Leprechaun Tricks

'Lil mischief, family fun, and "Parties We Have Held"

Shamrock Pancakes

Surprise your little ones this St. Patrick’s Day with Shamrocks for breakfast. If they ask why they are green, tell them the leprechauns must have messed with the ingredients.   … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Healthy Shamrock Shake

We pass a McDonald’s on the way to and from school. Each March the kids notice the Shamrock Shake sign up and ask if we can stop. I say, “Let’s … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

Chasing Rainbows

Everyone knows Leprechauns love rainbows. That’s where they hide their gold. Hide some golden coins in Rainbow Rocks for your child to discover on St. Patrick’s Day.  All you need … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Irish Soda Bread, Two Ways

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here. We made our favorite Irish Soda bread recipe, tried a new recipe, and had fun with the resulting taste test. The best part? The … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Leprechaun Tricks, 2014

March, 2014. Our 5th year trying to catch the leprechauns. Actually, we’re kind of over the whole trap thing. We knew they were back when we found a new colorful … Continue reading

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Leprechaun Traps, 2012

The 2012 St. Patrick’s Day season was very involved. I ended up with over 160 images, which is  why I ended up writing an ebook about it. It was too … Continue reading

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Leprechaun Tricks, 2013

Welcome to the 2013 version of Leprechaun mischief. By now, if you know us, you know we are big fans of St. Patrick’s Day. This is our fourth year of … Continue reading

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Leprechaun Tricks, 2011

It was that time of year again. Nearly March. Leprechaun season.One the last day of February, Isabella decided to make a leprechaun trap. Her plans…. and the first attempt. And … Continue reading

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Leprechaun Tricks, 2010

Each year the Irish in us comes out. Big time. In March of 2010, Isabella and Luca put their Irish roots to good work. They almost caught a leprechaun. A … Continue reading

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Our St. Patrick’s Day eBooks!

Yipee! Our ebooks for ipads are now available in iTunes. Only 99¢ each! Go to the iTunes store and search for “Aucello.” Want to learn about leprechaun traps and tricks? Check … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

Why “Paying It Forward” really works

I talk about Paying It Forward with the kids all the time and even wrote a blog about it. I did it accidentally last week – here’s the short version: … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment