Thank Goodness for McDonald’s Shamrock Season #PregnancyCravings

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Now that you know the big news and we are expecting our very own bundle of joy, I wanted to share with you one of the questions I get asked most frequently: are you having any cravings?

YES!  The answer is yes.  This little baby loves shakes.  Thankfully, it’s officially March so that means it’s Shamrock Season at McDonald’s!  I’ve secretly been counting down the days until the Shamrock Shake is back, and this year, they’ve come up with some new twists on the classic minty original.  My favorite is the Chocolate Shamrock Shake, but there is a Shamrock Chocolate Madness drink for everyone.  McDonald’s incorporated the Shamrock Chocolate Chip Frappe for those who love coffee.  If it’s still snowy and cold near you (like it is here in Pittsburgh), there are some warmer options like the Shamrock Hot Chocolate and Shamrock Mocha.

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During this pregnancy, I’m following my 80/20 rule I mentioned in my Healthy Habits post.  I’m not giving into every single craving I have, but it’s okay to indulge once in a while. Honestly, it’s been a really fun treat to look forward to on the weekends.  After a relatively healthy breakfast or brunch, it’s become our Sunday ritual to swing by McDonald’s for a yummy shake afterward!

Pregnancy craving or just a longing for Spring, head to your local McDonald’s and celebrate Shamrock Season!  Try the new flavors and tell me your favorite!!  March 11th-17th is especially important because it’s giving week!  What that means is for every Shamrock Chocolate Madness beverage purchased, $0.25 goes to support Ronald McDonald House Charities®, so be sure to stop by! 

For a Free McCafe beverage offer Valid until 12/31/2017 at participating U.S. McDonald’s. McD App download and registration required. Shamrock Chocolate Madness drinks available for a limited time at participating McDonald’s.

Photography by Julie Kahlbaugh
  • I’m so excited for your new little one! It’s such an amazing thing being a mommy! And yes for all the shakes!! 🙂

    Brittany 🙂
    http://www.kingdomofsequins.com

  • I’m with you on the 80/20 rule too! Gotta enjoy splurges like these yummy shakes!

  • January

    What a cute post! 80/20 is a good rule of thumb!

  • This is the cutest post and congratulations! I always look forward to Shamrock Shake season! Can’t wait to try the chocolate mint now!

    ~Hillary
    http://www.styleinasmalltown.com

  • Angelle Marix

    Aww! Congrats!! Loving that 80/20 rule!!! I need to go try out the shamrock shake!! Sounds so yummy.

    Xoxo,
    Angelle
    http://www.dashingdarlin.com

  • You can’t beat those pregnancy cravings girl. I started the 80/20 rule with my first and still eat that way now. You have to live a little!

  • Brianne George

    You guys are so cute! Looks like a fun date!!

    Xo, Brianne
    http://www.scrubsandsparkles.com

  • you guys are adorable!! nothing like a shake date!!!