A Rainbow Celebration

With St. Patrick’s Day next Sunday, today I thought we’d take a look at some crafts and treats inspired by something that’s central to the leprechaun legend, the rainbow.

Crafting and Decorating:

Rainbow scarf

Rainbow applique shirt

Craft Batik rainbow aprons

Party shoes with rainbow tassles

Rainbow ombre sneakers

Rainbow button bracelet

Rainbow quilt

Rainbow showers quilt

Rainbow jelly roll quilt

Rainbow pop-up card

Ribbon rainbow ‘be happy’ greeting card

Panted rainbow card made with q-tips

Rainbow balloon arch

Rainbow pallet flower garden planter

Rainbow slime

Rainbow cake mason jar leprechaun trap

Rainbow crochet stuffed unicorn

Crochet rainbow mobile

Rainbow cup cozy

Rainbow magic wand


Food Fun:

Rainbow frosted cupcakes

Rainbow candy center cupcakes

Pot-of-gold cupcakes

Rainbow swirl cupcakes

Rainbow cookie

End of the rainbow cookies

Rainbow rosette cake

Rainbow layer cake

Pinwheel double rainbow cake

Rainbow tart

Rainbow gelatin

Rainbow pretzel wands

Rainbow salad in a jar

Rainbow fruit and yogurt parfait

How do you celebrate rainbows?

St. Patrick’s Day Crafting and Creating

Last week we took a look at some recipes to make for St. Patrick’s Day this coming weekend, today we’re looking at some crafting and decorating fun.

Luck and prosperity aventurine stretch bracelet

Good luck tokens

Sun catcher

Resin clover coaster

Shamrock boutonnieres

Clover hair pin

Four leaf clover cards

St. Patrick’s Day cards

Shamrock wall hanging

Printable banner

Felt shamrock pillow

Rainbow paper wreath

St. Patrick’s Day shirts

Simple felt shamrocks

Rainbow pot of gold

Shamrock mason jar

Lucky jute sign

Leprechaun hat favours

St. Patrick’s Day simple wreath

St Patrick’s Day map and clover banner

Fabric lucky clover art

Tiny gifts for leprechauns

Simple wreath

Crochet shamrock


Follow the leprechaun trail

What crafts and decorations are you planning for this St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day Feasts

Today we’re going to start getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on next Saturday with some Irish inspired recipes for the whole day!


Bruleed Irish oatmeal

Irish breakfast porridge

Bread, Scones and Muffins:

Irish cream scones

Irish soda scones

Irish soda bread muffins

Seeded sourdough soda bread

Rye soda bread

Irish soda bread

Currant orange Irish soda bread

Gluten free Irish soda bread muffins


Irish lamb stew

Roasted root vegetable Irish lamb stew

Irish beef and stout stew

Mustard herb beef stew

Smokey cheese potato soup

Beer glazed sausage and apples

Braised beef shanks with mushrooms and olives

Squash and sausage shepherds pie

Garlicky steamed mussels and little neck clams with pesto toasts


Irish cream shortbread

Irish butter shortbread

Shamrock cookies (video)

Irish cream cupcakes

Irish coffee cupcakes

Black and white Irish cream cupcakes

Irish coffee bar

Pistachio bars

Irish whiskey cheesecake

Chocolate Irish cream cheesecake

Stout gingerbread with lemony hard sauce

Irish cream delights


Irish ricky

Irish buck

Irish whiskey sour

Maple Irish coffee

Hot nutty Irishman

What are you planning for St. Patrick’s Day?

An Irish Treat

To extend the fun of St. Patrick’s Day on Friday into the weekend today we’ve got some Irish inspired treats and sweets.


Irish soda bread

Irish cream scones

Apple oat bread

Four leaf clover rolls

Scones with pears, Irish cheddar and honey

Rye soda bread

Irish style brown bread

Cookies and Cupcakes:

Irish cream shortbread

Irish cream cupcakes

St. Pats pistachio cookies

Pistachio shortbread

St. Pats green cupcakes

Chocolate stout cupcakes

Irish coffee bar

Sugar cookie clovers

Irish coffee cupcakes

Creme de menthe brownie bites

Spiked mudslide cake

Other treats:

Breakfast porridge

Gluten free Irish soda bread muffins

Guinness float

Irish pirate

What foods are you enjoying to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

St. Patrick’s Day is next week so here are some fun crafts and decoration ideas to celebrate with.

