Now that St. Paddy’s Day is almost upon us, have you made plans on how you’ll be celebrating? This frugal gal loves celebrating without emptying her wallet and found a few fun and unique ways to show your St. Patrick’s Day spirit.
Dye Your Hair with Green Gelatin: If you have blond, grey or any other light-colored hair, you won’t have to bleach it for green results. Sophisticated Edge provides a helpful tutorial.
Chalk Your Hair Green: Over the recent years, there have been many tutorials on how to use chalk to give hair a temporary color. The Beauty Department offers a nice step-by-step with photos and several color examples.
Give your friends green and tasty treats worth the price of gold:
Babble.com offers a copycat version of the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake. She also adds a brief history of the Shamrock Shake which can make interesting chatter at your party.
Crème de Menthe Brownies will surely disappear fast, so make sure you make a double batch of these heavenly delights. Better Homes and Gardens offers a recipe including a summary of how many calories you’ll have to burn off later at the gym.
Shamrock-shaped cupcakes are unbelievably easy without any special shaped muffin tins. Just use your ordinary cupcake pan and a little foil. The Queen of DIY offers a multi-photo tutorial to get you on your way to baking clover-shaped cupcakes in no time.
If that’s not enough green food recipes, here’s a few more:
Enjoy your celebration and don’t forget to send me photos of your successful endeavors!