Archive for Tag: St. Patrick’s Day

July 22, 2013

Great Finds: Sweet and Stout

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
We hope you all had a great weekend. We have had some HOT days over the past couple of weeks. We love the idea of a frosty cold beer on a hot summer day. For St. Patty’s Day, we shared this Root & {Guinness} Beer Float recipe with you. It was only a matter of time before beer made its way into the sweets world with craft beers being all of the rage these days.…
March 13, 2013

Mrs. Lilien’s Mrs. Shamrock Smash {Recipe}

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
In our St. Paddy’s Day the Stylish Way post, we mentioned Mrs. Liliens Cocktail Swatchbook. Kelley Lilien is the author of this fun cocktail book, which is designed to look like a Pantone swatchbook and filled with 50 classic cocktail recipes. Each recipe has a name that begins with MRS. {sorry to the men out there} and is accompanied with chic accoutrements. Kelley mixed up an exclusive Mrs. Shamrock Smash just for you all…
March 12, 2013

Great Finds: Rachel’s Irish Family Food {Recipe for St. Paddy’s}

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, we’re sharing a peek of Rachel Allen’s brand new book Rachel’s Irish Family Food. If you don’t know Rachel, she is a well known chef in Ireland who has penned several bestselling cookbooks, is a TV food chef, and teaches at the world-famous Ballymaloe Cookery School. She was raised in Dublin and her new book is so charming that it transports you right into the heart of…
March 11, 2013

Drink of the Month: Root & {Guinness} Beer Float from Butter & Scotch

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
A trend in the dessert world is mixing spirits and sweets. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Brooklyn based Butter & Scotch is sharing their recipe with us for a Root & Beer Float. How great does that sound? Owned by Keavy Blueher of Kumquat Cupcakery and Allison Kave of First Prize Pies, Butter & Scotch specializes in a wide range of boozy, and not-so-boozy desserts. You can find them every weekend at the Brooklyn…
March 08, 2013

Lucky St. Pats Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This Lucky St Patrick’s Day dessert table was styled by Christine from Desserts and Design. She wanted to create a non-traditional St. Paddy’s Day party and mint green as her color inspiration. She came up with a “Lucky to Have You” theme and incorporated little hearts in various hues of pink. The quatrefoil pattern was used on the garland to represent a four leaf clover. Sweet treats on the dessert table included chocolate covered mint…
March 08, 2013

St. Paddy’s Day – The Stylish Way

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
Remember when we did the chic version of a Superbowl party?  Today we’re sharing some fun ideas and product to create a chic St. Paddy’s Day party. I don’t know about you all, but I’ve seen one too many overdone green parties. Plus, I love the idea of taking traditional elements from a holiday and elevating them. The color way for this party concept was inspired by a MaxMara mossy green and taupe collection…
March 06, 2013

St. Patrick’s Day Hangover Tip Sheet

By: Amy Atlas, in DIY and Templates
St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and we have plenty of fun posts for you over the next week. It is no secret that many like to drink green ale and whiskey on St. Patrick’s Day. Many say it became popular to drink on St. Patty’s Day because the ban on meat and alcohol during lent is lifted on that holiday. Whatever the case, we came up with some hangover helper tips to help…
February 21, 2013

Frog Inspired Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
There were a few reasons why we love this party. First…how cute are those fondant frogs?  Also, this party could work for St. Patrick’s Day. Either way, when it hopped into our inbox, we wanted to share it with you. This party was styled by Karolien from Cups ‘n Cakes in Belgium for a friend’s baby shower. Baby showers generally happen once the baby is born in Belgium. A tradition is handing out the candy…
March 01, 2012

Gorgeously Green!

1. straw topper 2. straws 3. twine 4. ribbon 5. macaron 6. cupcake liner 7. cake stand 8. plate 9. pitcher + glass We are ending our day today with this gorgeously green inspiration board in honor of Leap Day. Since frogs are always what come to mind when we hear the word leap, green seems like the perfect color to showcase this special day. We put a gorgeously green {and white to break…