Shamrock garland

Shamrock boutonnieres

Growing shamrocks

St. Patrick’s Day pins

Luck-o-the-Irish banner

Shamrock wall hanging

St. Patrick’s Day cards

My wild Irish rose

Tablesetting ideas

Leprechaun bowling pins

Leprechaun hat headband

Lucky charm necklace

End of the rainbow paper plate twirler

Crayon resistant drawing

3d over the rainbow

Fingerprint rainbow pot of gold

Four leaf clover charm

Crochet shamrock

Green throw

Crochet pot of gold

Green sheen scarf

Lucky gold

St. Patrick’s Day party decorations

More decor ideas

St. Patrick’s Day songs

Cards for St. Patrick’s Day

What are you creating for this St. Patrick’s Day?

Celebrating St. Patrick’s

Next week we’re celebrating St. Patrick’s day again and so today I’ve got recipes to make this St. Patrick’s day special.


Irish American soda bread

Limerick soda bread

Pistachio chocolate chip pound cake

Gluten free Irish soda bread muffins

Four leaf clover rolls

Currant orange Irish soda bread



Irish blue cheese fondue


Smokey cheese potato soup

Beef, mushroom and onion tart

Pan roasted Brussels sprouts

Mustard herb beef stew

Braised greens

Garlicky steamed mussels and littleneck clams with pesto toasts

Wild rice stuffed cabbage

Corned beef and cabbage

Vegetable shepherds pie

Beef potpies with cheddar stout crust

Irish potato cakes

Corned beef and cabbage rolls

Guinness and onion soup with Irish cheddar croutons


Irish cream cupcakes

St. Pats green cupcakes

Chocolate stout cake

Green velvet layer cake

Pistachio cookies

Pistachio shortbread

Lime squares with pistachio graham cracker crust

Lime poke cake

Rum raisin rice pudding

Mint shakes

What are you making for this St. Patrick’s Day?

Signs of St. Patrick

Next week Tuesday is St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the USA, for the past week and into next week there have been and will be lots of celebrating and drinking (you can see some yummy recipe ideas here and here).   Today I’ve got some fun projects (and Leprechaun games) for you to try if you haven’t been having too much fun with your friends.

Simple clover hair band

Clover garland

Shamrock boutonnieres

St. Patrick’s Day pins

Clover coasters and marbles

Clover hair pin

Shamrock wall hanging

Felt shamrock

Lucky shirts

Split pea shamrocks

4 leaf clover card

Leprechaun pin

Leprechaun peg dolls

Leprechaun cake trap

Glass vase leprechaun trap

How will you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

Menu For March Week 1

This week I’m changing things up a bit, each week I’ll share 3 posts, a menu post with breakfast, snack/lunch, dinner, dessert and drink idea, an ingredient post (i.e. spinach, ginger, peanuts) with recipe ideas for that ingredient, and a crafty post.  Of course I would love to share more Feature Friday blog posts with individuals with creative passions, so if you or someone you know would want to be featured, let me know (you can message me through my website (p.s., I’m working on a new one to be released soon, and an update to the look of the blog as well) or comment on this post)!


Breakfast: whole grain pancakes

Lunch: French-style country bread

Dinner: Pumpkin ravioli

Dessert: Black Forrest cake

Drink: Irish coffee

St. Patrick’s Day Sweets and Treats

Celebrating one of my favorite holidays, today we’re sharing some of my favorite festive foods for St. Patrick’s Day (sorry, no meat or vegetables in the works this year, if you want those recipes check out this blog post).

Bread and Breakfast

Irish soda bread muffins

Tea brack

4 leaf clover rolls

Irish blue cheese fondue

Currant and orange Irish soda bread

Soda bread biscuits

Dill and cheese beer bread

Treats and Sweets

Mint shakes

Rum raisin rice pudding

Pistachio shortbread

Spearmint dips

Clever clovers

Pistachio cupcakes

Creme de menthe brownie bites

Irish cream cupcakes

Irish coffee cupcakes

Shamrock milkshake cupcakes

Kiwi lime pie

Key lime cake pops

Chocolate mint torte

Chocolate stout cake

Will you be cooking Irish this weekend?  Share your recipes in the comments.