Author Archives: Brandi Bengtson

View Lovely Dessert Lasagna Recipes and Cheer!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2605/4123345374_105723cfda_b.jpgJuly 29th celebrates Lasagna! It’s a whole day of heating up the house and enjoying this delicious dish. Now, July is a hot month to be even thinking about preparing such a meal. The oven heats up the house for over two hours and if you’re making it by hand, it takes forever to make. That classic recipe of Lasagna is best kept for winter months, when you need a warm meal while you’re buried beneath thousands of blankets. For the summer, let’s try and focus on some delicious dessert lasagna’s. It keeps the spirit of the holiday while fulfilling a potluck or two. Continue reading

More than Leprechauns Can be Seen

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We all know about leprechauns, the little tricksters that you have to catch in order to get their treasure of three wishes. A lot of mythology goes into the traditions that people have come to know for holidays like St. Patrick’s Day. The topic of traditions on St. Patrick’s Day is already being covered by another blogger so this blog is to explore other creatures from Irish mythology. Continue reading

How Non-verbal Language Works

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/pictures/70000/velka/heartbeat-1390167878FGM.jpgThis past week we celebrated Valentine’s Day as well as International Flirting week. Here at the library, we even had a fun activity making Valentine’s! Now, Love can be complicated, especially during international Flirting Week. With the help of some tips on non-verbal language, perhaps this week can be made easier. The way we celebrate the love of someone has to start somewhere. With all things, every relationship has a beginning and that usually is non-verbal language. Continue reading

Exercise that Brain! International Brain Teaser Month.

brain teaser monthThis month is International Brain Teaser Month. I chose it because I enjoy riddles, puzzles, and brain teasers of any kind.

Brain teasers are just another way to exercise the mind. It helps our brains focus and remember things. Like any other muscle, we have to keep working at our mental strength. These games also help our brain find new ways to focus or hone our already existing skills. Continue reading

The Winter Solstice

winter-solstice-pictureThere are many things to celebrate this December month, but one of my favorites is the Winter Solstice. It comes with many rituals and beliefs behind it just as the Summer Solstice does. It is a time of honoring the earth and the time we have. Continue reading

No Tricks Here, Only Treats

halloween-goodiesOctober is in full swing and it’s the month to enjoy Halloween treats. Everyone knows the basic food groups in this month – candy, pumpkin flavored, soda, and caramel apples. Or at least what it is for the parties you may be throwing.

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