Children’s Gingerbread House Decorating Party

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Children's Gingerbread House Decorating Party Gingerbread houses were a memorable part of my childhood and a wonderful tradition during the holiday season. Earlier, we showed you instructions for making 3 different types of gingerbread houses. Today, we want to share with you inspiration for hosting a children's gingerbread house decorating party! PARTY TIPS: Build the bases of the houses so … { read more }

How To Make Gingerbread Houses

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How To Make Gingerbread Houses Christmas comes to our house with a whole set of customs, rituals, and traditions.  Since this is a time of traditions and a time to enjoy friends, making gingerbread houses and giving Tea Parties are without a doubt our favorite tradition.  Each year, my Mom and I give a Gingerbread House Tea Party for friends. Only silver trays are used because it is a grand … { read more }

DIY: Very Berry Holiday Tree & Ornament

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Driscoll's Very Berry DIYs This year take a fresh new approach to holiday crafts and make them edible! This Very Berry Holiday Tree created by cookbook author Tish Boyle is the ideal holiday 'DIY' that let's you get your craft on and save money too – in under an hour. When the folks at Driscoll's shared these DIY ideas with me, I knew I had to share them with you!  Super delicious and easy to … { read more }

Holiday Cocktails & Festive Winter Recipes

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Winter Holiday Party Planner Looking for some fabulously festive cocktail recipes paired with delicious appetizers? Got that! Take a look inside this Winter Holiday Party Planner for dozens of recipes and sample menus! And if you like Jack Daniels, you're in for a treat! I had the honor of writing this Winter Edition Cookbook so I hope you enjoy! More Holiday Cocktail Recipes And for some … { read more }

Thankfully Inspired: 50 Inspirational Websites/Blogs

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This Thanksgiving, I look back at what I have been thankful for every day since Pizzazzerie launched. For me, that's a lot of things. I could write a post a day on how thankful I am. With only room for one, I want to share with you how thankfully inspired I am when I visit these sites below. Each of these sites is unique, delightful, inspirational, and no doubt involves countless hours of work … { read more }

Holiday Weddings: Decor Details

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Holiday Weddings The little details are my favorite part of a wedding - the escort cards, table numbers, door wreaths - I eat it up. All of these details add to the beauty of a wedding, and today we're showcasing holiday and winter wedding details from invitations to flower petal cones. What is your favorite wedding detail? Table Number - Timeless Paper Holiday Lights Invitation - Lasso D' … { read more }

A Modern Baby Celebration

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Christening: A Modern Baby Celebration Last month, I had the pleasure of enjoying lunch with one of my favorite event planners and designers, Camille Styles. She is a delight and her blog, Style Notes, is a personal favorite. Camille styled this baptism reception for a dear friend's twin 8-month-olds. Camille shared with us some of her inspiration and details for this charming … { read more }

Thanksgiving Round-Up

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As some of you may remember, I am the judge for Scenty's Decorate Wicklessly Contest for Thanksgiving. I reviewed dozens of entries to the contest, and the winner is... Melissa of Truly Chic Inspirations! Congrats Melissa! I loved your use of the cute scentsy warmer as well as the "KEEP CALM and GOBBLE ON" sign. Because I lovedthe sign so much, I created a simple one for our readers to open … { read more }

GIVEAWAY: Autographed Cake Boss Book

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Congratulations Gina - WINNER! Scrumptious Swirls Giveaway: Autographed Cake Boss Book by Buddy Valastro We are tickled pink over here because we have teamed up with the darlingest of all darling, Stacy of Scrumptious Swirls to giveaway an AUTOGRAPHED copy of Buddy Valastro's book Cake Boss! Cake Boss is a favorite of mine. Buddy is currently on a book signing and show tour across … { read more }

Vintage Sock Monkey Birthday Party

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Vintage Sock Monkey Birthday Party Susan Gentile has shared a number of fabulous parties with us as she is one of our favorite photographers. You might remember this Nesting Baby Shower and Under the Sea party she photographed. Well this party was for her own son, Alexander, who turned 1!  Vintage sock monkey was the theme and she didn't miss a beat designing the decor! The cupcake stand … { read more }