The Irish have a thing for potatoes.
The Happy Buddy and I have been enjoying this fun St. Patrick’s-themed book about an Irishman who meets a leprechaun that (instead of handing over his pot of gold) gives him a seed to plant the biggest potato ever.
Here are a few potato-y ideas to celebrate this season!
Did you know that you can use a potato as a stamp???
Mentoring Moments not only shows you how, but also how to make that stamp into a shamrock.
This is a fun and simple craft that your little leprechauns will stamp-ede to complete.
Whip up a batch of this yummy Irish Potato Candy from Martha Stewart.
They may look like little spuds, but they are actually a fudgy-easy-to-make treat!
For a fun side dish at your Irish Feast this Saturday, why not serve up some of these Green Mashed Potatoes from Redhead Recipes?
I’ll let you in on a secret – no food dye involved!!!!!!!!!
Check it out HERE to find out how she got that delicious green color.
Or, you could simply host a Baked Potato Night like Little Wonders’ Days.
Bake your potatoes and provide lots of fun toppings!
Don’t forget to play a rousing game of Hot Potato after you eat.
*Here is another great post about a Family Baked Potato Night*
And a little spud humor…
Q. When is an Irish Potato not an Irish Potato?
A. When it’s a FRENCH fry!
“Only two things in this world are too serious to be jested on, potatoes and matrimony.”
Happy Irish Potato-ing!