Easy Shepherd’s Pie

The main dish from our St Patty’s Day feast, this easy casserole which was a hit with the fam and disappeared quickly.  The recipe comes from “Simply Recipes” and she did make it pretty easy. 1 1/2 – 2 pounds potatoes (about 3 large), peeled and quartered 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter (I used olive … Continue reading

Traditional Irish Soda Bread

And some soda bread from our St Patrick’s Day feast, I’ve made soda bread before but this one was really tasty, we are still snacking on it.  It comes from “Let’s Dish” and was easy to make too. 4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 3/4 cups buttermilk (I needed about … Continue reading

Chocolate Dipped Lucky Charms Treats

I was having fun in the kitchen yesterday for St. Patrick’s Day, I made a big Irish feast and some treats and my ankle held out, it was a good day!  Made these treats as a thank you for a friend and her kids who came over and did a little spontaneous cleaning for us … Continue reading

St Patrick’s Day Muddy Buddies

I was putting together a missionary package the other day and needed some easy treats because my ankle is still not 100% so these muddy buddies fit the bill and besides, who doesn’t love muddy buddies?  The recipe comes from “Frugal Mom Eh!”.  I doubled the recipe and it made a full Ziploc gallon bag … Continue reading

Twisted Pretzel Shamrocks

I’m back!  The blog has been quiet for the past few weeks because I’ve been working on a movie but I’m done now and ready to jump back into real life and I started with these St. Patrick’s Day treats for the Young Women at church.  The idea comes from a blog called “VT Pinspiration”.  … Continue reading

Leprechaun Crunch

And the other treat from our St Patrick’s Day party, Leprechaun Crunch or Leprechaun Bark, whichever you prefer.  Found this recipe on a website called “Business 2 Community”.  I only had a small taste of this but it was delicious.  I took the recipe from the website as a starting point but then changed it … Continue reading

Copycat Shamrock Shake

Had a fun activity night last night with my girls from church.  We got a jump on St Patrick’s Day by decorating some wood blocks (see picture) and by eating some St Pat’s themed treats.  First up, this knockoff of a McDonald’s Shamrock Shake.  The recipe comes from a blog called “No. 2 Pencil”.  It … Continue reading