Hiker readers, experienced or otherwise, what is your favorite hiking gear for women? Any lessons you’ve learned about what NOT to use/wear/buy?
If you’re a sewist or a knitter, how did you get started with the hobby? Have you tried making your own workwear? What are your favorite sources for knitting or sewing patterns for workwear outfits?
What life phases can you see if you look at your life? For those of you who’ve been through many phases and now have the benefit of hindsight — what do you wish you’d learned in each phase of life?
Over the years I’ve collected a ton of great tips on how to write a novel — but I’ve never actually written one. So I’m sharing some of the best advice I’ve seen over the years, but I’d love to hear yours as well!
NOT THAT KIND OF GARDENING.
I recently read about how having a non-verbal hobby is so important, and started thinking about other needs that hobbies might be/could be fulfilling…
What hobbies and other part-time pursuits are on your bucket list — but maybe tabled until you have more time? Novels, languages, civic involvement… let’s hear it!
On one of our older Hobby Wednesday posts, a reader noted that making digital photo albums were her jam — and I thought OH YES, me too. I made some great ones when I was younger with physical photos and mementos (my teenaged summer at Harvard Summer School is TOTALLY well documented, as is my … Read More about Hobby Wednesday: How to Get Started with Digital Photo Books
We haven’t had a Hobby Wednesday in a while — today, Rebecca Berfanger is sharing with us her love of cross stitch for stress relief! (Check out other discussions in our series, including how to learn a new language, adult coloring books, and more!) Thank you, Rebecca! – Kat Do you have crafts and hobbies … Read More about Arts and Crafts for Stress Relief: Subversive Cross Stitch
Readers, what are your tips on how to build good habits? Which healthy habits have you successfully started? Have you found that one healthy habit had a domino-type effect on other healthy habits (for example, getting to bed earlier)? A few months ago, I started to get healthier by fitting exercise into my busy day, getting … Read More about How to Build Good Habits: Tips & Tricks
2018 Update: We still think this was an interesting discussion of Instant Pot tips for busy ladies — but you may also want to check out our more recent update of super fast Instant Pot recipes (great for long workdays!). All right, readers — who’s a fan of the Instant Pot? Which are your favorite … Read More about How Do You Use Your Instant Pot? An Open Thread for Busy Ladies
Pictured: one/ two / three / four What kinds of hobbies do you like to take part in after work and on weekends? (We’re talking about offline activities here — no computers required/allowed!) This is the first in a series of occasional posts where we’ll take a look at how to pick up various hobbies. Today we’re talking about coloring books … Read More about Hobby Wednesday: Coloring Books for Adults