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I've been promising you guys a new makeup tutorial, and here it is - a beautiful DIY mermaid mani! It's so perfect for Summer, and I promise you, it's quite easy to do. I was so inspired by the samples I recently received from Nail Social Nail Brand. I have to say, when I first saw the colors, I knew they were a little bit out of my typical comfort zone. Honestly, I haven't worn sparkly blue nail polish since college, which was quite a while ago for me. For years I've stuck with pinks, reds, and purples; with the most adventurous of my manis being hot pink (and only when hot pink was very on-trend). None the less, I was ready to try this "24K Mermaid" polish. Objectively speaking, as blue sparkly nail polishes go, it was pretty after all.

It was beautiful on, and I was pleasantly surprised to see that under different lighting it went from a true blue to a sparkly greenish blue that looked even more...mermaid-ish if you ask me. When it came time to take i…

10 Hearty Traditional Irish Dishes


You don't have to go overboard with green-colored desserts and clover-shaped foods for St. Patrick's Day. If you want to serve some authentic Irish food for your St. Patrick's Day dinner, you'll love these hearty Irish dishes.

1. Dublin Coddle with Irish Sausage by the French Tart via Food.com

2. Shepherd's Pie with Spiced Parsnip Mash by Nigel Slater via BBC: Food Recipes

3. Irish Soda Bread via Brown Eyed Baker

4. Irish Lamb Stew via Taste of Home

http://www.krisztinaclifton.com/2012/03/for-all-corned-beef-virgins.html

5. Corned Beef Brisket via krisztinaclifton.com

6. Colcannon via Martha Stewart

7. Irish Bacon and Cabbage via Dochara

8. Potato Farl via Ireland's Eye

9. Limerick Ham via It's St. Patrick's Day

10. Beef in Guinness via Traditional Irish Cooking


More St. Patrick's Day Posts

http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2010/03/irish-soda-bread-scones/

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  1. I had lunch with friends in a rather busy pub earlier... a delicious lamb stew

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