The happenings of a (mostly)one woman hobby farm with a lot of help from her parents, children and siblings.
I used to pick dandelions in my yard and make perfume with water when I was little. I also made small bouquets and brought them to my teachers...but I never made jam. Interesting!!
It sounds like you were very creative. We used to hold the blossom under the chin. It was supposed to indicate if you liked butter.