D.I.Y. Printable St. Patrick’s Day Banner

Print At Home St. Patrick's Day Banner

Print At Home St. Patrick’s Day Banner

As part of our DIY Holiday + Party Kit series, we’re giving you a FREE DIY printable  St. Patrick’s Day banner. Just print and hang this adorable pennant banner for a fun touch of the Irish! Will only cost you paper and string!

DIY Guide:

Print At Home St. Patrick's Day Banner

Print At Home St. Patrick’s Day Banner

Supplies:

Steps:

  1. Download + print the banner (print on 8.5 x 11 paper in color)
  2. Cut out each triangle
  3. Hole punch two holes at the top corners of each triangle
  4. Measure + cut string so that it goes through all 13 triangles with enough extra room on either side to hang
  5. Run string through each hole and hang banner(C) Poor Girl’s Guide Chicago 

    ————————————————-

    This article is part of The D.I.Y. Holiday + Party Kit Series:

    RECIPES:

23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parties at Timothy O’Toole’s Pub 3.12-3.17

STPATSLOGO_308Six Day Irish Celebration in Streeterville 

Thursday, March 12 – Tuesday, March 17

Erin go bragh! It’s time for Timothy O’Toole’s 23rd annual St. Patrick’s Day event! This year, the celebration will span six days, running Thursday, March 12 to Tuesday, March 17. From Irish-inspired food and cocktails to bag pipers and leprechauns, this Streeterville pub truly knows how to throw a proper St. Paddy’s party. The schedule of events, drink specials and Irish fare are outlined below.

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub, 622 N. Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 642-0700 TimothyOTooles.com

ST. PATRICK’S EVENTS

Thursday, March 12
Hours: 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Enjoy an Irish-inspired food and beverage menu. Guinness glass engraving will take place at 9 p.m. The Blackhawks vs. Coyotes game will be shown on 74 screens. No cover charge.

Friday, March 13
Hours: 11 a.m.-4 a.m. Enjoy an Irish-inspired food and beverage menu. A Guinness bar and beer tub will open at 3 p.m. Joe the Leprechaun will be on site at 4 p.m. The Bulls vs. Hornets game will be shown on 74 screens at 6 p.m. Guinness glass engraving will be offered at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge starting at 4 p.m. (or $10 includes a St. Paddy’s t-shirt; cover charge proceeds donated to charity).

Saturday, March 14
Hours: 8 a.m.-4 a.m. St. Patrick’s Day brunch menu will be available 8 a.m.-noon (Irish-inspired food and beverage menu available all day). Beer tubs and a Guinness bar will open at 9 a.m. Joe the Leprechaun will arrive at 11 a.m. A women’s green beer chugging contest will take place at noon with the men’s contest at 1 p.m. Irish bag pipers will perform at 2 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge (or $10 includes a St. Paddy’s t-shirt; cover charge proceeds donated to charity).

Sunday, March 15
Hours: 10 a.m.-3 a.m. St. Patrick’s Day brunch menu and bloody mary/mimosa bar be available 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Irish-inspired food and beverage menu available all day). Joe the Leprechaun will arrive at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge at 9 p.m. (or $10 includes a St. Paddy’s t-shirt; cover charge proceeds donated to charity).

Monday, March 16
Hours: 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Enjoy an Irish-inspired food and beverage menu. There is no cover charge.

Tuesday, March 17
Hours: 10 a.m.-3 a.m. Enjoy an Irish-inspired food and beverage menu. A bloody mary/mimosa bar will be offered from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Joe the Leprechaun will arrive at noon. Beer tubs and a Guinness bar will open at 3 p.m. and Irish bag pipers will perform at 4 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge (or $10 includes a St. Paddy’s t-shirt; cover charge proceeds donated to charity).

St. Patrick’s Day Drink Menu
Pitchers of Green Beer $21
Pints of Green Beer $6
Guinness, Harp, Smithwick’s $7
Conway’s Irish Ale, pints $6.50
Miller Lite/Coors Light/Bud Light, aluminum $6
Miller High Life, cans $6
PBR, cans $6
Magner’s, can $6
Irish Car Bombs $8
Jameson Irish Coffee $7
Jameson, shots $6

Continue reading

Recipe: Green RumChata Shots

Green St. Patrick's Day Rum Chata (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)

Green St. Patrick’s Day RumChata (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)

Well folks, I don’t think this recipe can get an easier! As part of our DIY Holiday + Party Kit series, we’re giving you some of our favorite (easy and cheap) ideas for St. Patrick’s Day. This is a super quick way to add a little St. Paddy to your party.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 bottle of green food coloring
  • 1 750 ml bottle of RumChata

Directions:

  1. Pour half a bottle of green good coloring in to the RumChata bottle
  2. Close the lid tight and give it a shake (use more or less for the color green you desire)
  3. Chill, serve and enjoy!

————————————————-

This article is part of The D.I.Y. Holiday + Party Kit Series:

RECIPES:

Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe

Corned Beef And Cabbage Recipe (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)

Corned Beef And Cabbage Recipe (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)

As part of our DIY Holiday + Party Kit series, we’re giving you our favorite recipe for corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)

Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)

Ingredients

(These portions make 5 servings)

  • 3 pounds corned beef brisket with spice packet
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of black peppercorn
  • 5 tablespoons of spicy mustard
  • 10 small red potatoes
  • 5 carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 1 large head cabbage, cut into small wedges I also use a mixture of green and red cabbage for variety) Continue reading