Host an Ice Cream Social Party!

Tips for hosting an ice cream social party
Tips for hosting an ice cream social party
Tips for hosting an ice cream social party

It’s summertime! Celebrate the season by throwing an ice cream social party. Whether it’s neighbors, friends, or just family, we hope you’ll find lots of ice cream inspiration with these tips and photos. Blue Bunny Ice Cream is our go-to for all things ice cream from adorable mini cones and tasty ice cream sandwiches to the absolute best flavors like Bunny Tracks and Banana Split! See how we … { read more }

“Cake Decorating Themed” 8th Birthday Party

8th Birthday Party Details: Cake Decorating Themed!
8th Birthday Party Details: Cake Decorating Themed!
8th Birthday Party Details: Cake Decorating Themed!

A cake decorating birthday party? Oh yes, now we're talking! We are loving this sweet party theme! Angie of Little Giggles Photography sent over this darling 8th birthday party! From the gold, mint, and pink details to the sweet treats galore, this is our kind of party! Birthday gal "Alvie" LOVES Cake Boss so it was only natural to have a "bake shop" themed party with all her friends to celebrate … { read more }

8 Perfect Party Favors to Love

8 Cute Party Favor Ideas!

Looking for a cute + simple party favor idea? I love these because they're easy, sweet, and clever! Pick your favor and hand out to guests at your next party! 1. Macaron Favor Boxes | 2. Jelly Bean Tubes | 3. Mini Paint Bucket Favors | 4. Birds Nest Favors | 5. Green + Gold Truffle Favors | 6. Smarties Candies Favor | 7. Nail Polish Favors | 8. Soda Party Favors … { read more }

Build a Stylish Summer Salad Bar!

Build your own summer salad bar!
Build a Summer Salad Bar! Idea to SAVE!

Entertaining this summer? Try a "build your own salad bar". I recently styled up this summer salad bar above for eHow Home (click to see all the pics and my top tips to recreate the look). I love this idea because it's perfect for fresh summer fruits and vegetables and hey - it helps counter all the desserts I share around here ;) This was such a fun and colorful project. I adore how it turned … { read more }

Summer Blackberry Treat Table!

Blackberry Cupcakes + Mini Pies
Blackberry Treat Baskets with muffins!
Blackberry Summer Treat Table!

Did you catch our Blackberry Mojitos from last week? Oh yes, the blackberry obsession continues, y'all! You might have seen some sneak peeks of this treat table on Instagram! I'm excited it's LIVE! It's over on ForRent.com's site where I'm a contributor! See more photos + all my tips to recreate the look here.   Who's excited for BLACKBERRIES now?! I hope you're getting inspired to … { read more }

Summer Beach-Inspired Dinner Party

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Beach inspired Aqua and coral Summer Party!

Summer entertaining season is in full swing so it's time to grab your friends and enjoy an outdoor dinner party! Pier 1 asked me to do just that and naturally I said ABSOLUTELY! From planning out my inspiration for the dinner party to treasure hunting in the stores, you have followed along with me in all of the fun! Now I get to share the party photos! Take a little photo journey through the party … { read more }

DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth

How to make an easy + cheap DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth
DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth

By now y'all know I love a good DIY right? I don't love when DIYs turn into DI-disasters so my kind of DIY is EASY + CHEAP! That's why I love this DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth because there are times when you might want the perfect party tablecloth but can't find it in stores. Make it yourself! The tutorial is easy and the results are cute + customized! Use your party colors and reuse it for lots of … { read more }

Blackberry Mojitos + Free Printable Stir Sticks!

Blackberry Mojitos with free printable Stir Sticks!
Recipe for Blackberry Mojitos | Pizzazzerie.com
Free Printable Blackberry Drink Stirrers!

Summer in the south is full of one of my favorite flavors: blackberries! I recently styled an entire blackberry treat table that I look forward to sharing super soon but meanwhile, how about a blackberry mojito to save the day? I love the tartness of the lime with the sweet blackberries. It's the perfect combo for a signature summer cocktail. Whether you serve these up at a wedding or enjoy one … { read more }

Fresh & Fun 4th of July Ideas We Love!

4th of July Pancake Breakfast
4th of July ICE - freeze berries in ice cube trays
Cute red, white, and blue popsicle cakes

Can you believe the 4th of July is almost here? AAAH! It always sneaks up on me. I'm so excited to celebrate America with friends and family. I've been loving this holiday on Pizzazzerie for years (see here and here and oh wait, here too!). These ideas, however, are my new favorites... Printable Ice Cream Cone Wrappers?! Perfect for the 4th (also considering July is National Ice Cream … { read more }

Peanut Butter Sundae Parfaits

Making Peanut Butter Sundae Parfaits
Making Peanut Butter Sundae Parfaits
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Guess what today is? Oh, just the first day of NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH. Holy moly, the best food month ever. So it's only fitting that I share a totally cute + delicious mini ice cream dessert with you, right? Right. Let the kids help create these cute and delicious sundae parfaits! They have all your favorite flavors of a sundae in a deconstructed parfait style! This is an easy, … { read more }