Home Decor, Time to think Spring & Green!

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Now that were more than midway through February, it’s time to start thinking Spring & Green!       Time to polish up your shamrocks!         Shiny garland is wrapped around this one so it will show up against the gray front door       Paint some Lucky Gift Sacks and Pinch Me … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Pistachio Ganache

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This is the easiest and maybe most sinful chocolate cake I have ever had…     You need this in your life!     It will make you feel lucky and blessed!       *Sigh*….     If you’re not a fan of pistachios, leave them off or substitute another nut, crumbled cookies or … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

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March is always a special month, with St. Patrick’s Day fun 🍀,  Springing forward, and Easter  🐇  this year     I have a very special Chocolate Cake, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, that I’ll be sharing soon,   and lots of Easter treats…   So check in often and see what’s cooking! Here’s a … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Irish Gold

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May the luck of the Irish be with you     And fill your pockets full of gold       May the sun shine brightly where you are       And 4 leaf clovers line your road       May your bowl be full of gratitude       And most of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Creamy Chive Potato Pie

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  A very important holiday around our house, Happy Birthday CC! We are LUCKY  indeed! Okay, now, what could be more appropriate to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than a Potato Pie? This pie is not only full of creamy potatoes and chives, it is baked in a puff pastry crust which gives … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Ganache filling and Creme de Menthe Frosting

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There’s still time to get your green on for St. Patrick’s Day! How about a decadent chocolate cupcake filled with a minty chocolate ganache and topped with cream cheese icing and a chocolate mint candy? These cupcakes are bound to be a solid gold hit with any leprechauns~ I found this recipe on Your Cup … Continue reading

Creations, Painting Shamrocks

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Lucky you, today you can paint your own 4 leaf clover! No more back breaking searches for the elusive green lucky charm, now you can paint your own whenever you want! To paint a shamrock, or a 3 or 4 leaf clover, you just need some hearts Painting hearts is easy, if you need a … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Paint the Table Green!

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I am joining the St. Patrick’s Day Blog Crawl at Cuisine Kathleen for St. Patrick’s Day, and painting the table Green! It’s overflowing with shamrocks and pots of gold! Pinch me for luck if you dare There’s plenty of gold flowing everywhere You’ll get plenty of luck if you pull up a chair What’s your … Continue reading

Holidays, Winter & Spring Holiday Give Away!

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Have you put away your jingle bells and swept the last greenery out the door? I love to put the holiday clutter away, but I am a sucker for a little sparkle… I put away the Sweet Home Alabama Tree, but left the cotton and greenery on the mantel I added some silver and gold … Continue reading

Holidays, Thinking Green!

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What makes you think of St. Patrick’s Day? A leprechaun village? a green frog and shamrock napkins? Cabbages and clover….? I am sharing some images from last year’s decorations as I have been feeling particularly green this week~and not the pretty Irish green either… And here are some “green” recipes you might want to make … Continue reading

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