Hey, film buffs and movie enthusiasts! Attend the Irish Film Festival at AMC River East from March 1st-3rd. They are dedicated to showcasing great work from Irish filmmakers. http://www.chicagoirishfilmfestival.com/
There’s no such thing as too many parades, so head over to the Southside Irish Parade on March 17th at noon. It started in 1979 and is now one of the largest celebrations outside of Dublin. https://southsideirishparade.org/
Decorating on a budget can feel like an impossible task. Not everyone is thrifty, and when you buy items online they often look completely different upon arrival. We have a DIY project that will have your apartment looking sophisticated and your friends asking “where can I find?” and “how much?”
Two pairs of tights
4 Safety pins
Sew the ankles of leggings shut.
Fill one pair of leggings with polyester stuffing (just the legs).
Roll the top tightly.
Pin it and sew shut.
Repeat with other pair of leggings.
Now, time to knot them together.
Cross the bottom pair of leggings over the top pair.
Cross the top pair of leggings over that.
Fold the other side of the bottom pair.
Tuck the other side of the top pair into the original loop.
Turn and tuck the leggings around the knot.
Pin the ends in place.
Make a few stitches on each end to secure them in place and you’re done.
The holiday season can be stressful and pricey. We’re here to make sure you can decorate and buy gifts while on a budget. Sock snowmen are the perfect decorations, because they’re adorable, hassle-free to make, and cost efficient.
One white sock (for snowman)
One colored sock (for hat)
Two rubber bands
Hot glue gun
Orange pom poms (small)
Fill white sock with rice. The amount depends on how big you want your snowman to be.
Tie the top with a rubber band.
Place a rubber band in the middle. Form body and head.
Draw eyes and mouth on the head.
Use ribbon to make scarf. Secure it with hot glue gun.
Use hot glue gun to place the three buttons on the body of the snowman.
Cut colored sock. Use the foot part minus the heel. Cuff the sock on the head to create a hat. Secure it with hot glue.