I always get sidetracked when I go shopping. Regardless of what i'm shopping for I normally come home with a plant.
Up to now my keeping plants alive strategy is working, only failed with one species, which I'm told is tricky to keep alive.
I am really quite partial to a plant. To the extent that I plan this year to get a shed, the fancy ones with a glass side (not to be mistaken for a proper greenhouse) where I can have a go at growing some. And also a place to hide from my children when they are annoying….