Cute + Easy Valentine’s Day Toffee

Cute + Easy Valentine's Day Toffee!

Valentine's Day is less than a month away! To me, that means one month closer to this baby girl - aah! I'm knee deep in nursery swatches but had to stop and share this recipe I recently created for eHow! If you're looking for a cute + easy treat for Valentine's Day, then check out my recipe over on eHow! You'll find step-by-step pictures and instructions for recreating this tasty toffee. … { read more }

For the LOVE of Confetti!

Confetti Party
Confetti Party Ideas!

Thanks for your patience, y'all! I took a little trip to visit some family in Texas and get a start on baby girl's nursery! I'm also working behind-the-scenes on several client shoots for Valentine's Day and Super Bowl (I'll share these with you soon)! In the meantime, I couldn't let too long go by without a little party inspiration, right? Whether it's a birthday party or a baby shower, for a boy … { read more }

New Year’s Eve Bar Cart Party!

NEW YEAR'S EVE Bar Cart Party!!

Happy New Year! I hope you're ringing in 2014 in style tonight! Hop over to ForRent.com's blog to see all my tips on a New Year's Eve Bar Cart Party! And click here for more NYE ideas on Pizzazzerie.com!   … { read more }

Baby Update: Christmas Gender Reveal!

Baby Pizzazzerie
Baby Pizzazzerie
Courtney Whitmore

PAUSING the Party Ideas for a Pregnancy UPDATE! I can't believe I'm halfway through my pregnancy (21 weeks and due date still May 3rd)! Time for another update. We now have a GENDER! Yay! How Have I Been Feeling: Great! Now that I'm in my 2nd trimester, I'm feeling like a human again. I was very sick throughout my 1st trimester. I could barely even get out. Now, things are different! My husband … { read more }

Snowman Cake Push-Up Pops!

Snowman Cake Push-Up Pops!
Snowmen Cake Push-Up Pops
Snowmen Cake Push-Up Pops

Now that the weather is frosty and the holidays have arrived, it’s time for a cute and tasty snowman treat! Coconut looks like fluffy snow in these easy cake push-up pops that are a simply way to serve up dessert at your holiday party!  Let the kids practice their arts ‘n crafts and help decorate the push-up pops for a fun party activity. Get the instructions & details below! Visit … { read more }

Edible Peppermint Cookie Spoons!

How to Make Edible Cookie Spoons with Peppermint Frosting!
cookiespoons2
cookiespoons1

  Happy Holidays, ya'll! I'm excited to share a cute and easy holiday dessert recipe with you that is perfect for all those holiday gatherings! This is a perfect year-round treat too (add sprinkles for birthdays)! These truly are so easy! For all my savory lovers, try making these with pie crust or puff pastry then topping with herb cheese. Yum! Serve them up on a tray or cake stand as the … { read more }

Elegant Sugared Pastry Stars & Chocolate Mousse Dessert!

Sugared Pastry Stars + Chocolate Mousse!
Sugared Pastry Stars + Chocolate Mousse!
Sugared Pastry Stars + Chocolate Mousse!

With the holidays upon us, we're all full of candies and Christmas cookies, right? For my next project for Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry (see all my previous ones here), I put my focus on dreaming up an elegant, fancier dessert that doesn't take hours to make but will WOW your guests. I love these sugared pastry stars and easy chocolate mousse served in mini martinis with tasting spoons! It's ready … { read more }

12 Christmas Treats & Party Ideas!

Free Holiday Printables
Reindeer Pops for Christmas! EASY!
A holiday themed baking party!

With so many fabulous Christmas ideas for parties + treats out there, I wanted to do a little round-up of some of my favorites from this year and last! Just scroll through (they're in no particular order) and click away to get inspired to create something magical this holiday season... The best English Toffee with sea salt! {RECIPE HERE} Create a peppermint cupcake stand to display your fave … { read more }

{Giveaway} Win an Emily Ley Simplified Planner!

Emily Ley Planner
Win an Emily Ley Simplified Planner!
Win an Emily Ley Simplified Planner!

If you've heard the buzz about the Emily Ley Simplified Banner, then let me tell you - there is a reason! It is out-of-this-world amazing for the busy gal! So amazing, in fact, that they are SOLD OUT. Don't fret, you can WIN a reserved giveaway copy right here so enter below. If you're not our lucky winner (to be announced Monday, December 9th) then keep watch on Emily's instagram & newsletter … { read more }

Candy Cane Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe!

EASY Oreo Cookie Balls topped with crushed peppermint!
EASY Oreo Cookie Balls topped with crushed peppermint!
Candy Cane Oreo Cookie Balls!

Are you ready for one of the most deliciously addictive recipes ever this holiday season? These Oreo Cookie Balls are my husband's favorite. He likes them so much that I had to be sure to make them when he wasn't around or there wouldn't be any left to photograph! They're THAT good! And oh so versatile. I dipped mine in white chocolate and sprinkled with crushed candy canes but you could also roll … { read more }