As a kid I always made sure that I wore green when I went to bed the night before St. Patrick’s Day so I wouldn’t get pinched first thing in the morning. I took it pretty seriously and remember my mom helping me pick out my St. Patrick’s Day outfit way in advance of the holiday. We’re not Irish, but my mom used to have fun that day too by baking green bread and making shamrock cookies.
Curious about the origins of pinching those not wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day, I did a little digging online and found out that it’s an American tradition that has nothing to do with St. Patrick or even
If you’re like me and don’t want to get pinched, sockprints has come up with some fun, green ideas to keep those Leprechauns away and shamrock your socks off!