Thanksgiving Appetizer: Turkey Spinach + Artichoke Dip

The best turkey spinach and artichoke dip! Must make for Thanksgiving recipe!
The best turkey spinach and artichoke dip! Must make for Thanksgiving recipe!
The best turkey spinach and artichoke dip! Must make for Thanksgiving recipe!

Football is on, the family has gathered, and it’s time to enjoy the Thanksgiving holidays! So much of Thanksgiving is geared towards the “big meal”, the turkey, and the desserts. What we often forget are all the times spent enjoying company the day before Thanksgiving and leading up to the feast. Avoid lots of onlookers in the kitchen hoping for “just a bite” of the fixings by offering up a tasty … { read more }

Essentials for a Rugged + Manly Lumberjack Party

Lumberjack Party Gift Ideas
Lumberjack Party - Must-Haves!
Lumberjack Party - What to Wear!

Hi Pizzazzerie readers!  It's Cara from One Swell Studio popping in to share some essentials for hosting a rugged & manly (but still adorable!) Lumberjack birthday celebration.  You're going to be *falling* for these ideas-- TIMBER!   Last year, we threw a Lumberjack themed party for our little guy's second birthday.  With him having a birthday in December, I wanted to stay away from a … { read more }

Set a Colorful Kids’ Thanksgiving Table

Aqua + Orange Kids Table for Thanksgiving! Fun tips and ideas from Pizzazzerie.com
Set a colorful Kids Thanksgiving Table!
Set a colorful Kids Thanksgiving Table!

This Thanksgiving, let the kids enjoy a festive and bright kids’ table with a twist on the traditional Thanksgiving colors! Try using a bright aqua (or even purple) for a unique and kid-friendly table! The kids will love the cheery atmosphere. I love the idea of a colorful kids' Thanksgiving table and I'm so excited to share mine with you! Here’s how to recreate the look! Visit a fabric store … { read more }

Oui Oui, Paris Inspired “Play” Party!

Adorable Paris Inspired "Play" Birthday Party Photos & Inspiration!
Adorable Paris Inspired "Play" Birthday Party Photos & Inspiration!
Adorable Paris Inspired "Play" Birthday Party Photos & Inspiration!

Oui Oui, the Twins are Three! This darling party was planned and styled by Allison Godwin of High Cotton Paperie and is almost too cute for words! Not only is it decorated so adorably, but it's such a creative and fun party that really put the children's interests first! It can be easy to run with an idea that you think is great, but it's always extra special if the children can use their … { read more }

Mark Your Calendar: It’s a Twitter Party!

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Please join me and One2One Network on Tuesday, November 18 from 12 – 1pm CT for the National Dairy Council (NDC) Eat Confidently, Live Better Twitter Party. The more, the merrier! You know how I love a good party ;) This time of year is all about togetherness, giving, celebrating, joy to the world, twinkling lights, roaring fires, winter wonderlands, friends, family, feasting…and of course, … { read more }

My Favorite Holiday Cards + $200 to Minted!

Win $200 credit to Minted for holiday cards on pizzazzerie.com!
Minted New Years Cards
Minted Christmas Cards

One of my favorite fall activities is browsing through cute holiday cards to pick the perfect one! This year, I was obviously over the moon to include the new addition to the family!  I wanted a classic look with simple typography so after lots of browsing, I chose this design from Minted and customized it to the wording I wanted (super easy). Lucky for YOU, Minted is giving one lucky Pizzazzerie … { read more }

Twist on a Thanksgiving Classic: Pecan Pie Cake

Pecan Pie CAKE! So good!
Pecan Pie Cake - So good and perfect for Thanksgiving! Pizzazzerie.com
Pecan Pie Cake - So good and perfect for Thanksgiving! Pizzazzerie.com

When I think of Thanksgiving, my mind immediately jumps to the delicious desserts like pumpkin and pecan pies. Shocking, huh? We have a divided house when it comes to pies. Half of us think pumpkin pie hung the moon and the other half is all pecan. I like to switch back and forth every year, crazy I know. This year, I partnered with Safeway, Vons, Randalls, and Tom Thumb stores to put a twist on … { read more }

Kate Spade Inspired Holiday Party Table

Rosemary sprigs add the perfect aroma to any holiday party tablescape! Pizzazzerie.com
Kate Spade Holiday Party by Pizzazzerie.com
Kate Spade Holiday Party by Pizzazzerie.com

So if you follow me on Instagram or really - if you know me at all - then you know I LOVE Kate Spade. From my wedding (which was black and white stripe themed) to my everyday life, I love adding in touches of my favorite preppy style. I have been wanting to style a Kate Spade inspired holiday party table for quite some time and here it is! The timing lined up perfectly when one of my new favorite … { read more }