Gordon Boswell

Gordon Boswell

Posted by gordonboswell on March 16, 2015 St. Patrick's Day

Giving Gifts for St. Patrick’s Day

social copyAs one of the most festive holiday celebrations of the year, St. Patrick’s Day is looked forward to by just about anyone who enjoys getting together with friends for laughs and good times. Endless fun gifts exist for your coworkers, friends, and family like vibrant flower arrangements from your local Fort Worth florist, as well as goofy gifts like glittery green sunglasses, green beer, and shamrock-shaped balloons.

Make Good Food Great with Green

If you’re not inclined to raise a glass of Guinness to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, don’t worry! You still have many ways to celebrate without beer. In fact, when St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated about a century ago, it was considered a religious holiday and there wasn’t a drop of alcohol to be seen in the average observance of the day in Ireland.

If you’re hosting a party with kids or you’ve left behind your days at the pub, you might think about a delicious spread of green food that you’d rarely see in the color green outside of St. Patrick’s Day.

You might try a delicious and fluffy cake with green frosting or cupcakes to match the flag of Ireland with orange cake, white frosting, and little green cake toppers in the shape of shamrocks. It’s possible to turn almost anything green including doughnuts, pancakes, cookies, and even green eggs and ham!

Green Carnations

Green Carnations

Flowers to Make You Green With Envy

We usually associate the color green with the leaves and greenery that surrounds bouquets, vases, and table arrangements, but did you know that you can actually get green flowers, too? If there’s any holiday where green flowers are the way to go, that holiday is St. Patrick’s Day.

Carnations in green are beautiful, particularly when paired with baby’s breath and extra sprigs of green in a traditional vase. You can also find flowers like spider mums and bells of Ireland in green. Are you hosting a St. Patrick’s Day brunch? Make the occasion elegant with green orchids.

St. Patrick’s Day is also a great time to greet the spring, which arrives just a few days after St. Patrick’s Day on March 20th. If your office is looking a little gray from the cooler months, try dressing the place up with beautiful potted plants in the perfect shade of green for St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday because it’s a time when everyone can celebrate good food, great friends, and fun parties whether they’re Irish or not. Remember to make your celebration beautiful with festive green flowers.