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    Here are a few things that caught our eyes this week. * I love this charming video from the Uppercase blog on Donna Wilson + the story of the creation of the Aberdeenshire Tartan. * In this amazing project by designer/illustrator Jenny Volvovski, she designs a new book cover for a novel after she reads it. … Continue reading

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    Roost Books is having a Summer Sale! All our titles are 35% off through July 21st. Just enter coupon code SUMMER14 at checkout for your discount.   Continue reading

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    Here are a few things that caught our eyes this week. Happy 4th of July! * Three lessons that are never too late to learn. (Hint: Play is not something we should outgrow.) * We can’t get enough of Luca’s fresh mozzarella—tomato-mozzarella salads are the food of summer after all. This is a fabulous write … Continue reading

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    Here are a few things that caught our eyes this week. Happy (almost) first day of summer! * Roost HQ composts—and now public schools in NYC are climbing on the composting / conservation wagon, too. * Although we would totally advocate for getting those cookbook pages messy, these temporary tattoos of illustrated recipes are another way … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Lemon Curd Pavlova
Handmade Gatherings recipe
What could be more delicious than a dessert with a meringue crust and a marshmallow center? Add lemon curd, a creamy whipped topping, and fresh spring strawberries and you’ve just about reached dessert perfection! Read More...
Hot-Air Balloon Mobile
Hot-Air Balloon Mobile
The enchanting and inspirational projects in this book will warm your heart and help you to craft a magical world to share with your child, creating something far more valuable than you can ever imagine—a wealth of cherished memories for you to treasure always. Read More...
Lavender Pillows
Lavender Pillows
Near the end of June, harvested buds of fragrant French lavender, valued for its intense essential oils, can be used to create lavender pillows to set in bureau drawers and blanket chests. Place on square in each corner of the drawer of chest where you are storing woolens.
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Create a Scavenger Hunt in Your Backyard
Making Your Own Maps
You can spend every day playing in your backyard and think you know it pretty well, but a scavenger hunt challenges you to see things in a new light.
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Potion Station
Lavender Pillows
Most kids are mesmerized by the process of pouring vinegar onto baking soda, watching it fizzle, and then sprinkling more baking soda on top to start all over again. Since that first introduction to vinegar and baking soda, know to many as the Volcano Experiment, we’ve recreated this and other similar mad scientist experiences more times than I can remember. There are lots of ways to make potions, and this experiment includes a few of our favorite ingredient combinations.
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