Worried about losing your tattler canning jar lids that you give away on home preserved gifts?
Have I got a solution for you!
I was thinking about this problem the other day. What can I do about giving my home made jams or pickles away as gifts when they have my tattlers on them?
If the gift recipient is a canner.... I'd just consider the lids part of the gift. They can try them out for themselves!
However..... most people I give these gifts to have absolutely no use for the lids. They don't do any canning themselves. I'm afraid they would just toss the lid! Eeeek. It would break my heart to throw away a perfectly good tattler!
I figured I could add a pretty gift tag asking for the lid back. I wondered if it would be tacky.... then thought about the people I tend to give these to. I know them well enough to know they wouldn't mind at all.
THEN I had a brilliant idea. Talk to mom! She is a poet at heart and has always written poems for her children. I just put in a special order. Tattler lid return requests... in ditty form. And here is what she came up with. She is so cool!
Tattler lids, oh so fine
Don't forget that they are mine!
These lids you'll love they last forever.
Please send them back when thru
I'll really be grateful when I use them again
And always think of you.
My lids do travel, they're tattlers you know
but at times they never return.
So please send them back, when you are thru
thanks much, for your concern.
by: Janet Pirlot
These tattler lids come with a heaven return spring and you just might get are fill jar.
by: Krysta Swygart
Roses are red
Violets are blue
I made you some food
Return the lid to me
And I will be in a good mood
This little white lid
With rubber so red,
Return it to me,
and I'll keep you well fed.
Receive this gift as my love is true,
Return the lids.. Or I'll hunt for you!
Veggies, fruits, jellies and jams
I canned this jar for you
Done with love and a Tattler lid
Which you will return, won't you?
by: Sarah B
If preserving is not your thing,
please return these supplies to me.
But if it is, the gift is more,
a Tattler lid to reuse some more!
If you don't send my Tattler lid back,
The next thing I give you will be a crack!
You know you like my Cookin'
So send my Tattler lids back
Or next time you'll just be lookin'
There are 2 things I like to keep -
Good friends and my Tattler lids!
Please send my lids back.
rhyme for Tattler
by: Judy Delk
The love and time I spend for you
Reflected in the bright hue
Of homemade goodies just for you.
This gift I give, includes the plea,
Along with your thanks to be,
Please return lid and container to me –
If you want to be
Recipient of further from me
With all my love, Judy D.
Tattler lid ditty
I canned this homemade food just for you,
And would greatly appreciate the re-usable lid back when you're through!
Tattler Lid Return Ditty
by: Kelley M
This is a reusable seal you see,
I'd appreciate you return it to me.
Return my Tattler please
by: Sylvia Warren
From garden to kitchen to you my friend. I hope that you enjoy this gift as much as I enjoyed making it. If you are unable to reuse the Tattler lid and jar I would greatly appreciate their return. So that I may reuse them to share with you again!
My Favorite Ditty
I enjoy canning, and when I do, I often think of friends like You...
But my Tattler Lids, unless returned...
Might just as well be money burned!
return the lid, please
From top to bottom
From bottom to top
Filled with goodness
From this seasons crop
Please return the lid when finished.
These canned goods I know you will enjoy,
but please return my tattler lid, no need to be coy.
3 Tattler haiku
"Ditty " for Tattler
Solution for lid or jar return!
I like this better--Tattler
Tattler lid return rhyme
Tattler lids gift tag
by: Cynthia L.
O, please do return
its for you I yearn
my givees should learn
my thanks they'll have earned.
How did they do? :)
I knew you would like those tattlers. Isn't is wonderful to know that we never have to rush to the grocery store during canning season again?!
Thanks for all your wonderful information too. If you could please send those back before spring is here? Thanks ;)