These were Pinterest-inspired and I had them done at my local salon today. Aren't they cute? I decided to try this nail art with gel this time (last time I did regular polish), so I'm hoping they won't be chipped for St. Paddy's Day and will last a big longer. Here's the pin that was the inspiration but I asked my nail girl to go with shamrocks … [Read more...]

Just in time for St. Patrick's day -shake up this tasty Irish Whiskey Sangria to impress your guests & friends! Irish Whiskey Sangria Ingredients: 2 ounces of Irish Whiskey 3 ounces Spanish Red Wine 1 ounce Honey 3 Maraschino Cherries 3 Papaya Chunks 2 Orange Slices 2 Passion Fruit Slices Ice … [Read more...]

When I was checking out at Wegmans the other day with some St. Patrick's Day extras, the checkout lady commented, "isn't it funny how we all become a little Irish around St. Patrick's Day?"  We had a good laugh and I told her that I actually am half Irish.  She actually had an accent so I asked her where she was from and it turned out she was … [Read more...]

How perfectly delicious and appropriate does this Guinness Cake look for the month of March?  Such a great recipe to bring to your next St. Patrick's Day party! Recipe:  Guinness Cake Ingredients {Cake} 2 cups Guinness Stout 4 sticks Butter 1 1/2 cups Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 2 cups Flour 2 cups Sugar 1 tablespoon … [Read more...]

Time to get my Irish on!  Less than a week 'til St. Patrick's Day and I find myself pinning some cute nail polish ideas for St. Patrick's Day.  Here were a few that I found on Pinterest that I loved.  I haven't tried any yet but I'm Pin-spired and will be trying one soon.  Which do you like?: St. Patty's Day Nails from the Polished Nail So, So … [Read more...]

Had to snap a photo of this giant Snoopy St. Patrick's Day card in my local grocery store the other day.  My Irish grandmother just loved Peanuts and we always gave her Peanuts-related cards. Hope you are all having a fun-filled St. Patrick's Day! An Old Irish Blessing May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at … [Read more...]

I'm sure I won't be the only one going green for this week's Fashion Friday! But when in Rome, or Dublin, might as well join in and pour yourself a big pint of beer, right? I love St. Patrick's Day. My son is off to school with a big shamrock hat and beads today and I'm wearing a shamrock scarf today (I have a green dress to wear tomorrow!). … [Read more...]

Each year around this time, I start shopping for a few fun St. Patrick's Day items. I have a whole lot of Irish in me and I love any excuse to get a little green around St. Patrick's Day. Target is one of my go-to spots for holiday-themed tees for me.  How adorable is this Lucky Charm Junior's Tee for $12.99 at Target this year?  It's on my … [Read more...]

Seeing as I'm technically half Irish, I couldn't let a Fashion Friday go by that didn't include something for St. Patrick's Day. I actually happen to love green and have several green pieces in my wardrobe - and it's especially great this time of year for both St. Patrick's Day and the spring!    Whether you want to throw in a little splash of … [Read more...]

I love this!  Normally $24.00, this Guinness Baseball cap is not only on sale for for $16.90 at Kohl's.com but it's also a beer bottle opener!  You have to love the idea. This is a great gift for your man for St. Patrick's Day.  I'm thinking of getting one for my husband, who still wears his Reef flip flops that have a bottle opener on the … [Read more...]