Book Love // Smart Cookie by Christi Farr Johnstone

Spider Halloween Cookies
How to make Spider Cookies from Oreos!
Smart Cookie Book

Get excited because over the next few weeks, I'm going to be gushing all about some of my crazy talented friends who have written new books! Starting with the sugar queen Christi of Love From the Oven (if you aren't a follower, well your sweet tooth highly suggests you become one STAT). She just published her first book Smart Cookie and it is so insanely cute that I don't even know where to start. … { read more }

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Recipe for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie! Pizzazzerie.com
Recipe for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie! Pizzazzerie.com
Decadent pumpkin pie with chocolate chips!

Pumpkin pie just go even better, y'all! So, I know that internet-land goes looloo over pumpkin starting...oh...as soon as they possibly can, and I didn't want to bombard you with pumpkin recipes at the start of September but I totally can't hold them in any longer. Frankly, pumpkin is one of my favorite flavors so I just can't help it. Not sorry! Smells and flavors of fall are just the best. This … { read more }

9 Brunch Party Foods We Love!

Brunch or Breakfast Party Foods and Recipes We Love!

Hey, Y'all! We realized that we haven't given brunch much love lately! Brunch is one of our favorite types of parties so today we're sharing our top 9 brunch party foods. Hope you find a new fave (or 9)! Any excuse to eat bacon, eggs and waffles is fine by me! Don't even get me started on those mini monkey rolls - my mama used to make monkey bread as a treat before school! Yum! I'm hungry just … { read more }

{Party Feature} Pink Preppy Pony Party

Cotton Candy Pony Party favors!
Pony Party Invitation!
Cute pony themed party ideas!

Yee-Haw Y'all! We're thrilled to have our friend Jenny from Bloom Designs on the blog today! Her parties are some of our absolute favorites, especially this adorable preppy pony party! Jenny shared lots of party details with us...take it away, Jenny! I am so excited to share this preppy pony party that I styled for the most adorable brother and sister. The birthday girl and boy had only … { read more }

Carnival-Style “Oven Fried” Candy Bar Bites

Oven Fried Candy Bar Bites!
Learn how to make oven fried candy bar bites!
Use candy bites to make oven fried desserts!

As summer comes to a close, guess what season picks up? County fair season! Growing up, the county fair was one of my favorite times of year. The rides were great and the games were fun. But, it was the county fair FOOD that truly kept me going back year after year. What could beat funnel cakes, corn dogs, and of course – fried candy bars? A yummy chocolate bar dipped into batter and flash … { read more }

How to Make “Less Mess S’Mores”!

Less Mess Smores
How to make "Less Mess" Walking S'mores!
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Hi Pizzazzerie readers! Cara here from One Swell Studio!  I can feel it.  The air is getting cooler, the leaves are beginning to fall, & Starbucks has officially started serving their beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte.  Autumn is so close to being here!  I don't know about you, but I don't think there's a more perfect season for bonfires.  Just the thought of a bonfire makes me want to put on my … { read more }

Orange & White Kids’ Crab Bash Party

Orange and white polka dot gift bags for a party!
Swedish fish for a cute crab bash party!
Super cute orange kids' crab bash party!

While parents will certainly miss the carefree days of summer, it’s the kids that truly have to say “goodbye” to head back to school! Before the calendar becomes full of homework, sporting events, and afterschool activities, gather together your kids and friends for an “End of Summer Party” featuring all things “summery”! I chose a vibrant color – orange – for my End of Summer Kids' Crab Bash … { read more }

Hooray for Labor Day: Chips & Dip Style

Hooray for Labor Day! #tostitoslaborday
feta and dill dip for labor day! #TostitosLaborDay
Crunchy Apple Salsa for a Labor Day Party! #TostitosLaborDay

Labor Day weekend is here! It’s the last hurrah of summer and the start of the new school year as we slide into fall. My suggestion? No ‘labor’ing at all. Instead, grab your neighbors, friends, and family for a Labor Day party: chips and dip style! I’m sharing a few inspiration party images to get those juices flowing for your own “Hooray for Labor Day” party! So put a pause to laboring on Monday … { read more }