Leprechaun Cupcake Trap

We were robbed.

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This very hammer was used to break in to our precious hoard of gold.

How could this have happened?  Read on, my friend.  Read on.

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A couple of days ago, I decided to create a new type of Leprechaun trap.  I figured any self-respecting Leprechaun would be enticed by gold hidden in the chocolatey depths of a festively decorated cupcake.

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What could possibly go wrong?

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Oh, the cute cupcake sleeves?

There are two schools of thought with regard to trapping Leprechauns.  Some say that Leprechauns are suspicious and won’t be tricked into “free gold”.

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If that’s your belief, this cupcake wrapper is for YOU!

Some believe Leprechauns are too clever to be tricked.

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Just an innocent looking cupcake covered in shamrocks.

Some believe Leprechauns are very, very greedy.

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Could this be more obvious?

As for me.  I thought it would be funny to mock the “In an emergency, break glass” idea.

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Hysterical.  Right?

What were the odds that Leprechauns would have access to a teeny-timy hammer?  I felt confident that my M&M hoard was safe.

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I was wrong.

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I hadn’t realized that our resident fairies, quite without our knowledge, had decided to rent out their room through Fairybnb (a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbnb).  Clearly, the Leprechauns borrowed a teeny tiny hammer from our teeny tiny fairy friends.

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Foiled again.

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Category: Behind the Fairy Doors, Create, Fairies, Holidays and Entertaining, St. Patrick's Day
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(4) Comments and (5) Replies

  1. Nila @ The Tough Cookie | March 1, 2014 at 3:17 am | Reply

    LOL! Funniest food blog post I’ve read in ages :)

    Oh wait, I’m sorry, of course there is nothing funny about Leprechauns stealing your M&M’s.

    • jill | March 1, 2014 at 11:15 am | Reply

      Ha! You are right about the M&M’s! I think I’ll have to come up with a better plan….or tell the fairies they can’t have Leprechauns as guests….. Thanks for laughing. BTW, I stopped by YOUR blog http://thetoughcookie.com and am a fan….I am swooning over the cinnamon buns…….

      Have a great day!

      Jill

      • Nila @ The Tough Cookie | March 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm | Reply

        Hi Jill, thanks for visiting my blog! The cinnamon buns were amazing 😉

        You have a great day too!

  2. dina | March 1, 2014 at 3:07 pm | Reply

    this is the cutest thing i’ve ever seen. very creative!

    • jill | March 1, 2014 at 11:25 pm | Reply

      Thank you! Now, I just need to figure out how to keep the hammer away from them!!

  3. Gwen | November 9, 2014 at 1:11 am | Reply

    Absolutely hilarious and utterly adorable!

    • jill | November 9, 2014 at 7:06 pm | Reply

      Thank you so much. I’ll pass on the nice comments to those leprechauns!!

  4. Ruby Mora | June 20, 2016 at 11:17 pm | Reply

    It was so much fun reading about your robbery and the secret rental. I bet it was fun writing a out it. I love making tiny stuff for my dollhouse and fairy garden. My husband laughs at me when I say that if I build it…they will come. I love Pintrest for geneous ideas but yours is the cutest pin I’ve had the pleasure of reading. Thank you so much for that.
    Sincerely,

    • jill | June 20, 2016 at 11:51 pm | Reply

      I totally agree with you! If you build it they certainly do come! It sounds like you’re having a ball. Keep it going! Thanks again!

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