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RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK 15

Greetings and Salutations, “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Here are this week’s riddles!

Not too difficult

What begins with T, finishes with T and has “T” in it?

Moderately difficult

KIDS CRAFTS WITH KAREN- FLASHLIGHT

Hello Crafters! Today’s craft is a little different from what we have been doing. We are going to use acrylic paints so be sure to protect your table as it could get messy. Ok? Let’s go!

You will need: acrylic paint (I used green, brown, yellow, white and black), paintbrush, sponge brush, 9.5 x 11.5 clear plastic storage bag, dark blue or black paper cut to size of bag, print out of flashlight.

Summer Camp Stories

Camp is a defining experience of summer for some kids. This year, many camps aren’t happening, and those that are on look different from years past. If your kids are longing for the traditions of summer camp, books are here to help!

These are some of our favorite summer camp stories to help you feel the itch of mosquito bites & taste the bug juice.

CLAUDETTES KITCHEN- CUCUMBER SALAD

Do you ever go through the produce isle and see those cucumbers wrapped in plastic? If so, I have the answer to your “is it to avoid the virus??” Question you may be asking yourself. Ok, actually I don’t, BUT I can say that these particular cucumbers are known as English cucumbers. They also can be interchangeably called Greenhouse, European, or Seedless cucumbers. I can also assure you that they’re absolutely delicious! The skin on these cucumbers are very thin, making them ideal for slicing into salads and garnishing for appetizers.

MUSICIAN GUESS WHO – WEEK #12

Most music these days is made available via various streaming services. Sometimes we lose sight (no pun intended) of what the artist, composer or musician looks like. This is why I am posting 10-12 photos each week of iconic musicians as well as lesser known artists. Let’s see if you can guess who they are.

Keep scrolling down for the answers….

BORN TO FLY!

Born to Fly: The First Women’s Air Race Across America by Steve Sheinkin

The Women’s Air Derby of 1929 brought twenty prominent female aviators to the starting line, including Elinor Smith who, at the age of 17, electrified New York when she flew her plane under the Brooklyn Bridge!

ZOOMING AWAY

It is inconceivable that just a scant few months ago we had never heard of Zoom and now it is an integral part of our lives, both for maintaining business and personal relationships and for experiencing cultural activities in the virtual realm.  While Zoom is essential these days, it can be somewhat daunting.  Attached are some basic instructions for attending Zoom events and some videos that should prove helpful.

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Come on out, the weather’s hot! Whether you’re out camping, exploring the great outdoors, or just looking for some backyard fun, we’ve got plenty of books to help fuel summer adventures.

URBAN FANTASY: AN INTRODUCTION

Urban Fantasy is a sub-genre of Fantasy in which the real world collides with the supernatural or magical. Simply put, an urban fantasy is any fantasy book with supernatural elements set in our world during modern times. When you think of urban fantasy your first thought may be vampires and werewolves. Most urban fantasies do include magical creatures of some sort, of which vampires are by far the most popular. Werewolves, fairies / the fey, and witches are also common.

RIDDLE ME THIS WEEK 14

Greetings and Salutations,

 “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Dr.Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Here are this week’s riddles!

 

Not too difficult

Where can you find cities, towns, shops, and streets but no people?

 

Moderately difficult

What is full of holes but still holds water?

Musician Guess Who – Week #11

Most music these days is made available via various streaming services. Sometimes we lose sight (no pun intended) of what the artist, composer or musician looks like. This is why I am posting 10-12 photos each week of iconic musicians as well as lesser known artists. Let’s see if you can guess who they are.

Keep scrolling down for the answers….

Claudette’s Kitchen- Blueberry Cake

Berry season is in full swing around here! The blueberry is one of the most tasty (although sometimes tart) fruits native to North America. They are grown commercially throughout the U.S & Europe, but can also be found within several gardens.