6 Foods to Serve on St. Patrick’s Day

No matter what I decide to do on Saint Patrick’s Day, I know that eating traditional Irish food will be on my agenda. Since it falls on a Tuesday this year, why not have people over to celebrate instead of going out? You can still wear green, drink Irish beer, and eat traditional food – you just won’t have to fight the crowds. Here’s a rundown of some of the best food you can serve:

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Why Do We Give Easter Baskets?

Have you ever wondered why we give Easter baskets? The holiday just wouldn’t be the same without them! Parents have been giving their children baskets in the spring for centuries. How did they become linked to Easter?
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Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to Saint Patrick’s Day. I love wearing green, eating corned beef and cabbage, and drinking a pint of green beer. I love to show my support for my Irish friends! Another fun way that I like to celebrate is to serve up special St. Patrick’s Day desserts and share them with everyone I know. Here are some of my favorite ideas that will help you take your favorite dessert recipes and turn them into something extra special for Saint Patrick’s Day.
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Make Your Own Box of Chocolates

Richard Cadbury invented the first Valentine's Day candy box in the late 1800s in Victorian England and now more than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are sold for Valentine's Day each year! Every brand, from all-American Hershey to gourmet European chocolatiers, creates deluxe boxes, in all shapes, of different flavored chocolate candies. Whether it be caramel, dark chocolate cream, raspberry, mint or classic vanilla, everyone has their favorite (and least favorite!) chocolate bonbon flavor in that box. Instead of grabbing any old box off the shelf this Valentine's Day why not make your own for your sweetheart! It's actually a lot easier than you think, and nothing is sweeter than a gift from the heart.
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