“Spoonie” Gardening in Late Winter/Early Spring

Many "Spoonies" acknowledge the benefits that fresh air, relaxation and being around nature can bring, but how many of us think that gardening is not for us, not with our conditions? However, this negative view is so wrong. Gardening as a Spoonie, requires re-evaluation of priorities and sometimes a

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Cooking as a Hobby

Hi everyone. You probably know me from the boards as Stef in TN. I often help out on this site by sending in recipes and kitchen gadget reviews. I would like to recommend to you my all-time favorite hobby....COOKING. Before I got sick I did it out of necessity, but now that I am home all day due t

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Product Review: Scrapbrats Scrapbooking Layout Recipes

I really enjoy scrapbooking. I think it is a new hobby, that creates a great memento for myself, or a perfect present for someone else. I started scrapbooking when I was stuck housebound, due to a recent hospital visit. I like that it is something I can do at my own pace, and I can be as elaborate o

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Product Review: Great Scrapbooking Magazines to Check Out!

I found a few scrapbooking/ crafting magazines that are definitely worth signing up for, if you are interested in these types of hobbies. It was so exciting to get these in the mail and look for new projects, ideas and lessons. I find scrapbooking and paper crafts a great hobby for those with limite

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Flower Zen

Ah, the simple flower. Its power to uplift, to change your mood by its very presence, is beyond compare. The other day I was wandering around in my flower gardens and a newcomer surprised me. Three years ago, a lady in Georgia sent me a little bitty wisteria vine start. This year the plant is much

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