As part of my plan for getting more consistent around here, I’ve decided to make it my goal to post a wrap-up of each month - this way I can sort of look at each month in review, identify what I accomplished and what needs improvement. I feel like it’s also going to be nice… Continue reading March: The Good, The Bad, And the Goals.
So it's January, and of course, that means it's resolution time. I've spent a lot of time these last two weeks really putting thought into what this year's goals should be, because I feel like I'm very much at a crossroads of sorts. I'm turning the big 3-0 this May, and there's a lot of… Continue reading My 2017 Goals
Another year, another set of goals not fully met. I know that sounds really pessimistic, but that’s just how these things go - I’m not a resolution maker who actually expects to fully complete each. Instead, I make resolutions with the goal of making progress, and using those goals, however unattainable, to improve myself or… Continue reading 2016 New Years Resolution Postmortem
It's that time of year again! Gift giving season! I figured that this would be a perfect time to post a compilation of a few of my favorite, tried and tested fast knitting patterns - you know, in case anyone needs to procure a thoughtful, hand-knit gift in the span of a mere afternoon. All… Continue reading Six Last Minute Knitted (and Crocheted) Gift Patterns
During the lull of the last few months I’ve been... … listening to: America’s Next Top Model. I can’t really say that I’ve been watching it, as it’s mostly just been on in the background as I work. I like seeing the results of the photo shoots, and there’s something about Tyra Banks that I… Continue reading What’s Up, Wednesday?
Well, it’s that time again, blogosphere. It’s a new year. And of course, inevitably that means it’s RESOLUTION TIME. Yes. Once again, as I always do, I’m going to come up with a list of things I want to accomplish/work at in 2016. I haven’t been terribly successful with this kind of goal making in… Continue reading Happy New Year Everyone!
As you’ve probably figured out by now, I’m not usually one for making a blog post every day. I normally don’t really have the time or energy required to do that. And so a lot of “blog challenges” aren’t really something I ever take on or complete - particularly if they’re formatted in an “every… Continue reading 30 Days of Gratitude and Reflection
So, funny story. I’ve literally been agonizing over this post for a year and a half. I had originally intended it to be part of back to school week LAST year, but ended up chickening out of posting it. Why? Because it seems like a fairly good topic, and probably (hopefully) contains sound advice... Well,… Continue reading Back to School Week: Common Faux Pas When Communicating With Professors
I don't do roundups much, but with Valentine's Day coming up TOMORROW (I know, right? When did that happen, and what happened to January?) I figured a quick roundup of fast, last-minute DIY projects from around the web might be just the ticket. Starting with these adorable heart-shaped friendship bracelets from HonestlyWTF (pictured above -… Continue reading Last-minute DIY Valentine’s Day Roundup
As I said in my New Year's Goals post, I read a ton throughout the year - but rarely get the opportunity to read a whole book solely for myself. I've just slipped out of the habit of using my free time for pleasure reading. And I miss it. So this year I made it… Continue reading 12 Books for 2015