If you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Bunco Party “green” is the theme! It’s definitely an easy holiday to go overboard on…green food, green drinks, green decoration, green costumes/clothes, and of course…green dice! You’ll find lots of fun themed decorations in the stores, along with serving ware.

Consider giving a special prize for the player wearing the most green or using a leprechaun hat as the traveler, maybe add a special “luckiest” prize. Ask everyone to wear green clothes…or provide silly green hats or necklaces. If you like green, March is a great month for hosting Bunco. So many festive and fun options! Not to mention the “lucky” part of it…who doesn’t love a little extra luck when playing bunco?

Here are a few more theme suggestions: Luck of the Irish, St. Patty’s Day, Mardi Gras Madness, or sometimes Easter Eggs

But if you’re looking for a fun alternative to all the traditional holidays check consider using one of these themes: Diva, Wine a Bit, Retro Housewives, or Wild West Cowgirls

March brings out the Irish in all of us…a sort of “green” holiday! Below is a remake on the traditional Lemon Bars…we’re going LIME! Below you’ll find an old family recipe “re-imagined!” I hope you enjoy it!

Lime Bars


1 cup softened margarine
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 cup flour

4 tablespoon flour
2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
dash of salt

4 beaten eggs
1/3 cup lime juice
Green food color, to desired color


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Mix first 3 ingredients and spread into a jellyroll pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes.

Mix the next 4 ingredients. Add eggs, lime juice, and food color. Pour over baked crust. Return to oven for 25 minutes.

When cool sprinkle with powdered sugar. Enjoy!

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