Knotty Thoughts: 17 things that will definitely happen when you work from home for the first time (Awesome Illustrations Included)

A couple weeks ago, I forgot I’d taken my laptop home over the weekend, and went to work without it.

When I got there and saw my empty desk, I explained what had happened to my manager, and because she’s awesome, she told me that it was no big deal; I could work from home.

Thus, this post was born! So here’s what’s 110% certain to happen the first time you work from home.

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Knotty Thoughts: 5 Things I Learned During My First Month Of Blogging

Knotty Thoughts is a series of posts featuring the sometimes complex, sometimes intimidating, and other times just plain loopy ideas that come out of my head.


I created this blog in the summer, and then spent months researching things like “what makes a good blog post?”, “how does SEO work?”, and “how to run a successful blog”. When I thought I knew it all, I launched Curls OTG…. and quickly realized that I really didn’t know much of anything.

So, here are 5 things I’ve learned during my first month of blogging.

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Travel Tips On The Fly: 3 Problems that Kept Me from Traveling and How I Solved Them

Before I started traveling, I fought with the idea for years. I knew I wanted to get out and see the world, but I faced some problems when it came to actually doing so. Some of you may be dealing with similar issues, so I figured this would be a good place to begin our journey.

All of these will evolve into longer posts, but for now, I wanted to offer a few short, but practical solutions to some common issues.

So, let’s start with our first problem.

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