The Irish Spirit

St. Patrick’s Day is less than a week away! If you have lived in NEPA before you know how that day impacts almost a whole week around this area. If you’re new here you will quickly realize that St. Patty’s Day is a pretty big deal! Between all of the specials that restaurants and bars run, the parades, the decorations, and of course the green you see everywhere, for one day (or weekend) everybody in NEPA is Irish. So to get you in the Irish mindset I’m going to give a whole post dedicated to good ol’ St. Patty himself! There’s some recipes, schedules and even some craft ideas to help you receive the luck o’ the Irish!

Parade Schedule:
There’s tons of different parades to attend on two different weekends so there’s no excuse for missing one! Just make sure you wear green or else someone is sure to give you a pinch!
Saturday March 14th: Pottsville: 11 am
Saturday March 14th: Scranton Parade 11:45 am
Saturday March 14th: Williamsport 2 pm
Sunday March 15th: Jim Thorpe 1 pm
Sunday March 15th: Wilkes-Barre 2 pm
Saturday March 21: Girardville 12 pm
Sunday March 22: Stroudsburg 1:30 pm
Sunday March 22: Allentown 1:30 pm

Recipes:
Whether you just want to dye your milk green so you feel festive or you want to feel really Irish with a traditional Irish meal there are tons of different ideas to get you in the spirit! Just click on the title to get to the link of how to make the recipe!

Copycat Shamrock Shake
Copycat Shamrock Shake! | www.wineandglue.com | The delicious Shamrock Shake, made super easy at home!

Irish Braid Bread
Irish Bread Braid

Irish Soda Bread
Irish Soda Bread

Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies
Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies | sallysbakingaddiction.com

Reuben Sandwich
Reuben Sandwich

Colcannon
Colcannon

Lucky Leprechaun Munch
Lucky Leprechaun Munch ~ Chex Mix Loaded with Lucky Charms!

Key Lime Poke Cake
Key Lime Poke Cake

Guacamole Hummus
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Craft Ideas:
Don’t worry you don’t have to haul out your craft box to do all of these! Most of them are just treats you can make to give to your fellow Irish men and women!

St. Patrick’s Day Slime
St Patricks Day Slime Shamrock Slime Sensory Play

Rainbow and a pot of gold
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Clover Sign
Perfect decor for St. Patrick's Day! Make this Four Leaf Clover Sign in just a few easy steps!

The Irish Step

Photo Frame
DIY, Handmakemyday.com, Andrea, Crafts, Saint Patricks Day

Irish Dancing
How to Do an Irish Jig thumbnail

So hopefully your St. Patrick’s Day week is full of activities and Irish spirit! Today I leave you with one of my favorite Irish proverbs:
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About alliegatormu

Hey I'm Allison or otherwise known as Alligator. I am currently a senior (yay grad school!) at MU studying speech-language pathology. I love MU because it reminds me of my high school; it's a tight-knit community where people hold doors for you no matter how far away you are. My favorite time on campus is in the fall, it is absolutely gorgeous. When I'm not studying I'm either reading or watching Netflix (yes I am a junkie). I also really love food, so cooking and baking are fun too!

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