Rustic Fall Tablescape

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Rustic Fall Tablescape Aleah and Nick, the husband and wife team behind Valley & Co., shared with us this cozy fall tablescape.  Aleah told us, "we were inspired to create this warm and whimsical dinner party shoot by cozy fall nights spent with family and friends visiting and warming up with spiked apple cider." One of my favorite parts is that guests were given cinnamon sticks wrapped in … { Continue Reading }

Firemen Birthday Party

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Firemen Birthday Party Are you drooling over this birthday yet?  I sure am because it is jam packed with fun details from Houston's 3rd Birthday party that we all get to  enjoy captured by Catherine of Peacock Photography!  Kristen from Frills Consulting in Austin, Texas sent me this birthday party and I knew I had to share it with you all.  Little boys dream of growing up to be three things: a … { Continue Reading }

GIVEAWAY: Weddings by Tara Guerard

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GIVEAWAY: Weddings by Tara Guerard I am excited to announce this giveaway as this gorgeous book is a staple on my desk for inspiration and eye candy! We're giving away TWO copies of Weddings by Tara Guerard! When I first found this gem from Gibbs-Smith Publishers, I couldn't put it down as it was filled to the brim with stunning photography, real weddings, and everything from choosing hors … { Continue Reading }

Wedding Showcase: Stylish Sanctuary

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Wedding Showcase:  Stylish Sanctuary When I first saw the photos from this wedding just one word came to mind…WOW. Susan and Jim’s June affair took color and drama to another level. First and foremost, the centerpieces absolutely took my breath away- the bride and groom wanted the designs decorating the ballroom at the Park Hyatt to fit the feel of the sanctuary and these florals … { Continue Reading }

Thanksgiving Tablescape & Decorating Contest

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Thanksgiving Tablescape Fall is my favoritetime of year as I love the golden hues found during the Thanskgiving holidays. This tablescape was one I designed using custom-designed printables by Anders Ruff. I knew I wanted a menu, wine labels, and other fun goodies to decorate the table. Spray painted pumpkins served as delightful placecards atop leaf dessert plates. A gorgeous striped fabric … { Continue Reading }

“Let it Snow” Holiday Children’s Party

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Let it Snow Holiday Children's Party We interrupt our focus on Thanksgiving to bring you this darling holiday children's party that was just too cute to hold. Amanda Parker of Shindig Parties submitted this "Let it Snow" party featuring her printable collection (available here! 50% off).  Snowmen are a favorite of mine and these are just too cute. The attention to detail is perfect (check out … { Continue Reading }

Welcome to the new Pizzazzerie.com

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Welcome! Looks a little different, huh? You will see the same fabulous party features, recipes, weddings, DIY ideas, and more but with this refreshing new look! This blog started on March 16, 2010 as a hobby and has turned into my full-time job. I have been so grateful for that and for all the wonderful people I have met along this journey. It is quite the adventure and one that I look forward to … { Continue Reading }

Thanksgiving Lunch: Cheddar Cheese Soup

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We Give Thanks! Cooler days and crisp nights mean autumn is here.  Invite a special friend or surprise your loved ones with a big bowl of home-cooked soup and serve it on the porch or in the garden room.  Life just doesn’t get much better than this ... especially if you serve buttermilk cornbread sticks to go with the soup. Autumn hues is what this table setting is all about.  Giving thanks … { Continue Reading }