The Happy List

Creativity Quote Einstein
Hooray + Celebrate Signs!

One of the things I find most interesting about blogging is seeing what my readers click on and since I started The Happy List two weeks ago, I've gotten a chance to see which things you all love (can we say Target? - I knew we were friends!). I also discovered that y'all really LOVE The Happy List, yay! I love that it's a little break for me to pause the party ideas and share neat ideas I'm … { read more }

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie
peanut butter chocolate pie
Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

Did you know that this Saturday (January 24th) is National Peanut Butter Day? Truly, what better day exists than a day devoted to the fabulousness of peanut butter? I knew I had to come up with the perfect way to celebrate such a delicious day so behold, peanut butter chocolate pie! It’s an easy, no-bake recipe that’s a perfect year-round treat. Might I also suggest these peanut butter toffee … { read more }

Valentine’s Day: Strawberries and Champagne Margarita

Valentine's Day Margarita - Strawberries & Champagne Margarita! Pizzazzerie.com
Valentine's Day Margarita - Strawberries & Champagne Margarita! Pizzazzerie.com
Valentine's Day Strawberries & Champagne Margarita!

You read it right. Strawberries and Champagne = Margarita of my Valentine's loving dreams. I don't know why I never thought of it before really, I think I thought you couldn't add something like champagne to an already-alcoholic cocktail. But wait, who sets these rules? Cupid said I could do it so behold -- my new fave margarita, just in time for February 14th! Or...any day of the year. I whipped … { read more }

The Happy List

Meal Planning Notepad from Target
Baby Pizzazzerie
Ralph Waldo Emerson on Enthusiasm

Welcome to the second edition of The Happy List (if you missed my introduction of this new blog feature, click here)! A lot of things made me very happy this week. I'm still getting back into the swing of things from the holidays, getting my editorial calendar all ready for 2015, and I'm in the midst of a home blog office redo (more on that soon). I hope you had a fabulous week as well. Here is my … { read more }

Girl Scout Poke Cake Cupcakes

Girl Scout Poke Cake Cupcakes
Girl Scout Poke Cake Cupcakes
Girl Scout Poke Cake Cupcakes

Hey Pizzazzerie readers!  It's Cara from One Swell Studio here! Were you a Girl Scout growing up?  I was!  My favorite part (other than earning badges & crafting) was definitely the cookies.  Not so much the selling of the cookies-- but definitely the eating of the cookies.  My childhood favorite was the Trefoils Shortbread.  Currently, I'm a Samoas-loving gal.  I'm pretty sure everyone has a … { read more }

Peanut Butter Toffee Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Toffee Cupcakes, the cupcakes taste just like the inside of a peanut butter cookie and the frosting is dynamite! Pizzazzerie.com
Peanut Butter Toffee Cupcakes, the cupcakes taste just like the inside of a peanut butter cookie and the frosting is dynamite! Pizzazzerie.com
Peanut Butter Toffee Cupcakes, the cupcakes taste just like the inside of a peanut butter cookie and the frosting is dynamite! Pizzazzerie.com

For everyone already off the boat for their New Year's resolutions, I present to you...peanut butter toffee cupcakes (hooray!!). These delicious cupcakes combine two of my absolute favorite flavors: peanut butter and toffee. My family is obsessed with toffee so I knew I wanted to incorporate it into a peanut butter cupcake topped with peanut butter frosting. Why? Because why not, that's why ;) … { read more }

The Happy List

Pizzazzerie's Candy Making For Kids Treats

{photo via my book Candy Making For Kids} A new year, a new idea! I'd love to share a few of my favorite finds from around the web that make me oh so happy! I am lucky to have a fabulous group of blogging friends who are always sharing ridiculously talented ideas for recipes, entertaining, parties, and more. I often share their cute ideas on my social media accounts {instagram, twitter, … { read more }

You Are My Sunshine Gender Reveal Party!

You Are My Sunshine Gender Reveal Party Photos and Inspiration!
You Are My Sunshine Gender Reveal Party Photos and Inspiration!
You Are My Sunshine Gender Reveal Party Photos and Inspiration!

Gender reveal parties are definitely a more modern celebration, but I think they are so fun and a great way to involve loved ones in the journey. For the most part we see mostly pink and blue themes so I am absolutely loving this truly gender neutral, You Are My Sunshine gender reveal party! Read on as Elizabeth of Lemonberry Moon shares the darling details! "When asked to plan a gender neutral … { read more }