~St. Patrick's Day is coming up on Thursday and I will be painting my nails green. It's once a year. No biggie. I'm sure Irish people probably think us Canadians & Americans ( & others) are weird (maybe/maybe not) with the way we celebrate the day, but hey it gets us through a dark March. By the way, if you're drinking on St. Patrick's Day, please make travel arrangements ahead of time. Do not drink/drug and drive....more
As a mother, one of my most important jobs is to teach my children empathy. What better way to do this than to put them in Mommy and Daddy’s shoes for a day? This St. Patrick’s Day, take a page from Mama Tries Blog and devote the day to exacting revenge on your wee ones by giving them a hefty dose of their own medicine - all served with a spoonful of sugar, of course. Mess with their Mealtime...more
This is a traditional Irish soda bread, crusty and dense. Easy and no kneading required. This is on my table every St. Patrick's Day next to a big platter of corned beef and cabbage. It's great any time of year, try it toasted and slathered with butter and jam.http://thehungrybluebird.com/recipes/irish-soda-bread/...more
One of the things I love about special occasion baking is how it gives us the freedom to get creative in the kitchen. We take treats we love and add a new spin to them. Maybe we change up the colours or add a new flavor. Here are seven dessert recipes that have a St. Patrick's Day twist. Enjoy!
Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Dip...more