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Drug Rehab Fort Lauderdale Suggests 10 Incredible Ways to Have a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

Drug rehab Fort Lauderdale suggests 10 great ways for you to have a fun and sober St. Patrick’s Day 2014. Holidays can be serious trigger times due to the fact that the temptation to use alcohol or drugs as a way to celebrate holidays can be powerful, especially as clients recall past years or witness the behavior of others. You can have an amazing St. Patrick’s Day while successfully staying sober.

#1

Watch a St. Patrick’s Day parade live or on television. Watch it with your closest loved ones and choose your favorite floats or performers.

#2

Go to a restaurant offering Irish cuisine or one that has special St. Patrick’s Day menus for the holiday to celebrate via food and culture.

#3

Do you like to cook? Do an online search for your favorite Irish recipes and try them out yourself. Remember that green food coloring is a safe and fun way to transform the color of desserts and juices.

#4

Wear green! You can go head-to-toe green or accessorize with a button, tie, or even a pair of socks.

#5

Make it a movie marathon day and indulge in the art of Irish films.

#6

Write your own limerick for a fun, creative way to express yourself.

#7

Find out if your city hosts a St. Patrick’s Day run. You can have a great time, do something healthy and meet like minded positive people while at the same time supporting a charity organization.

#8

Decorate your front lawn with St. Patrick’s Day decor to really get into the holiday. You can even make the decorations yourself to have an interesting project to look forward to.

#9

Do you know the history of St. Patrick’s Day? Many people celebrate the holiday in bars and other locations but never learn about what it actually means. If you were part of this group of people you can use this holiday to brush up on your knowledge and feel good about really understanding the day.

#10

Have kids? Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with themed snacks (green frosted cupcakes, green popcorn, et al.) and arts and crafts projects. Educate your children on the story of St. Patrick’s Day.

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