Archive for Tag: Bastille Day

July 14, 2011

Amy Atlas Moment: French themed baby shower

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
When Grace from Grace Happens shared with us her “Amy Atlas Moment”, we fell head over heals EN AMOUR. In sticking with the French Theme today in honor of “Bastille Day”, we thought today would be the perfect day to share these stunning photos with you.  Grace threw this party for her friend, Alexis’ babyshower.  She invited 16 of their friends (who all happen to be bloggers) and spent the day enjoying good food, laughing…
July 14, 2011

Happy Bastille Day & Sweet Origins: Macarons!

By: Amy Atlas, in Sweet Origins
Happy Bastille Day! Today is French National Day, a commemoration of the storming of the Bastille in 1789. Festivities include fireworks over the Eiffel Tower, a parade down the Champs Elysees and a picnic of 10,000 people dressed in white at Versailles. We say, where there’s a party in France, there must be the beloved macaron! In this “Sweet Origins,” we explore the history of France’s favorite dessert. Macarons are delicate round cookies made with…