Nautical Backyard Summer Dinner Party

Throw a summer dinner party! Nautical party style, EVERYTHING you need from Target!
Tips for styling the perfect Nautical Dinner Party! Pizzazzerie.com
Tips for styling the perfect Nautical Dinner Party! Pizzazzerie.com

Happy Friday! I’m excited to share my nautical backyard summer dinner party with Target Home as part of a sponsored campaign with Socialstars #TargetCrowd.  Though I might not live on the coast (I'm still struggling with the fact that Tennessee is landlocked after growing up in the Carolinas), I decided it was due time to bring the coast to Nashville. Thus, my dream of the perfect nautical … { read more }

20 Amazing Fruit Cupcakes!

All the best Fruit Cupcake Recipes

Fruit lovers, this one is for you! It's no secret that I post a lot of ooey gooey chocolate recipes, but summer has me yearning for all things fruit! Naturally, cupcakes are a fabulous party dessert so why not whip up a dozen fruity cupcakes for a weekend party! Celebrating any summer birthdays? Pool parties? End-of-school gatherings? You can't go wrong with these delicious recipes. Hop on over … { read more }

The Happy List

Cheers Napkins!
Irish Setter Puppy
Puppy and Baby

The Happy List is back y'all! I know, it's been a little while since I've shared my fave links but well - the picture above explains a bit of why I've been spinning plates. Puppy + Baby = WILD! We recently added George (an Irish Setter) to the family! He's just 11 weeks and oh so darling. We're definitely in the trenches of puppy teething (and baby teething), potty training, and puppy classes. And … { read more }

Surprise Giveaway: Partying with Betsywhite!

Cute party balloons for celebrations!
Best Day Ever Balloons!
Hello Little One - Balloons!

Guess what? We have a fun SURPRISE in store for you today! We’ve partnered up with the darling Betsywhite Stationery to celebrate the launch of their new “Best Day Ever”, “Hello Little One”, and “Big Heart” balloons! We’re smitten with these sweet party balloons that are oh so perfect for celebrating our little ones. I know I love to add balloon touches to baby showers, birthdays, and other … { read more }

Mother’s Day “You’re So Cool” Ice Cream Gift

Mother's Day Free Printable: You're so "Cool" Gift Tag, ice cream treat!
Mother's Day Free Printable: You're so "Cool" Gift Tag, ice cream treat!

With Mother's Day arriving this weekend, I wanted to come up with an easy ice cream gift idea that even busy Dads can do, no glue guns or glitter required! Simply head to Homes.com where I have the free printable available and grab Mom's favorite ice cream flavors (it wouldn't hurt to grab some chocolate sauce and sprinkles too, just saying)! Hint, if my husband is reading this, cookie dough … { read more }

Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Peach Fuzzy Navel Margarita

seagrams escapes garden party
Peach Fuzzy Navel Margarita, delicious twist on the classic for Cinco de Mayo | Pizzazzerie.com
Peach Fuzzy Navel Margarita, delicious twist on the classic for Cinco de Mayo | Pizzazzerie.com

Last year, Cinco de Mayo was spent with a lot of newborn rocking and zero margarita sipping. This year, however, I’m fully partaking in some fiesta festivities! I’ll be sipping on a Seagram's Escapes inspired Peach Fuzzy Navel Margarita, to be exact! I’m excited to share a little Cinco de Mayo setup and delicious (and easy) recipe with y’all today. I hope you’re inspired to enjoy the day and … { read more }

14 of My Favorite Cinco de Mayo Recipes!

Fiesta Margarita Recipe
BEST Cinco de Mayo Recipes, get your Fiesta on!

Get your fiesta on because Cinco de Mayo is in TWO days! I don't know about y'all, but that sucker snuck up on me! It's actually one of my favorite days to celebrate because - hello - Mexican food is my all-time favorite and the weather is just warm enough to enjoy but not a billion degrees yet. This year, I'll be enjoying a backyard patio party with friends and tacos. Lots of tacos. I'm … { read more }

Strawberry Basil Juleps for the Kentucky Derby!

Strawberry Basil Juleps for the Kentucky Derby! Pizzazzerie.com
Strawberry Basil Juleps for the Kentucky Derby! Pizzazzerie.com
Strawberry Basil Juleps for the Kentucky Derby! Pizzazzerie.com

Try this Strawberry Basil Julep for the Kentucky Derby! If there is one thing synonymous with the Kentucky Derby, it’s the classic mint julep and donning over-the-top big hats. This year, I’ll be hosting a little mint julep party while watching the races. I really want to serve a signature mint julep with a bit of a “twist”. I’m excited to share the recipe with all of you! I highly recommend … { read more }

Style a Mint Julep Bar for the Kentucky Derby

Style a Mint Julep Bar for the Kentucky Derby!
Style a Mint Julep Bar for the Kentucky Derby!
Style a Mint Julep Bar for the Kentucky Derby!

The races are just two days away! Are you hosting a viewing party? It’s time to gear up for the Kentucky Derby horse race with a little celebration. The most iconic association with the famous race is none other than the mint julep. The Derby’s signature cocktail is a delicious blend of simple syrup, bourbon, and fresh mint. To mark the occasion, I’ve styled up a mint julep bar (tea car style) to … { read more }

8 Sweet Mother’s Day Recipes!

Mother's Day Treats
8 Delicious Mother's Day Recipes for Mom!

Mother's Day is right around the corner! A day devoted ALL to Moms, my kind of day! I'll be celebrating my 2nd Mother's Day (yay) and these 8 recipes are a delicious way to celebrate Mom. So instead of wandering around the picked-over card aisle, make her something delicious! Hint hint hubs, that strawberry cake? Calling my name! So grab that apron and make Mom a little something sweet! View … { read more }