Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with History, Home and the Best Irish Icing Ever!
Celebrate the start of springtime, the Irish in all of us and the color of the year all in one month!
March Madness may be about basketball for some, but for me, it’s about color and new beginnings and lots of good food and fun.
Here are my three favorite St. Patrick’s Day highlights for the history geek, the home decorator and the cook.
Learn about the legend and lore of St. Patrick, how the City of Chicago uses 45 pounds of vegetable dye to go green for St. Pat’s Day, and some key Gaelic phrases to back up that “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” button.
Find out why green is one of the best colors to bring into your home, and 7 easy and inexpensive ways to take advantage of this multifaceted color, not just at St. Pat’s Day but the whole year through.
Dig in to these delectable homemade cupcakes made with stout beer, or a cake mix version with added punch and spice. Both are topped with a scrumptious booze-laced icing that will make sure those Irish eyes are smiling!
(Shamrocks photo credit: © Swapan – Fotolia.com)