Make a Flower Chain Crown

Yesterday afternoon, the boys were playing King and Knight of New Hampshire. (Of course, Colin declared himself King and requested a crown!) Owen gave him a bucket to wear on his head and we laughed, and laughed, and laughed, as there really is nothing sillier than a King wearing a Bucket Crown! As the boys played, I sat down in the grass and noticed that the abundant growth of Dandelions, Wild Violets, and Forget-Me-Nots did make our yard look rather kingdomly and lovely. Did I remember how to make Flower Chain Crowns?

dandelion king crown

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Canning Tomato Sauce

I did it. I finally canned homemade tomato sauce (go ahead, yawn and roll your eyes – my husband is!). However, I feel excited and proud and I’m going to write about it anyway!

I’m even going to say that it was simple, and how have I never done this before? Fifteen jars of organic tomato sauce are now sitting on a shelf ready to be consumed (or given away as gifts) this winter!

The cost? One day and $26.00.  Continue reading