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

8 Sweet Mother’s Day Recipes!

Mother's Day Treats

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

Blakely’s Pink & White Garden 1st Birthday Party

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My baby turned ONE! I cannot count the number of children’s parties I have featured and shared with you over the last five+ years here on Pizzazzerie and TODAY, I get to share my own little girl’s 1st birthday party. I’m so tickled…pink! Keeping in theme with her pink and white nursery (and my pink and white baby shower) — I’m just not quite ready to

Host a Spring Dinner Party in Style!

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Guess what? I’m a contributor for Parade Magazine! Yep, their food section (Community Table) is a fabulous resource for recipes and yours truly is a contributor! I realized that I hadn’t announced that little tidbit here on the blog (ack!) so consider this the formal hooray! It’s such an honor to create content and share fabulous ideas across the web in the food and entertaining arena.

Free Printable Mother’s Day Card

Free printable Mother's Day card that your kids can color on! Pizzazzerie.com

Hey there, Pizzazzerie readers!  It’s Cara from One Swell Studio here! Growing up, I remember making cards for anybody & everybody who would take them.  I loved plopping down on our living room floor, dumping out all of my crayons, and going to town scribbling to my heart’s content. I was so incredibly excited when my boys got to the age when they enjoyed coloring (instead

“Peach & Mint” Brunch Party

Style a gorgeous Peach & Mint Spring Brunch! All items from Target! Pizzazzerie.com

I’m sharing my spring brunch with Target Home as part of a campaign for Socialstars #TargetCrowd!  If you’ve been a long-time Pizzazzerie reader, then you know I’m a huge COLOR lover. A gorgeous color palette is always my favorite inspiration for a tablescape design. So when I was deciding on a “look” for a spring brunch party, I instantly fell in love with the soft peach

{Party Feature} Little Boy’s Bow Tie Birthday Picnic

Bow Tie Birthday Party Details

If there is anything cuter than a little boy in a bow tie, please…I must know! I just love sharing real party features here on Pizzazzerie because I am so impressed by the creativeness and detail of these sweet parties. We are in 1st birthday heaven here lately because my own little Blakely celebrated her 1st last weekend (working on that post..stay tuned) but first,

DIY Whimsical Derby Hat Drink Stirrers

Whimsical DIY Hat Drink Stirrers for the Kentucky Derby | Pizzazzerie.com

The Derby is coming! The Kentucky Derby is just a few weeks away, and it’s one of my absolute favorite reasons to sip on some mint juleps. Not that I really need a reason to sip on delicious mint juleps, ha! Watching the races though? Such a fun reason to grab your friends and throw a party. I’ll be sharing lots of Derby-inspired party ideas this

Cute & Festive Fairy Unicorn Birthday Party

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Watch out princess lovers, fairies are here! Not just fairies, friends…fairies and UNICORNS! Oh yes, let the imaginations run wild with glitter, sparkles, and colorful unicorn wishes! This festive fairy unicorn birthday party designed by Natalie of Designed Perfectly Events for her daughter’s 5th birthday party is full of darling details that we just love! Some of our favorites? Fairy wings for each little party guest,

Nautical Party Style & Mud Pie Faves

Throw a Nautical inspired party! Tips, ideas, and inspiration from Pizzazzerie.com

Oh the warm weather, I’m so glad you’re back! Y’all, I’m just itching for spring and summer parties. The outdoors provide the perfect setting for mixing and mingling. You might remember when I shared a few of my favorite holiday hostess gifts from Mud Pie a few months ago, and now I get to share a few more faves. I styled up a simple nautical party to

Free Printable Spring Cup Wrappers

Free Printable Spring Cup Wrappers, line cups with the wrapper for a fun DIY!

Hey, Pizzazzerie readers!  It’s Cara here from One Swell Studio . I’m so, so excited that Spring has finally sprung!  The weather is warming up, the evenings are getting longer (hello, sunshine!), and it’s the first time this year that it’s been warm enough here in Pennsylvania to sit out on the porch. One of my favorite porch activities is to sit down, sip some

Watercolor Graffiti Cookies {Sweetapolita Bakebook}

Watercolor Graffiti Easter Cookies

How gorgeous are these Watercolor Graffiti Easter Cookies? This sweet cookie recipe is from my friend Rosie’s new book The Sweetapolita Bakebook, which comes out next Tuesday, April 7th! I’m so thrilled to get to share this sample recipe, it is so easy and so delicious. I’ll admit, Rosie’s cakes and desserts are like works of art so I was nervous that mine wouldn’t hold up