Category Paddy’s Day

Dark Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cookies

I am probably one of the least trendy people ever – by the time I find out about something, it’s probably ending!  The adorable charm bracelet I got for my birthday?  Pretty much everyone at work already has it.  The cool bag that everyone on the tube is sporting?  Hmm, maybe I should get one? […]

St. Patrick’s Day and Great Irish Blogs

Since in most of the world, St. Patrick’s Day is an excuse for distant members of the Irish diaspora and expats to go out drinking (London is not exception), Monday night is not ideal and most people have already been celebrating it for a couple days.  Beardy Fiance is likely going out with his office-mates […]

Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownies

This is dedicated to my friend Niall.  St. Patrick’s Day is coming up and since Niall (obviously, by the name) is Irish and we met in college when I dated his roommate.  While the relationship didn’t last long, Niall and I became firm friends.  This friendship has lasted over two capital cities (once I moved […]

Beannachtaí na Lá Fhéile Pádraig and Guinness Brownies

St Patrick’s Day definitely has a different meaning once you live in Ireland.  First of all, there is nothing more annoying than people who call it “Patty’s Day.”  No one, and I mean no one named Patrick has ever been called “Patty”.  It’s Paddy.  In addition, I remember hiding away in my college for the […]