Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

This weeks story is Three Little Pigs > So Welcome to the Library : The Three Little Pigs" was included in The Nursery Rhymes of England (London and New York, c.1886), by James Halliwell-Phillipps.[2] The story in its arguably best-known form appeared in English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs, first published on June 19, 1890, and crediting Halliwell as his source The story begins [...]

Cinco de Mayo Crafts

Cinco de Mayo Crafts

Today on my Friday craft table I am making crafts and decorations for Cinco De Mayo ! Cinco de Mayo, (Spanish: “Fifth of May”), also called Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, holiday celebrated in parts of Mexico and the United States in honour of a military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon III. [...]

Today’s Lesson : Insects & Bugs

Today’s Lesson : Insects & Bugs

Class Bell ringer- Is all bugs insects? All bugs are insects, but under the technical definition, not all insects are bugs. True bugs belong to an order of insects called Hemiptera. ... Most people think of bugs as any small, non-sea creature with more than four legs, which covers everything from spiders to beetles to millipedes. Q: Is there a difference between an insect and a bug?A: Yes, there is [...]

Cookie Exchange * Bar Cookies

Cookie Exchange * Bar Cookies

Today's Cookie Exchange is all about Bar cookies. Perfect for my hubby's Christmas party and Lunch at town hall where I have to feed a crowd...... Lisa Bar Cookie Basics Line a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with foil, leaving a 2-inch overhang on two sides; coat the foil with cooking spray. Preheat the oven to 350 [...]

Pocket Advent Calendar

Pocket Advent Calendar

It's an Update on my Advent calendar this Saturday ! It's days 6-7-8 : My homemade pockets are matched with coordinated Christmas paper ,picture and number. Inside each pocket is an ATC card with a picture and story. This one the red bird from the Snowman. The cardinals are a symbol of faith and warmth [...]

Cookie Exchange : Week 1

Cookie  Exchange : Week 1

Today its all about Cookies- recipes ,packaging and crafts Packing Cookies 101 Use a durable, rigid box or empty tin as a mailing container. Manders ElPlace bubble wrap in the bottom of the container, then line the container with aluminum foil or plastic food wrap that is large enough to wrap over the cookies when the container is full. Best Cookies to ship : Hard and [...]

Home for Holiday * Hostess Gifts

Home for Holiday * Hostess Gifts

Home for the Holiday -Friday's addition: Welcome to my Home for the Holidays but maybe you are going away for the Holidays or going to a holiday party? Today's post is all about Hostess gifts: Some idea's you can make yourself: Bouquet of flowers in a vase.Boxed candies.Potted plant.Bottles of wine.Tin of cookies.Decorator candles.Guest soaps.Flavored [...]

Ancient Egypt * King Tut

Ancient Egypt * King Tut

Tuesday's Lesson : Ancient Egypt & opening of King Tuts tomb....Lisa When King Tutankhamun’s tomb was opened in November 1922, the world fell under his spell. For today’s archaeologists, the explanation for the cult of King Tut lies in the exceptional richness of the discovery, especially as many of the tombs were robbed of their [...]