*Giveaway* Win a Silhouette Cameo!

Win a Silhouette! Cute Silhouette Ideas!
Win a Silhouette Cameo Crafting Machine from Pizzazzerie

Guess what?! I'm giving away one of my favorite crafting machines - the Silhouette Cameo! Similar to a home printer, it plugs into your computer and uses a little blade to cut and craft away! It can cut vinyl, paper, cardstock, even fabric! I even made a bumper sticker out of the vinyl - so many options! Plus, it cuts up to 12 inches x 10 feet! The software comes with the machine and allows you to … { read more }

Thanksgiving Turkey & Apple Pastry Bites!

Thanksgiving Turkey Appetizer - PERFECT for enjoying for Thanksgiving
Bite Size Turkey Thanksgiving Appetizers!
Bite Size Turkey Thanksgiving Appetizers!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! I'm exited to share this simple and easy appetizer for enjoying around the fire, watching football games, or using up those leftovers! It's delicious, bite-size, and super easy to make. You'll just need a few simple, traditional Thanksgiving ingredients and Puff Pastry Sheets to create these mini appetizers! Personalize them to your family's favorite … { read more }

Mini Ghost Pastries with a Sweet Surprise!

Cute and easy Halloween Ghosts with a sweet surprise!
Halloween Ghost Cups - EASY and CUTE!
Halloween Ghost Cups - EASY and CUTE!

I'm super duper excited to share this cute, Halloween recipe with y'all! It's sweet, easy, and aren't the ghosts cute? They're made with the new Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Cups which makes it easy to create these little spookies. Best part? The little cups can hold a sweet surprise! You can tailor these ghosts to your favorite flavors. I chose a chocolate center but here are a few other ideas: … { read more }

Yay for May: Exciting News!

Baby Whitmore

Not a party feature or recipe today! It's BABY news! I'm so excited to announce that my husband and I are expecting. We are totally over the moon ecstatic. Baby Whitmore is due May 3, 2014! I put a few updates below, but if you'd be interested in me writing a few more "baby update" posts, let me know. You can also follow me on instagram (@pizzazzerie) for more. How Have I Been Feeling: Much … { read more }

Girl’s Night Party: Truffle Tasting!

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Girl's Night Party: Truffle Tasting!
Truffle Tasting Party

What's a Girl's Night Party without chocolate? Well, make it the star of the night and you're really talking! So Godiva asked me to try out their new "Truffle Flights" (think wine flight but chocolate-style) for a festive gal's night and "why of course", I said! A smart woman never turns down chocolate. Especially a delicious flight of gourmet truffles. Amen! Take a look at the tablescape details … { read more }

Halloween Spider Web Treats for Michaels.com!

Mini Spider Web Halloween Bites!
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Spider Web Bites My latest project for Michaels.com is live! If you're looking for a creepy crawly little bite for Halloween parties, whip up these easy spider web treats! Click here for the full details and recipe! … { read more }

Host a Blue Bunny Ice Cream Social Party!

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Host an Ice Cream Social Party!
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If there is one thing I love - it's ICE CREAM! It's the perfect party treat, comes in delicious flavors, and always helps beat that summer heat. I'm oh so thrilled to have partnered with Blue Bunny Ice Cream this summer to share some fun and easy ways to entertain with this all-American treat. You might have even seen some pics of my trip to their HQ earlier this summer on Instagram! I have loved … { read more }

Featured on Better, Homes, & Gardens!

Pizzazzerie.com featured on Better, Homes, & Gardens

Guess what?! I was invited to write a blog post for Better, Homes, & Gardens! After I squealed from excitement, I got down to work. The BHG team and I decided to do a how-to for making an ombre cake (similar to the one seen in my Frostings book) AND give away 5 copies of the book! What a way to start the weekend! BHG is one of my FAVORITE publications so it's quite an honor and dream come true … { read more }

My Wedding: Black & White Striped Tablescapes

Black & White Striped Tablescape Wedding
Black & White Striped Tablescape Wedding
Black & White Striped Tablescape Wedding

 Oh, it's been far too long since I shared some more of my wedding details. I had all these plans to share the wedding details a long time ago, oops. This little project got in the way! Never too late though because this post is about my FAVORITE wedding detail: my tables! They were my favorite detail to plan and design. My Mom and I designed the basic "idea" of black-and-white stripes, bow tie … { read more }

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Party Bites!

EASY PARTY BITES: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites!
EASY PARTY BITES: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites!

Say it three times fast. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Party Bites! Ok, you don't have to. What you do have to do is try this ridiculously easy little treat that takes minutes to make. If you're not a huge baker or dessert maker but want to make a cute little treat for an upcoming party, a friend, or just because it's a good day then these little party bites are for you! It's also pretty easy to … { read more }