The Happy List: Oscar Style

Printable 2015 Oscar BallotHappy Weekend, Y’all! I’m devoting The Happy List to all things OSCARS this week! After being iced in here in Nashville, TN all week (what I like to call icepocalypse 2015), I’m so looking forward to watching the Oscars this Sunday! I’m going to get out this weekend, grab a few ingredients for my viewing party menu, and fill out my ballot! Let’s take a look at my top Oscar picks from around the web…shall we?

  • Save this chic Printable Oscar Ballot (pictured above) from Kate Spade and print as many as you need!
  • Make your viewing party star-studded with these cinnamon stars!
  • Complete your menu with these Oscar-worthy bites.
  • I love this idea of gold balloons here, inexpensive yet very festive!
  • Speaking of balloons, I love this idea!
  • Cocktail time! Try the “Benedict Cucumberbatch” – ha.
  • I have loved these tuxedo confetti poppers forever!
  • Get colorful and style up a fabulous Oscar Party, love this ribbon wall! (pictured below)
  • Grab some craft-store gold glitter paper and make fun drink skewers like these.
  • Every Dress Worn By Best Actress Award Winners – this is amazing!

Host an Oscar Viewing Party!

12 Oscar Party Recipes to Make This Sunday

Oscar Worthy Appetizers on
Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, Oscar Party Food

One of my favorite nights of the year! The Oscars! I can't believe they're just days away. It's time to grab your girlfriends and throw a star-studded night. Ok, so the "famous" stars may only be gracing your TV screen but your party food? It will be award-winning for sure. I've collected 12 of my favorite Oscar night party recipes just waiting for your viewing party! Set up an easy viewing party … { read more }

Cinnamon Sugar Stars & Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Cinnamon Sugar Stars with Chocolate Dipping Sauce, perfect for the Oscars + Award Season!
Cinnamon Sugar Stars with Chocolate Dipping Sauce, perfect for the Oscars + Award Season!
Cinnamon Sugar Stars with Chocolate Dipping Sauce, perfect for the Oscars + Award Season!

With the Oscars less than a week away, I wanted to share my favorite little treat to enjoy while watching the star-studded event - Cinnamon Sugar Stars and Chocolate Dipping Sauce! They're similar to churros if you have ever had them, they're ready in minutes, and oh so delicious. They're the perfect star-shaped food to serve to guests to enjoy while watching the award show. I love party recipes … { read more }

The Happy List

Great Things Never Came From Comfort Zones!
Party Supplies from Shop Sweet Lulu

I hope you all had a Happy Valentine's Day! Sorry I missed The Happy List last week! It would have been called The Crazy List if I had even had one second to sit down. It was a wild week juggling the working from home life with the parenting life. But we made it! Now on to my absolute favorite links from around the web this week that made me oh so happy! I hope you are still enjoying Valentine's … { read more }

Valentine’s Day Striped White Chocolate Mousse Cups

Valentine's Day Striped White Chocolate Mousse Cups
Valentine's Day Striped White Chocolate Mousse Cups
Valentine's Day Striped White Chocolate Mousse Cups

Are you all ready for Valentine's Day?! I have one more little treat idea for you! Why not get a little fancy this year and swap conversation hearts for pink- and white-striped mousse cups. I love the striped effect of this pretty little dessert, but what I love even more is how simple it is to make! They’re sure to sweeten up your Valentine’s Day! These striped white chocolate mousse cups … { read more }

“You Whisk Me Off My Feet” Guys’ Valentine

You Whisk Me Off My Feet - Guy's Valentine Idea

I posted this little pic on Instagram of me working on my husband's Valentine's gift! Lots of gals wanted the free printable so ta-da! You can download it here. Yes, it would work better with an actual whisk, but if your husband would prefer whiskey over a whisk like mine, then here you go! … { read more }

9 Mardi Gras Party Ideas & Recipes

Mardi Gras Party Ideas and Recipes
Masked Mardi Gras cookies
mardi gras hurricane recipe

Mardi Gras is next Tuesday, y'all! How did that sneak up on us? It's time get festive and throw a fabulous Mardi Gras party. Even if it's just a game-night with friends and neighbors or a family dinner with some festive touches, these 9 Mardi Gras party ideas and recipes are sure to add a little pizzazz to your party! VIEW SLIDESHOW... … { read more }

Free “Galentine’s Day” Party Printables!

Free Galentine Party Printables for Valentine's Day!
Free Galentine Party Printables for Valentine's Day!

Hey Pizzazzerie readers!  It’s Cara here, from One Swell Studio. If you’ve noticed the abundance of candy, hearts, chocolates, & ginormous plush teddy bears in the stores lately, you know that can only mean one thing: Valentine’s Day.  All that pink & red.  All those hearts.  All that LOVE! Maybe you’re like me & don’t love February the 14th as much as the next person.  Valentine’s Day … { read more }