This is tough!! How about Mimosa's and Tea for the first one, and ......engaging ocelots? :DThis sleep-deprived state is not helping. Gnite!- Dee from e-Volving Books
Dee - You have part of the first puzzle correct. The ring in the second puzzle represents a conception.
Gosh, I can't even think of what either one could be! Great stumpers - thanks for playing!
Puzzle #1 - Drink the Tea by Thomas Kaufman Puzzle #2 - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman