Category Archives: Button Club

Smoothies and shopping. 3

This week, our Button Club adventures included shopping from the farm and making smoothies. I have chronicled my farmer’s market adventures here many times, so none of that is really new information. But Mike and I did make smoothies before we went. And drank them out of our portable coffee cups. Our homemade smoothies had […]

Strawberry jam. 2

I spent a Saturday morning at my aunt’s house making strawberry jam. For me, part of the point of the Button Club project was to do things that my aunts and grandmother know how to do but that have passed me by. I have certainly seen jam made before, but I had never actually helped […]

Pancakes definitely make you lower your expectations. 26

This week’s Button Club task was to make blueberry pancakes. Though I am not fond of pancakes, I made a solid effort. And they weren’t bad, really. For pancakes, they were pretty good. Mike said he wished they’d been sweeter so that we didn’t have to use syrup at all, which is a plan I […]

The Button Club. 7

Remember this? Well, I don’t have to wait as long as I thought I might have to to tell you about it. Some friends and I have started a project we call The Button Club. We are working our way through How to Sew a Button and Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew by Erin […]