A Wee Bit Irish: Green Pancakes & Rainbow Socks

A little Leprechaun came to our house early this morning. He woke up when it was dark and after a quick trip to the "Leprechaun Walmart", he visited our home. Truth be told, the little Leprechaun was hesitant to celebrate such a silly holiday. My goodness! St. Patrick's Day gifts?!

But something softened that hard little green heart. And he ended up leaving a trail of green, glittery shamrocks from the girls rooms all the way downstairs. The girls followed them to a crudely drawn rainbow, where underneath was a treasure. A green sack for each girl, filled with rainbow tic-tacs, rainbow socks, stickers, markers, and a rainbow dress.

The Leprechaun was feeling generous this year. Due to my husband's heritage-- my girls are actually Irish. SO maybe that explains the Leprechaun's willingness to give.

A few green pancakes and a glass of green milk later, the girls were happily wearing their new socks and coloring.

Somethings in life, like celebrating St. Patrick's Day with the visit of a little Leprechaun are just fun.
And sometimes, doing something for your kids -just for fun, is important.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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  1. I love this idea! I just recently started decorating for St. Patrick's day and now I love it!

  2. This is great! You're creating treasured memories for the girls.


  3. What a sweet Mommy those girls have been blessed with :) You're making wonderful family memories.
    Happy St. Patrick's Day.
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

  4. Oh how I love spontaneous fun!! Some of my best memories with all of you was done purely out of just because and just for fun!!
    -such a dear Mommy you are:)

  5. I sent my grandchildren st. Patrick's day lucky charms cereal, green toothbrushes, silly green bugs that grow when put in water and green candy. They love getting a holiday box from nana & grandpa even when it is just silly stuff.!

  6. Love this idea!!! I may have to try it next year!

  7. awww cute! i bet your girls loved this. those socks are amazing.
    -- jackiejade.blogspot.com


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