Green and Ivory Wedding

Are you thinking green yet for St. Patrick’s Day?  Well this beautiful green and ivory wedding will definitely make you love these colors.  There are some great ideas for centerpieces that you could incorporate into your St. Patrick’s Day decor.

You can find more images from this wedding here.

Honeydew, Cucumber and Mint Mojito

Cheers to a great St. Patrick’s Day and a wonderful weekend to everyone!

Here is a new mojito recipe that I am going to have to try!

Honey Dew – Cucumber Mint Mojito

Honeydew, Cucumber and Mint Mojito
(adapted from Martha Stewart Magazine)

**To make the garnish, cut a shamrock from a slice of cucumber skin using a shamrock cookie cutter.

Serves 1 (just double or triple, etc. for more servings)

Ingredients

1/4  lime wedge
2 sprigs fresh mint
cucumber slices
2 teaspoons superfine sugar
1 cup crushed ice
3/4 cup fresh honeydew melon juice (from half of a melon)
Club soda (I used ginger ale), fresca, or Sprite
1 Tbsp rum (optional)
Cucumber skin “shamrock,” for garnish

Directions:
Place lime, mint, cucumber slices, and sugar in a tumbler or highball glass and muddle. Add ice to glass; pour honeydew melon juice over ice. Top with club soda or flavored carbonated drink. Stir and serve immediately garnished with cucumber  ”shamrock.”

Image and recipe from Thyme

Potato Petit Fours

How about having a little fun with everyone this St. Patrick’s Day and let them think you are serving traditional potatoes.  However, they will really have a sweet treat with these Potato Petit Fours from Sprinkle Bakes!  These would even be a great idea to serve for April Fools Day!

Be sure to get the recipe from Sprinkle Bakes here!

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