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Even if you are not Irish this March 17th is a fun day to celebrate.  The New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a tradition and so is green beer and lots of fun so here are some ideas to get you started.


Here’s that green beer I was talking about.


If you want to be authentic you should get some Guiness stout.  It is creamy and delish.

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Now if ’tis Irish coffee ye prefer here is the recipie and grand it is!


To go with the drinks you will need some corned beef and cabbage – one of my family’s favorites.


Then of course some Bailey’s Irish Cream ice cream for dessert.


If you need something more solid to go with that ice cream how about some cupcakes – these are beautiful and look good enough to eat anytime.


Speaking of cupcakes these rainow cupcakes with gold coins at the end of the rainbow are adorable!


IF you prefer cookies these cookies have creme de menthe chips and some green food coloring to put you in the spirit of the day. I’m not sure where to get the chips but it’s worth looking for.


Shamrock decorated sugar cookies and a green shake look pretty appetising too.


Speaking of shamrocks this wreath is a wonderful decoration for St. Patrick’s Day but also good all year long.


If you are having a St. patrick’s Day party you have to have lots of green decorations……….



And don’t forget your party hat!

Party on if you are Irish like me or even if you are not!