How to Catch a Leprechaun

My son is not gullible enough to fall for this anymore, but I’ve tried. I gave him a sob story about how I saw a real leprechaun behind our couch when I was his age and I spent months looking for it. (For real, I did spend months looking for …

Symbols of St. Patrick’s Day

The Shamrock “Shamrock” is the common name for several different kinds of three-leafed clovers native to Ireland. The shamrock was chosen Ireland’s national emblem because of the legend that St. Patrick had used it to illustrate the doctrine of the Trinity. The Trinity is the idea that God is really …

A Wee Bit O’ Fun

UPDATE: The winner of this giveaway is KD! With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, we are very excited here at my house! Of my very mixed ancestry, I am mostly Irish so Paddy’s Day is a fun time for us. I even make Irish food every day for almost …

Punchable Homemade Advent Calendar

I simply LOVE this homemade Advent calendar! You can fill the cups with a list of Advent items (see below) or chocolate or other trinkets. Each day your little one can punch through the cup to reveal what is waiting inside. I have yet to find a more perfect Advent …

Christmas Cookie Countdown

This is a fun and yummy way to count down the days until Christmas. You can start on any day in December, depending on how long you want your “string of cookies” to be. Step One: Tear off a very long sheet of plastic wrap and stretch it out over …