Luck of The Irish Wreath

Whether you’re Irish or not, you have to love St. Patrick’s Day! I always look forward to the gold-foil chocolate candy coins, but the pinching is something I do my best to avoid. When March 17th rolls around, you better be wearing green or you’re bound to get pinched. To ward off any happy pinchers, I made this Luck of The Irish Wreath to hang on my front door. As long as the wreath is hanging, anyone in my home on St. Patrick’s Day is safe from being pinched. However, once they leave my home, that’s an entirely different story. What you need to make this wreath: 18” Wire Wreath Form Gold Twist Ties, 21” Green Deco Mesh Wreath St. Patrick’s Day Ribbon Foil Clover Garland Hot Glue Gun Plastic Glitter Shamrocks Plastic Gold Coins Wreath Door … [Read more...]

Lunch for Luck! New Year’s Day Foods for Good Luck in the Coming Year!

Lunch for Luck! New Year’s Day is a time of new beginnings, fresh starts, and for as long as I can remember – the day where what you eat matters! If you have lived in the south, no doubt you know about the tradition of eating Black Eyed Peas on New Year’s Day.  All over the world there are traditions to bring luck.  Here are a few to consider adding to your menu on January 1st plus a few recipes to try! Black Eyed Peas – A tradition that started during the civil war – combine with rice and pork to make a hoppin’ john or toss with bell peppers and seasonings to make a “texas caviar” salad. No matter what – be sure you eat as many peas as the year we are welcoming (so a minimum of 15 this year!) Simply Recipes – Hoppin’ John - I think if you'd mix some greens or coleslaw in - … [Read more...]