HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY

Celebrating Irish Culture and Heritage

AT HOMEWORTH THE SPLURGE

3/17/20242 min read

closeup photo of green plant
closeup photo of green plant

St. Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious holiday that is celebrated on the 17th of March each year. It is named after Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. While it originated as a religious feast day to honor Saint Patrick, it has evolved into a global celebration of Irish culture and heritage.

Saint Patrick was a Christian missionary who is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland in the 5th century. He is also known for using the three-leafed shamrock to explain the concept of the Holy Trinity.

Today, people all over the world, regardless of their Irish heritage, come together to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. The holiday is marked by parades, festivals, and various cultural events that showcase Irish music, dance, and traditions. It is a day when people wear green attire, decorate their homes and businesses with shamrocks, and indulge in traditional Irish food and drinks.

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY

Warm a coffee mug.

1 cup of your best brewed coffee

1 jigger of your best Irish Whiskey

1 jigger of your best Irish Cream Liqueur

1 T of whipped cream dollop on top

1 dash ground nutmeg sprinkled to top it off

Chill a whiskey glass.

2 jiggers of your best Irish Whiskey

1/2 jigger of simple syrup

2 dashes of Angostura bitters and Orange bitters

Top off with a slice of orange peel

Celebrating with Irish Cocktails and Irish Coffees

Whether you choose to raise a glass with an Irish cocktail, savor an Irish coffee, or partake in traditional festivities, this holiday put on your green and enjoy yourself in the spirit of Ireland and create lasting memories.