Winter Tea Tuesday ...
Thursday This and That

Happy ... Today!

"What day is it?" asked Pooh. Pooh

"It's today," squeaked Piglet.

"My favorite day," said Pooh.

Today is the birthday of A.A. Milne, and therefore has been dubbed, "National Winnie the Pooh Day." It would be fun to dig out a Pooh book or two and have a little read, or maybe watch a favorite Hundred Acre tale on dvd. Elevenses are essential today though, whatever else you choose to do ... maybe some freshly baked biscuits with a little butter and honey? And some tea, of course, too.

Also - just looking ahead - tomorrow is National Popcorn Day. How might we celebrate that? Well, this is a nice book to read with the littles ... but everyone would enjoy popping up a fresh batch of popcorn. How do you like your popcorn? Salted and buttered? Sprinkled with cheese or a dash of hot pepper? Slathered with caramel and tossed with nuts? (Here are a few seasoning recipes.)

And of course I cannot forget to mention that Saturday is National Squirrel Appreciation Day. Longtime readers know how I feel about squirrels ... and I know many people do not share my fondness for these furry fellas ... but we shall just agree to disagree! Lol. For our part, we will offer our local squirrels some special treats on Saturday (nuts and the like), but for more squirrel ideas check out my "Squirrel Nutkin" nature study from a few years ago ...and my post from last year on Squirrel Appreciation Day. Or you could just do a "squirrel search" at my blog and you'd see just how crazy I really am about these creatures!

So there are a few things to consider this week. Just little things, but fun things all the same ...

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."

Have a great Wednesday, my friends!