Who says you have to be Irish to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day? Even St. Patrick himself wasn’t Irish. No, really. He was actually British. So feel free to do a little jig and get ready to shamrock this St. Patrick’s Day like no other. Of course, not everyone celebrates St. Paddy’s Day with the same vigor. It seems the older we get, the tamer the festivities become. A holiday that once meant drinking green beer until you were green in the face may have evolved into a small dinner party at home. Whatever your St. Paddy’s style may be this year, we’ve got the goods to make it your best yet.
Let’s start with the basics. At the very least, you should sport some green.
If green isn’t your color, here are a few creative ways to avoid getting pinched, without looking like you should be featured on a box of Lucky Charms.
If you’re planning to host a St. Paddy’s day gathering at home, the office or your local Irish pub, you’re going to need a little help setting the scene.
A little something on which to serve your corned beef and cabbage …
And of course, you’re going to need something to keep all the green beer cold.
Lastly, we leave you with these words of wisdom: