This Halloween 64 million Americans will carve a pumpkin, but did you know the Irish brought the tradition of carving pumpkins at Halloween to America? In the new book Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips & Ideas by Colleen Dorsey you will learn how to carve the best Jack-O-Lantern on the block. This little book […]
Giveaways On Irish American Mom
From time to time I run little giveaways on Irish American Mom, with some unique Irish and Irish American themed prizes. Some wonderful vendors sponsor these sweepstakes and provide the prizes for Irish American Mom's lucky readers. Check back every now and then to see if there is a giveaway currently open for entries. A big thank you to everyone who comments, enters, and helps spread the word about these wonderful businesses through Facebook, Twitter and other social media. I really appreciate everyone who takes part and helps to make these giveaways possible. The more readers who enter, the more prize sponsors contact me. It's amazing. Wishing everyone a little bit of Irish luck in these sweepstakes.
Did you know the Aran sweater, a highly recognizable symbol of Ireland, will feature as an iconic fashion design of the twentieth century in an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York? Is Fashion Modern? opens on October 1, 2017 and runs through January 28, 2018, at the Museum of Modern Art, West […]
“It’s Not Yet Dark” is a memoir written by Irish Film Maker Simon Fitzmaurice. A best seller in Ireland, this book was introduced to American readers earlier this month. Diagnosed in 2008 with Lou Gehrigs’ Disease or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) at the age of 34, Fitzmaurice’s medical team predicted he had 4 years to […]
Mattie Lennon is a frequent guest post contributor to Irish American Mom. I’m delighted to introduce his new storytelling CD, “Truth and Lies” to you today. Mattie is a true ‘seanachai” (pronounced “shan-ah-key”), an Irish storyteller. But before I share the details of how to enter to win a copy of Mattie’s new CD, let’s […]
Who wouldn’t love to receive a special packet of handcrafted Irish artwork delivered to your door each and every month? Well, that’s the wonderful monthly surprise offered by Emerald Post. Today I’m delighted to introduce you to this beautiful artwork, and to celebrate St. Patrick, Emerald Post has sponsored a lovely giveaway for one lucky […]