Enough about this long, hard, never-ending winter. The ladies behind the Portland Picnic Society are ready for spring picnicking. Alongside adorable illustrated recipes for totable dishes like flaky kale, sweet potato and goat cheese hand pies, chilled Japanese potato salad and peach pies in mason jars, they've mapped out best picnicking practices, like blanket buying and scouting picnic locations. It's not too precious though; they've got a list of 99 things to do with mason jars, including harmonica holding and tipping.

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