St. Patrick's Day!!!
It's probably our second most favorite Holiday at the
Every year we hold a big Party for our friends.
This isn't your typical get drunk and crazy party (no alcohol is served) in the name of
Although there will be some good "Craic" happening!
We use this event as an oppertunity for
For the whole country.
Because we love Ireland.
The People and the Land.
This year we will have our good friend Roxanne, with us who will speak for a few moments on behalf of her children, who aren't able to be here for our party.
"Katy and Blake," are leaving for
in the Fall as
(Hit on their names to go to their blog)
I have known Katy since she was a little girl and was one of her Sunday School teacher's
"Back in the Day."
So I have "personal investment" in this journey they are taking.
And we love her, and her husband, and their family.
We "MAHANS" are honored to
prayerfully and financially support them.
Of course the highlight of the party,
(besides my husband in a true Kilt this year)
will be the
and all the trimmings to our guests.
And lots of it!
This year we are preparing:
40 pounds of Corned Beef
15 pounds of carrots.
20 pounds of potato's
4 heads of Cabbage
Numerous Potato rolls w/butter
all decorated with "Green"
And of course
Hot Irish Tea
We have a saying in the States that says,
"Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day!"
And you can find that to be true.
Americans love the Irish and Ireland.
So by all means "Celebrate"
the beauty that is
Ireland on the
17 of March.
Wear "Green," and "Shamrocks," and eat "Corned Beef,"......go to St. Paddy's Day Parades.
But please don't forget to pray for Ireland and her people as well.