It’s Guinness Time…

…and time for Kathleen’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl at Cuisine Kathleen! This is the 7th annual crawl!

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It was a March miracle that I actually put together a tablescape and photographed it for the crawl.

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Will you be making Corned Beef and Cabbage or Irish Stew or something else that says “Ireland” for St. Patty’s Day?

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We saw this at the Crown and Trumpet in the town of Broadway in the Cotswolds.


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I hope to get around to see all the St. Patrick’s Day tables joining Kathleen’s crawl!

About Ellen am a wife, mother, baba (grandmother) and a loyal friend. Jesus is my King and my hope is in my future with Him.

38 thoughts on “It’s Guinness Time…

  1. Hello, visiting you from Cuisine Kathleen’s party. Love your pretty runner and napkins and great idea for the flowers in the Guinness vase.
    Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

  2. The food looks amazing! I am visiting you from Kathleens. Love the napkins and did I say the food looked wonderful?

  3. I love Guinness time! It’s such a dark flavourful beer! How smart of you to use those Guinness beer glasses as vases with green dye! They look wonderful with the contrasting yellow carnations. Pretty shamrock table runner too! Visiting from Kathleen’s.

  4. Well, I am finally home!! Guinness is my favorite beer with the Irish Smithwick’s a close second. Love how you used the shamrocks on the table. The runner is wonderful! The food looks yummy, too. In fact, I will be right over – lol!!

  5. So genius to tint your water green for Guinness glass for a vase Ellen! Just like they do for the river in Chicago for St. Patrick’s Day! Erin go Braugh 🙂

  6. Like so many others, I thought your Guinness glass was clever and pretty! This is my first time stopping by, so I thought I’d say hello. I don’t have a meal planned for St. Patrick’s Day yet. I need to think on it, since we’re a vegetarian/vegan family. I love cabbage though, so maybe something with that. I am trying to make special meals for EVERY holiday this year. My mom is really good at that and I want to pass that tradition on to my girls. 🙂

  7. Love your Guinness “vases”…and the banner valance with the tiny bit of orange.
    I will be making a corned beef dinner in the oven!
    Enjoy the remainder of the week, Ellen.

  8. Ellen, I have those Guinness glasses and now I know what I will do with them–use as vases for St. Patty’s Day! I just love that Guinness poster! I’ve had Guinness in Dublin and just as they say, it does taste different! Yum–those potatoes look delicious! Linda

  9. Your table is festive, and I, too, love the green gingham pennants at your window!!
    My husband’s family has some Irish ancestry, so we usually eat corned beef and cabbage as a nod to that. We love it so much, I wonder why we don’t cook it more often during the year!

  10. I love the last photo! Yummy! I’ll buy some soda bread but that might be the extent of our celebration! Very festive tables! Thanks for sharing! ❤️

  11. Wonderful Saint Patrick’s table! I love the Guinness glasses for vases, lovely Irish touch! I don’t know what was being served with the peas and potatoes but I want some too. Gosh that looks good.

  12. I love the yellow and green!
    I’ve been looking back at your posts that I’ve missed here and there. What fun that must have been, shopping for a wedding gown. I like that tradition!

  13. Hi Ellen, I’m SO glad to see you at the blog crawl — you and your tablescaping self!!! 😀 I love your table!! I would have never thought of using yellow carnations, and they’re perfect with all your green. Love your pretty tablecloth and festive napkins! I am loving the 1966 Guinness poster; I’ve already shown it to my husband. 😉 You’ve taken so many good trips to England; I hope to get back there someday.

    I love your Irish table, Ellen, and Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you, my friend!

    Warm hugs,


  14. Hello Ellen! Love your March Miracle! 🙂 So glad you got to join in and you shared some great ideas! Love the napkin banner! I’ve used them for curtains, but never as a banner, I am copying! And the Guinness with green water is genius! I have never had Guinness either here or in Ireland. I am the non drinking Irish person, and according to the stereotypes, I must be the only one! My mom didn’t drink either. I can do the Stack O’Barley and the Seige of Ennis though! 🙂
    Thanks so much for crawling with us, you are a loyal friend! Happy SPD. I just made 10 loaves of soda bread to give away, I’ll keep one! Cooking Paddy’s pig for dinner! 🙂

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