Ack! I’m finally sharing about our Irish party with our friends! I started it days ago, but kept getting interrupted by more urgent things. Anyway, here it is!
We have some friends that love to celebrate the Irish culture like we do, so we sometimes have get-togethers in March and mix the American with the Irish cultures.
So here’s our serving table with drinks, dessert and the food I forgot to photograph as I was hostessing. My mother-in-law brought some green carnations for the table. We had Bewley’s tea (my favorite tea!) in our Carrigaline shamrock tea cups, punch made from rainbow sherbet and 7up for an American touch, Shepherd’s Pie, Steamed Cabbage and White and Brown Soda Bread, served with Dubliner cheese.
For dessert we had a field of shamrock cookies and some rainbow cupcakes. All yummy!!!! 🙂
And here’s our table, festive and fun!
Some of the decorations:
Gnomes, mushrooms and egg cups as tea lights.
Shamrock and flower plants and this adorable painted rock my Sweetie found for my anniversary gift!
I made this table cloth several years ago, and collected the napkins from somewhere?
We had loads of fun eating, visiting and listening to Van Morrison and The Chieftains. The girls were even surprised to hear they ate Brussels sprouts sneaked into the gravy of the shepherd’s pie…and didn’t hate it!!! 🙂
The girls spent hours in the Bear House and Secret Garden, on the swing and saying hello to the horses next door. The adults spent that time catching up, visiting, eating and cleaning up.
And HERE are the recipes if you’re interested!! 🙂