could put the miter saw … Continue reading

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Decking the halls

And so it begins… The stockings are hung, just not by the chimney. The tree is up. Although the hubbinator had a Griswold moment where he thought a ginormous tree would fit in our living room with just a bit … Continue reading

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Yes, I did it.

We were at Costco the other day and tried this raspberry syrup. It was amazing. So I made pumpkin spice pancakes and used it. Delicious. But then I kinda got to thinking… What is syrup but flavored sugar? And so … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

I hope everyone enjoys the day and gets plenty of treats. I thought I’d share my sister’s recipe for Witch stew. Ask witch to stand in a cauldron, add water. That’s it. Happy Halloween. DISCLAIMER: No witches were harmed in … Continue reading

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