The Pizzazzerie Team

PIZZAZZERIE is your go-to guide for entertaining in style from easy and delicious party foods to daily party tips and inspiration! Pronounced piz·zazze·rie (pəˈzaz ərē): Nope not about pizza, just a whimsical combination of two fabulous words! Read more about founder Courtney Whitmore below…

With a love of entertaining, Courtney Whitmore is a stylist and writer in the field of food and party styling.

BOOKS: Push-Up Pops | Candy Making For Kids | Frostings

Growing up in the South, she attended Vanderbilt University earning both a bachelors in Communications + masters in Organizational Leadership. Her expertise has been seen in Better Homes & Gardens,, Ladies Home Journal, AOL’s DIY Life, Get Married Magazine, and

She is the author of 3 cookbooks (Push-Up Pops | Candy Making For Kids | Frostings). Her first book, Push-up Pops (March 2012) was named one of Amazon’s Top 100 Hot New Releases! Find them in bookstores nationwide.

Courtney works with brands such as Target, Frito Lay, Hershey, Pier 1, Pepperidge Farm, Bacardi, and more to connect consumers with their products in an entertaining setting. She is also a content creator for The Huffington Post, eHow, &!

Courtney works with brands and companies on recipe development, food and party styling, food and product photography, brand ambassadorships, giveaways/reviews, and company events! Email Courtney to chat!

About Our Team


Stephanie Creekmur


Stephanie Creekmur is a graphic designer based in Nashville, Tennessee where she owns and operates an online stationery boutique ( Born southern in Music City and raised in a small farming town in southwest Ohio, Stephanie earned her B.A. at The Ohio State University where she fell in love with designing paper goods. She is determined to save the handwritten note and never belittles the details because she believes it is the little things that make the big things worthwhile. When she is not designing for herself or Pizzazzerie, she loves to spend time with family and friends.


Phronsie Dial

Contributing Stylist

Phronsie Horton Dial (“Phronsie’s Tables”) is a creative strategist and has helped design many of the tablescapes seen on Pizzazzerie. She is a Raleigh, North Carolina based designer whose designs, “Phronsie’s Tables”, have been published in numerous magazines including: Bridal Crafts, Woman’s Day, Crafts & Things, and Country Woman as well as seen on News 14 Carolina.