Fun-Filled Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Have you ever had Irish potato candy? Believe it or not, you don’t have to be Irish to get in on the fun on St. Patrick’s Day! Though the holiday is distinctly Irish in origin, Irish immigrants brought it to America and now it is celebrated across the country in city and town-wide parades, pub crawls, and spectacles. Even if you’re not located near a major St. Patrick’s Day event, there are plenty of St. Patrick’s Day traditions you can embrace to make the holiday your own with friends and family. First off: St. Patrick’s Day foods. From Guinness Beef stew to Irish coffee drinks to corned beef hash, there are so many delicious drinks and dishes to cook up at home! Then, of course, there’s the crafting. Whether you’re seasoned creators or just in the beginning stages of DIY, our favorite St. Patrick’s day crafts offer something for everyone, from tissue paper four-leaf clovers to paper shamrock wreaths to hang on the front door. Looking for something more low-key? Head off in search of that elusive four-leaf clover, settle in on the couch for an Irish movie marathon, or, if all else fails, don your best green shirt and drink a green beer :) No matter what your plans may be come March 17th, there are plenty of fun-filled St. Patrick’s day traditions, symbols, foods and activities to help you celebrate the true meaning of the holiday. And you’ll find 18 of our favorites right here!
The Living Room Trends That Will Be Huge in 2023
Will 2023 be the year of daybeds? As 2022 comes to a close (we know, we can't believe it either), we're already looking ahead at what's next for the design world. And, as one of the central gathering spaces in any house, the living room is at the heart of our focus. 2022 proved to be the year of bold wallpaper, warm woods, and a resurgence of antiques—all of which are still going strong. But what's on the other side of the calendar? Well, we spoke with designers and pored over recent projects to get a sense of what we'll be seeing more of in the year to come. The good news? The prognosis is great, with warmth, style, and details galore. Read on to learn what to expect. (Want more trends? Here's what we foresee for colors, kitchens, kitchen cabinets, and more).