Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Happy Midsummer!

Let's all pretend we're in Sweden. Not only because of the midsummer holiday which is (according to friends) so much fun...but surely it is not 100+F (plus humidity)! Ugh.

Fun midsummer links:

Five steps to making a flower crown. It doesn't have to be as fancy as these; you can make one similar to Amy's (above) in a flash. Really, you can. Here's another simple & pretty example. (Giulia will be wearing one later; will try to get a photo.)

If no time to make a Tosca cake, buy a plain one & decorate it. All you need is whipping cream & some berries.

For science, EarthSky's Tonight - all about the solstice.

For love & art, A Midsummer Night's Dream quotes. For maximum effect, declaim these while wearing your flower crown.


(photograph via by Amy Merrick via Lawrence)