Archive for Tag: dessert buffets

January 04, 2013

Tea Party Must Haves for a Downton Abbey Party

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
one: candelabra two: tea spoons three: two tiered serving platter four: napkins five: tea pot and cups six: scone pan seven: tea eight doilies nine: gift tags ten: silver beaded cake stand We shared our Downton Abbey obsession yesterday when we posted this Lady Mary cocktail. We’re back now with some must haves for a Downton Abbey premiere party.  Come back later tonight to see our complete menu and entertaining ideas/tips for throwing a Downton…
Wild Wild West Dessert Table
September 25, 2012

Wild Wild West Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Wild Wild West party was styled by Julie from In Good Company in Switzerland for her daughter’s 4th birthday. We are loving all the DIY elements to this party. To create a backdrop, Julie simply added removable Western stickers to her wall. Sweet treats on the dessert table reflected traditional All-American desserts including Texas pecan pie, pumpkin pie, apple pie, devil’s food cake, chocolate cupcakes and brownies. Square dance lessons and a corn toss…
August 19, 2011

College Send Off Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This featured submission comes from Jeannie of The Pastry Tip. Rather than schedule her son’s high school graduation party at the busy start of summer, Jeannie threw Conor a college send-off party at the end. The dessert table was set-up like someone preparing to pack up for college, with suitcases, books, and mementos integrated into the display. The fleur de lis, used to decorate many of the desserts, is the symbol of Conor’s high school.…
July 28, 2011

Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
As you may have learned, we are slaves to fashion. We also love summer and laying poolside.  This post brought the two together.  Shawna from Pretend Party & Play created this Lilly Pulitzer Poolside Party for her 6 year old daughter’s birthday.  Shawna was inspired by the beautiful colors in Lilly’s designs and her book “Essentially Lilly: A Guide to Colorful Entertaining”. It was a pool party that was filled with sun, fun and…
January 15, 2009

Starting off the New Year right…

By: Amy Atlas, in Ask Amy
I know I’ve taken a long hiatus from the blog world but I’m thrilled to announce that I’m learning the ins and outs of blogging and hope to begin posting on a regular basis. Southern Weddings just launched their first printed edition, available at newsstands now or at, and I’m so excited to share the feature with you. View the whole article at We have so many exciting events coming up and we’ll…