Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 14, 2019

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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My granddaughter and I created these yummy, and easy,
Leprechaun Hats in honor of
St. Patrick’s Day. 

St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us! Don’t you love an excuse to celebrate a holiday?
I am blessed to spend one morning each week with my pre-school aged granddaughter, and this past week we enjoyed making a leprechaun craft and a snack. :o)


My granddaughter’s leprechaun craft creation. Isn’t he cute?

The inspiration for this craft came from here.

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The construction of the Leprechaun Hats. :o)

The inspiration for this snack craft came from here.


(No Bake)



Small-sized graham cracker chocolate cookies
(I used Keebler’s Deluxe Grahams)

Chocolate/Fudge Sticks
(I used Keebler’s Fudge Sticks-originals)

Creamy peanut butter

Green plain m & m’s


On one narrow side of a fudge stick, spread peanut butter.

Press the peanut-buttered fudge stick against the front of a chocolate graham cookie, placing the graham long side down. (See photo above.)

Attach three green m & m’s to front of the”hat” with peanut butter in a shamrock design, making sure that the plain side of the m & m faces outwards. (Again, see photo above.)

Around the House

My entryway table sports the majority of my St. Patrick’s Day decorations, with a bit of green sprinkled here and there throughout the house.


My entryway table reflects the holiday of the season.

You can get another look at the decorations here and here.

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In my dining room,
this antique Irish mineral water bottle comes out for St. Patrick’s Day.

For instructions on how to recreate the painting in the top photo,
click here, and here.


I made this LUCK decoration several years ago.
You can find my “how to” directions, here.

The Quiet Man magnet, tucked inside the letter C,
is a reminder of one of my favorite films, and a souvenir from a
2013 trip to Ireland.

See the links below to read about my Quiet Man trip.


This Ireland tea towel makes me smile, and is another souvenir from Ireland.


Dale and I happily pose in front of the “Reverend Playfair House”
in the village of Cong/Ireland.
This house is seen in the film The Quiet Man.

September 25, 2013

Other St Patrick’s Day Posts!

Check out these other I’m Annette St. Patrick’s Day posts,
by clicking on the link below each photo. 


October 1, 2013-Irish Gold, Part 1, click here.


October 5, 2013-Irish Gold, Part 2, click here.



October 18, 2013-The Quiet Man’s Ireland- Day 2, or
A Day Fit for a “Quiet Man Crazy”, click here.


February 23, 2014-Top of the Mornin’ to ya, click here.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day, and thanks so much for reading,

I’m Annette Stuff


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A commemorative plaque from near the “Castletown” railroad.

May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
The rains fall soft upon your fields.

Traditional Irish Blessing

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