dinner outdoors.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

a few weeks ago i threw a small outdoor dinner party. its the first of it's kind i've ever done & i absolutely LOVED it. i'm obsessed! i want to have dinner outside every night! it is summer after all!

not everything turned out exactly as planned, but in the end the only thing that mattered was that my belly was completely filled with delicious food and i was surrounded by some of my closest friends.

p.s.
oh and yes, it was a subtly laker themed party :)

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party favors of homemade lavender fleur de sel caramel sauce. seen here and here!
which by the way, is another new obsession of mine.

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macarons with chocolate ganache & strawberry preserves - made by debby

and at the end of the night we had a surprise fruit pizza to celebrate mello's upcoming birthday!

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can't wait for the next outdoor dinner!
i'm thinking a garden party - everyone brings a dish using an ingredient from their garden! who's in?!!

8 comments:

Dustin said...

Haha, at first I thought the blue/white striped things were pixi stix in the first few shots. Then I realized that they were straws, thanks to that last shot.

jennifer young said...

so delectably delicious! great job tawny!!!
j.

Allison said...

Tawny, you are a party planner extraordinaire! I absolutely love the decor and the food looks amazing! I wouldn't be surprised if this post gets featured somewhere! :) have a spectacular weekend!

jamila said...

incredible!
girl you is somethign else. where was this?? fruit pizza? penne frittata? macarons!!!!
daaaaang!

tawny. said...

thank you! thank you!
you guys are too kind :)

jamila, it was at pat's apartment. he has a super small little outdoor patio. not where it was originally supposed to happen, but it worked! :)

Google said...

This is adorable! Love the way you folded the napkins!!

ashley said...

how did i not see this before?! simply lovely! i love dinner parties, and this one looks exquisite!

Rachel said...

wow, wonderful decorations and menu. but the caramel sauce favors are the coolest, great idea!

 

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