February is Library Lover’s Month, and what better way to celebrate than at your local library! I wonder if people really know all of the resources available to them at their local libraries. Below is just a small sample of what is waiting for you at the library.
Most of us have grown up celebrating St. Patrick's Day every March 17, whether we are Irish or not! I know I love to wear green, see the parade when I can, and pretend to be Irish for the day. Also, the day is not complete without one of my favorite ethnic dishes--the obligatory corned beef and cabbage with Irish soda bread. Yum! I'm hungry just thinking about it, but I digress...
Did you know that March is National Frozen Food Month? This month is set aside to raise awareness in consumers of the convenience, quality, and nutritional benefits of frozen foods. I was intrigued with the thought of cooking meals ahead. I went to the cookbooks at the Liberty Branch, and I found a new book called, The Everything Freezer Meals Cookbook by Candace Anderson.
Aye, and did you know March is Irish American Month? Not much surprise there since St. Patrick's Day is widely celebrated in America.
A cabin with plenty of food is better than a hungry castle. Heavy reliance on potatoes as a food staple led to hardships and famine when a blight killed most of the crop in 1845. That and other problems caused a huge wave of immigration to the United States.
Women's History Month is observed every March in the United States, and the theme for 2011 is “Our History is Our Strength.” How well do you know women's history? Try these questions below from the National Women's History Project to see!
Leprechauns, castles, good luck and laughter Lullabies, dreams, and love ever after. Poems and songs with pipes and drums A thousand welcomes when anyone comes. That's the Irish for you!
I'm looking over a four leaf clover That I overlooked before One leaf is sunshine, the second is rain, Third is the roses that grow in the lane. No need explaining the one remaining Is somebody I adore. I'm looking over a four leaf clover That I overlooked before.