In the summer when the days are hot,
I like to find a shady spot,
And hardly move a single bit
And sit, and sit, and sit, and sit.*
While you're under that shade tree, have a Poetry Teatime and a summery treat like the strawberry bars below!
Summertime Strawberry Bars
2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cups sugar
3/4 cups brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoons salt
1 cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
4 oz strawberry jam
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 cups strawberries, chopped
3 ounces, white chocolate
Find the recipe here at Tasty Kitchen.
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Mosquitoes are Ruining My Summer! by Alan Katz
Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic by Steven Schnur
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*Summer poem above from CanTeach
Images by Simmer & Shoot. Used with permission.