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Happy Irish Day

I hate to say it but I am wearing green today. In fact, I kind of look like Peter Pan (with jeans). I can’t help it.

As with most things, I blame my mother. When I was a kid, she would send me to school in a green dress with a green cardboard crown that said “Erin Go Bragh” in glitter – and I would wear it – ALL DAY! I may have had some sort of wand with streamers – but that memory is a bit fuzzy – must have been the booze. I guess I’m just festive like that – or a total dork. But with a name like MAEGAN KATHLEEN SHANAHAN (maiden name) I really shouldn’t have to worry about getting pinched for not wearing green – I have no choice. I am as green as they come -without the alcohol problem- although most of the Shanahan’s in my family did not escape that one.

Left: Today

Right: 1980-ish, and so proud


Mick: A derogatory term for an Irishman, usually Catholic and sometimes drunk

On St. Patrick’s Day everyone’s a mick.

Maegan Tintari

LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.

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