Fast Free Animals- Become friends with Mirabelle easily by giving her a flower that you can get outside for free every day. She will first give you a sunstine, then a horse. She will soon help you with a dog, then another sunstone.
Lava Bubbles- The lava bubbles scattered around the mines can be destroyed by watering them three times and they will turn into gelatin, a recipe ingredient.
Tips on Getting Sunstones-
- Finding them (hidden on islands)
- giving people five items each
- shipping certain items of a particular quanity (ex. 100 spring crops)
- Befriending people to two hearts
- using maker machines a certain number of times
- learning recipes
- befriending your animals and owning a certain number of them
- traveling to the islands by boat