5 Tips for Effortless Entertaining: Dinner Party Style

Fall Pumpkin Tablescape by Party Blogger Pizzazzerie.com

Throwing a dinner party might seem like a daunting task. How can I make it look amazing without spending a million dollar or a million hours? Can I even still enjoy the party while preparing food and playing hostess? Never fear! I’m sharing 5 Tips for Effortless Entertaining: Dinner Party Style with you today so you’ll feel party ready in no time. I often find

I’m So Fancy: Layered Mini Martini BBQ

Layer BBQ in mini martini glasses for a fancy twist on this classic comfort!

Why must fancy food always be so fussy? Caviar. Balsamic vinaigrette infused with white truffles. Marinated Olives with Fennel. I could go on. Those are all nice, but sometimes you just want to eat your regular ol’ crowd-pleasing BBQ! Growing up in Texas as a baby then the Carolinas through high school and now Tennessee, I’ve had my fair share of barbecue. From football games to

Party Feature: Preppy Lemon Bridal Shower

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Hosting a bridal shower soon? I’m so excited to feature this darling “Preppy Lemon” Bridal Shower styled by Kenna O’Brien of Miss Party Mom, this bridal shower is absolutely filled to the brim with sweet touches from an Italian Soda Bar to sweet lemon sugar cookies and everything cute in between. I particularly adore the mini bud vase favors (I love the labels and yellow bows)!

Book Love // Decorating Cookies Party by Bridget Edwards

How to make decorated number cookies!

Remember when I told you that I would be sharing lots of my favorite new books? Well I’m back here with #2! I sort of can’t get over how talented my friends are, really! Decorating Cookies Party is book number 2 for my sweet friend Bridget of Bake at 350! A couple of years ago, I shared her first book with y’all and it’s still sitting

Spider Web Halloween Cupcakes

How to make Spider Web Cupcakes with cotton candy! Halloween fave!

Hi my fabulous Halloween hostesses! I’m super excited to share my spider web Halloween cupcakes with all of you! Did YOU know that white cotton candy happens to look a lot like a spider web? Well well, it absolutely does which makes it a super easy and clever way to make spider web cupcakes for Halloween this year. You might be wondering, “where will I

Silly Monster Halloween Cupcakes

Cute silly monster cupcakes for Halloween! Pizzazzerie.com

I’m officially deeming it “time to start sharing Halloween ideas” on Pizzazzerie.com! I’m starting with a few of my faves from the past couple of years, but I have finished up a week of shooting new ideas that I know you will love! Ready? It’s silly monster Halloween cupcakes up first… Halloween season is the time for making cute and silly treats for all those

7 Simple Tips for Styling Classy Character Parties

How to throw a stylish curious george party!

Hey Pizzazzerie readers! It’s Cara from One Swell Studio here. When my little guy was born, my ‘party brain’ went into overdrive & I’m fairly certain I had his first five birthday themes planned out before we even left the hospital. I envisioned celebrations with classic themes…. and not a television or movie character in sight. Fast forward a few years, when this same little guy

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes!

How to make pumpkin pie cupcakes

Yay for fall, y’all! I’m super excited to share this recipe with you! You know I’m all about the pumpkin right? I love these pumpkin pie cupcakes! Some people are cupcake people. Some people are pie people. These pumpkin pie cupcakes are for everyone! It has all the favorite elements of a cupcake and pie from frosting and cake to filling and pie crust. They’re

How to Make Cinnamon Simple Syrup

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I’m thrilled to have our newest Pizzazzerie contributors (the gals at Handmade Mood) here today to share an easy yet fancy little recipe that will spice up the fall season (cinnamon simple syrup)! We are so excited to be here today, and we’ve brought along the perfect recipe to welcome Fall. Cinnamon always makes me think of warming up on cool evenings, and with Summer quickly coming to an end