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7 Ways Your Kids Can Make Their Own 'Luck' on St. Paddy's Day and Every Day

Dr. Kate Roberts | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
Dr. Kate Roberts

Luck is such a vague concept that it's difficult to explain to children. If you believe, as Seneca and Oprah do, that "luck occurs when preparedness meets opportunity," then the work of parents when teaching children to be "lucky" is twofold.

DIY: What Are These, Props for a Leprechaun?

Mr. Kate | Posted 05.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

These tiny props are super easy to make for this St. Patrick's Day. Use them to pose with in photos, decorate some cupcakes or those weird green bagels or just display them on your desk at work for some festive fun. Happy St. Paddy's Day!

Making Homemade Corned Beef Is Easier Than You Think

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.14.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Many Americans will boil the meat on the stovetop until tender, but they have it all wrong.

4 Ways To Wear Green Makeup For St. Patrick's Day

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks and Raydene Salinas | Posted 03.14.2014 | Style

When we mention the words "green makeup," people instantly throw out a number of words like "Eww," "Weird," and our personal favorite, "Aliens?" But w...

Ireland St. Patrick's Day 2013: Gathering to Help an Economy for a Brilliant Time

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.17.2013 | Travel
Charles Karel Bouley

Ireland is the place to be for St. Patrick's Day; all other celebrations pale by comparison. While this may be an American holiday, the Irish have adapted it just brilliantly and have made it one of the most fun times a human can have without combusting.


Posted 03.17.2013 | Comedy

Happy St. Patrick's Day! While we highly encourage our readers to celebrate everything Irish on this day, we hope you don't turn out like any of these...

LOOK: Dublin Cold, Wet On St. Paddy's Day

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.17.2013 | World

DUBLIN — Never mind the fickle Irish weather. A chilly, damp Dublin celebrated St. Patrick's Day with artistic flair anyway Sunday as the focal ...

17 Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment

Get a little Irish in you by drinking deep of pop-cultural charms like U2's ''War,'' ''Angela's Ashes,'' Riverdance, and, yes, ''Irish Drinking Songs'...

10 Irish Animals To Celebrate On St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.16.2013 | Green

From Vetstreet's Laura Cross and Shayna Meliker: As you don green getups and toast to St. Patrick, take a minute to think of all the wonderful gift...

Why I Didn't Want My Son Born On St. Patrick's Day

Tracy Jones | Posted 05.16.2013 | Parents
Tracy Jones

The reason was two-fold. I was not anxious to have a baby's birthday overshadowed by a holiday. Secondly, we had planned to give our son a very Irish name, and a matching very Irish birthday would just be too much.

Anti-Bullying Group Banned From Cincinnati St. Paddy's Parade

Posted 01.08.2015 | Gay Voices

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has allegedly been banned from an Ohio St. Patrick's Day parade because the parade's organizer...

What NOT To Do On St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.15.2013 | Comedy

We all know St. Patrick's Day isn't about celebrating the rich culture of Ireland. Instead, it's an excuse to aggressively consume massive quantities ...

LOOK: The 15 Most Notorious St. Paddy's Parties

Posted 03.15.2013 | College

This post is presented in partnership with The post-St. Patrick's Day party headache is arguably the worst self-inflicted feeling a h...

So What Is This "St.Patrick's Day" Nonsense All About Anyway?

Quora | Posted 05.14.2013 | Travel

This post originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Domhnall O'Huigin, I've been in a couple of discussions of late around the dangers of assu...

20 Years Later: Jennifer Aniston and the Leprechaun

David Aronchick | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
David Aronchick

Critics and movie nerds love to poke fun at an actor's early career endeavors and few have held back in pointing out Aniston's role in Leprechaun. It is an easy target. Even Aniston herself had the foresight to recognize the film for what it was.

Drink Your Way Through St. Paddy's Day | Posted 05.14.2013 | Taste

This St. Patrick's Day, you certainly need to include a very special guest from the Emerald Isle -- and no, green beer doesn't count.

St. Paddy's Day Fashion Rules

Jordan Hart | Posted 05.14.2013 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

Other than Halloween, St. Patrick's Day is the year's biggest costume-clad binge drinking event. But unlike October 31st, your clothing options are pretty limited. Follow the rules below to make sure you don't look like an idiot when you're acting like one.

St. Patrick's Weekend in LA

Tim Mihalsky | Posted 05.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Tim Mihalsky

Since St. Patrick's Day is on a Sunday, this the perfect opportunity to turn the one day holiday into a weekend of partying, eating and drinking. Here is perfect way to navigate correctly and celebrate the holiday so you will never forget and/or remember.

PHOTOS: Obama Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

President Obama joined the ranks of tipsy revelers across the nation by ringing in St. Patrick's Day with a pint of Guinness. Obama stopped by Th...

Inside One Couple's St. Patrick's Day Wedding

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 06.12.2012 | Weddings

Jason Stewart and Amanda Williford (soon-to-be Stewart) met two-and-a-half years ago in Orange County, California, when Amanda took a job at Horiba In...

8 Stunning St. Patrick's Day Wedding Photos

Abby Larson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Weddings
Abby Larson

It's true that St.Patrick's day brings out the Irish in everyone, and it also happens to bring out the prettiest of Irish-inspired ideas for dressing ...

PHOTOS: 5 Pubs For Celebrating St. Patrick's Day

Oyster | Posted 05.17.2012 | Travel

We're pretty excited about all the beef stew and Bailey's we plan on imbibing this weekend.

Is This The Weirdest Place For A St. Patrick's Day Wedding?

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.12.2012 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Irish whiskey in the welcome bags? Check. Shamrock cookie cutter wedding favors? Check. Green beer? Check. Intern dressed in a leprechaun costume prancing around the cocktail hour with a pot of chocolate gold coins? Priceless.

PHOTOS: Inspiration For A Tasteful St. Paddy's Wedding

Leila Lewis | Posted 05.16.2012 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

March is upon us (can you believe it? where has the year gone?) Spring weddings are just around the corner and what better way to celebrate then to ca...

St. Patrick's Day: The Most Irish Colleges

Posted 03.16.2012 | College

It's time to drop green food coloring in your drink, listen to Dropkick Murphys, and head to the nearest parade. You guessed it -- it's almost St. Pat...