03 April 2014

8 things I wish I was better at...

Not to dig at myself, but I know we all have somethings we wish we were better at- maybe you wish you had better math skills, or could open that jar without help. Here are a few things I wish I was better at...

1) Cutting a Mango- I think I've watched every tutorial on this on by golly I can just not get it. At this point in my life I either butcher the mango or just buy it pre-cut. Someone teach me their ways!

is this for real?
2) Calling my grandparents- I'm the worst at keeping in touch with my grandparents. I know I should call them, and on many days it is on my to do list but alas I then don't. I'm going to call them right now..

3) Hanging things on the wall- I get the concept of putting a nail/hook in the wall and then placing an awesome picture or painting on it but every time I try it always ends up crooked. Even when I use a level. sigh.
looks easy...

4) Wearing jewelry- I'm not sure this is actually something you can be bad at or good at? but I wish was better at accessorizing- which I guess is what I am really aiming for here. It's never on top of my to do list when I dress myself and although I like looking at jewelry I can never find what I think would actually look good with clothes. Fashion police- help me!

5) Taking pictures- I've been a bit better since I started the blog but I wish I was better at taking pictures of myself, and of myself I mean getting myself photographed- either by friends or family, or just by a stranger when on vacation. I have had a lot of great opportunities the past few years to do some fun things and I don't feel like I have pictures of any of it..

6) Asking for help- this is a tough one, and since I was little I've always had a bit of problem with this- my mom even told me recently I did 99% of my own school projects and that I also seemed so annoyed when she even mentioned helping me. I like doing things on my own and saying that I did them on my own- but at the same time I shouldn't be so stubborn in asking for help, because sometimes you need help and that's okay.

7) html coding- my good friend Leah designed this blog for me and harry potter bless her. I'm sure with a lot, I mean A LOT, of tutorials I could figure this all out but besides a few <center> codes here and there it's a bit lost on me.

foreign language 101
8) Doing my hair- I've never been one to really do my hair, I'm a big fan of washing it, running my fingers through it, and walking out the door. This is very hard to do when it's 2 degrees outside which requires me to then blow dry my hair. Either way it usually looks like a mess and ends up in a pony-tail quickly. Right now my hair is short but when it gets longer- I'm seriously going to find someone to teach me to do my own blow-out.

What types of things do you wish you were better at?

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6 comments:

  1. HAHA omg I always completely butcher mangos, it's absurd. I feel ya.

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  2. OK so THAT is how to eat a mango. I love them but always end up in a juicy sticky mess halfway through!

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  3. I've mastered the art of cutting mangoes from growing up with them in my backyard but HTML coding will be the death of me!

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  4. Oh gosh! I can relate to practically every single one of these! It would be so much easier if I understood html more... guess I'll just have to pay someone else to take care of that for me...

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  5. I agreed with your list...HTML kind of scares me to be honest. Wish I knew more about it though. Stopping by from the link up!

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  6. Coding can be really fun!! You should take some tutorials, they can be found on Pinterest! It's not as scary as you think :)

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