Free Elf on the Shelf Printable Kit!

Elf on the Shelf Free Printable Kit! DOWNLOAD and save!
Elf on the Shelf Free Printable Kit! DOWNLOAD and save!
Free Elf on the Shelf Printable Kit including banner, adoption certificate, banner, and more! Pizzazzerie.com

Hey, Pizzazzerie readers!  It's Cara from One Swell Studio  here today to share some cute (and totally free!) Elf on the Shelf printable kit I whipped up to welcome back those little elves on the shelves. If your family has an Elf on the Shelf, they typically arrive at their houses during the beginning of December (some come earlier, some later).  Some elves are sent on behalf of Santa as a way … { read more }

Chocolate Peppermint Mini Party Cakes

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The cutest peppermint chocolate mini cakes for Christmas parties and holiday celebrations!
The cutest peppermint chocolate mini cakes for Christmas parties and holiday celebrations!

It's December! Snow, Christmas trees, lights, parties, and of course - holiday desserts! My fave! You know I love a good "mini" dessert (I have a whole Pinterest board devoted to them). This year, I decided Christmas needed chocolate peppermint mini cakes. They literally couldn't be easier to make and served up on fancy dishes, they're the perfect party treat! I'm hosting a few dinner parties this … { read more }

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Pizzazzerie.com - SO good!
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Pizzazzerie.com - SO good!
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Pizzazzerie.com - SO good!

Now that the holidays are upon us, it's time to celebrate with some new baking recipes! I love red velvet cake and I love chocolate chip cookies so it's really a wonder why I hadn't already combined these two into the perfect little cookie bar! No better time than Christmas season, right? The thing is, these Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars aren't just your typical chocolate chip cookies on … { read more }

7 Favorite Holiday DIYs & Silhouette Sale!

Christmas DIY crafts made with the Silhouette Cameo! Pizzazzerie.com

Calling all my crafters! It's the Silhouette Black Friday sale (code = PIZZAZZERIE)! Every year, this is the biggest and best Silhouette sale! So I'm not much for fighting the crowds for Black Friday sales and definitely not on Thanksgiving day itself. Which is fab since this sale is online - woohoo! I'm excited to share 7 of my favorite holiday DIYs made with the Silhouette (above) and you'll … { read more }

Tutorial: DIY Gold Leaf Frame

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DIY tutorial for leaf frame!
how to paint leaves gold | tutorial

Welcome the the gals at Handmade Mood back for a fabulously festive DIY gold leaf frame! Fall weather is illusive in South Texas, where we live and every year we’re lucky to get a handful of leaves from the trees that aren’t Cedar or Live Oak. Big, fabulous, fall colored leaves just aren’t all that common – so I’m always thankful for the few that make their way into my yard. As my two year old, … { read more }

DIY Personalized Ornaments for Christmas!

Tutorial: How to make personalized, monogrammed, and custom ornaments for the Christmas tree! DIY!
Personalized DIY Ornament Tutorial!
How to make gold personalized ornaments! Pizzazzerie.com

Time to get your craft on, y'all! Ok, so sometimes I love long step-by-step craft projects and feel really proud after I've finished. But sometimes I like a quick done-in-two-seconds style craft that turns out crazy cute and makes the perfect gift. If you don't think you're "crafty", you can do this! Seriously, it's embarrassing how easy it is. Without further ado, DIY personalized ornaments to … { read more }

Tips for Last-Minute Thanksgiving Planning

Thanksgiving Party Planning Snack Time!
Thanksgiving Party Planning Snack Time!
Thanksgiving Party Planning Snack Time!

Even if you aren't hosting Thanksgiving (or any holiday meal), the season can still get a little hectic! I'm excited to share a few last-minute Thanksgiving holiday tips! Tis the season of what-to-wear, finding the perfect hostess gift, baking holiday treats, the list goes on - it gets hectic! Now that I have a little one, it's wilder than ever. I absolutely don't have everything together … { read more }

How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party!

How to host a cookie swap party!
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How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party!

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. Thanks for supporting the brands we love! All opinions are our own. #QuakerUp #MyOatsCreation #CollectiveBias I'm all about starting new holiday traditions this year including hosting a cookie exchange party! They're a festive way to swap recipes, enjoy some tasty treats, and make lots of holiday memories! I can remember … { read more }

Style a Glam Friendsgiving Tablescape

How to style a glam Friendsgiving Tablescape!
How to style a glam Friendsgiving Tablescape!

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, but we often don’t get to enjoy the season of Thanksgiving with our friends as it’s traditionally a family-focused holiday. In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, why not invite your friends and neighbors over for a “Friendsgiving” party so you can celebrate the season with them too? It’s a wonderful way to express how thankful you are for their … { read more }

Get Inspired for Holiday Entertaining Season!

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Get inspired this holiday season! Tips + ideas from Pizzazzerie.com #GetInspired
Get inspired this holiday season! Tips + ideas from Pizzazzerie.com #GetInspired

How do you get inspired for the holiday season? I hope one of the ways is finding fabulous entertaining ideas and recipes here on Pizzazzerie ;) For me, I love to get inspired for fun gift wrapping ideas, new recipes, and holiday tablescapes by visiting my fellow blogging friends, browsing Pinterest, checking out my fave magazines online, and of course - turning up the Christmas songs! I have to … { read more }