My Wedding Inspiration Board {Black, White + Kelly Green}

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Apologizes for the late post! I'm actually in North Carolina preparing for not one but almost a dozen shoots! Get ready for some absolutely fabulous ideas coming soon. So, when I'm not running Pizzazzerie, I'm planning my WEDDING!  The date has been SET (June 23, 2012) and decisions are being made. A lot of you have asked if I plan to share some of the wedding planning details here! Though some … { read more }

{Fun}nel Cake Recipe

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Funnel Cake Recipe A wise person once said, "There are two types of people in this world: people who love fried food and people who won't admit they love fried food." I couldn't agree more and I will openly admit, I love fried food! So, I've always loved the idea of making hot funnel cakes for guests at a party, but the thought of hot oil splashing everywhere, making a huge disaster in front of … { read more }

Summer Stripes Tablescapes {Part 1}

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Yesterday was a HUGE day - we announced the winner + runner-up for our Summer Stripes Tablescape Contest! Eeeeh! Lots of our readers have asked to see the additional entries, and we are super thrilled to oblige because they were all absolutely over-the-top hands-down AMAZING. We certainly win for most creative readers, that's for sure! Our jaws dropped every time a new entry was submitted. Without … { read more }

{WINNERS} Summer Stripes Tablescape Contest

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FROM THE JUDGES: The team at Pizzazzerie are all THRILLED + EXCITED to announce the winner + runner-up of the Summer Stripes Tablescape Contest! We had dozens of entries and were absolutely overwhelmed by the amazing talent and creativity that was submitted. No doubt Pizzazzerie has the most creative readers - love ya'll! We do hope to share ALL the entries with permission from the … { read more }

Colorful + Fun Bug Birthday Party!

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It's a BUG-tastic Birthday PARTY! Have you ever heard the expression: Cute as a bug in a rug? Well....this is cute as a bug on a table! Kids love playing outside so this party is right down their adventure-loving alley. From chasing butterflies to hunting grasshoppers, this party has all lots of....you got it... BUGS! Take a walk in the backyard with us as we show you how to throw your own BUG … { read more }

Pizzazzerie Loves Small Businesses! {Win an Ipad 2}

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Being an entrepreneur was definitely something I didn't set out to become when I graduated but I wouldn't change a thing about my career and the joy it brings me on a daily basis. Every day is an adventure, that is for sure! Read a DAY IN THE LIFE OF COURTNEY DIAL. There are challenges + joys, both of which make me a stronger person. So many small businesses (local + online) are changing lives and … { read more }

Party Skewers + Kebabs!

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Anything on a skewer automatically gets the cute award in my book. Doesn't food just taste better on a stick?! So I'm sharing some of my favorite skewer ideas + recipes! Stick skewers down in a bowl or pot to match your theme! Or serve them up on a skewer station (more info below). They're easy to eat for guests while they mix and mingle making them the perfect party food! Perfect for a … { read more }

Monster Bash Birthday Party

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Are you ready for one of the coolest party themes around?! This Monster Birthday Bash is full of spooky treats and lots of one-eyed goblins. Orange + green were the perfect colors for this monster fete designed by Jacob's mom who happens to be a fabulous designer and owner of Shindig Diva! I have so many faves from this party that I don't even know where to start! From the cake to the monster … { read more }