Churning Butter

You’ll need heavy whipping cream and a clean jar with tight fitting lid. I like to use a cup of cream in a quart (4-cup) sized canning jar. Some important things to remember: Let cream sit out on the counter to warm up to room temperature. Use a large enough jar. Fill a container only 1/3 full, so there is space to agitate the cream. Hold on to the jar…

Materials for button yo-yos. Photo (CC BY 2.0) by Rita Graef

Button Yo-Yo

Have you been trying to find ways to keep family connected and busy these last few days, weeks? Maybe it feels like months? Here are a few “Quick Bits” to try with things you can find at home… A Button Yo-Yo is one of my favorites! Find a button with two or four holes centered through the middle of the button. A button with a shank will not work. And…