A pandemic winter is a great time to start a new hobby

A scrapbook page
A scrapbook page created by Marni Steltz, owner of Pine City Scrapbooking Co.
Courtesy of Marni Steltz

Snow has already fallen in Minnesota, and some of us aren’t exactly inclined to spend time outdoors once it gets cold. So, if the weather is keeping you indoors and the pandemic is keeping you away from friends and family, what better time than now to hunker down and learn a new hobby — maybe one you used to do as a child, or one you used to see your parents or grandparents doing. After all, if the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that there’s only so much screen time we can take.

Three people who have turned hobbies and crafts into careers joined host Angela Davis Friday to talk about the benefits of indoor hobbies, and how to get started if you want to try something new.


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