Build a Stylish Summer Salad Bar!

Build your own summer salad bar!
Build a Summer Salad Bar! Idea to SAVE!

Entertaining this summer? Try a "build your own salad bar". I recently styled up this summer salad bar above for eHow Home (click to see all the pics and my top tips to recreate the look). I love this idea because it's perfect for fresh summer fruits and vegetables and hey - it helps counter all the desserts I share around here ;) This was such a fun and colorful project. I adore how it turned … { read more }

Summer Blackberry Treat Table!

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Blackberry Summer Treat Table!

Did you catch our Blackberry Mojitos from last week? Oh yes, the blackberry obsession continues, y'all! You might have seen some sneak peeks of this treat table on Instagram! I'm excited it's LIVE! It's over on ForRent.com's site where I'm a contributor! See more photos + all my tips to recreate the look here.   Who's excited for BLACKBERRIES now?! I hope you're getting inspired to … { read more }

Summer Beach-Inspired Dinner Party

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Beach inspired Aqua and coral Summer Party!

Summer entertaining season is in full swing so it's time to grab your friends and enjoy an outdoor dinner party! Pier 1 asked me to do just that and naturally I said ABSOLUTELY! From planning out my inspiration for the dinner party to treasure hunting in the stores, you have followed along with me in all of the fun! Now I get to share the party photos! Take a little photo journey through the party … { read more }

DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth

How to make an easy + cheap DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth
DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth

By now y'all know I love a good DIY right? I don't love when DIYs turn into DI-disasters so my kind of DIY is EASY + CHEAP! That's why I love this DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth because there are times when you might want the perfect party tablecloth but can't find it in stores. Make it yourself! The tutorial is easy and the results are cute + customized! Use your party colors and reuse it for lots of … { read more }

Blackberry Mojitos + Free Printable Stir Sticks!

Blackberry Mojitos with free printable Stir Sticks!
Recipe for Blackberry Mojitos | Pizzazzerie.com
Free Printable Blackberry Drink Stirrers!

Summer in the south is full of one of my favorite flavors: blackberries! I recently styled an entire blackberry treat table that I look forward to sharing super soon but meanwhile, how about a blackberry mojito to save the day? I love the tartness of the lime with the sweet blackberries. It's the perfect combo for a signature summer cocktail. Whether you serve these up at a wedding or enjoy one … { read more }

Fresh & Fun 4th of July Ideas We Love!

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4th of July ICE - freeze berries in ice cube trays
Cute red, white, and blue popsicle cakes

Can you believe the 4th of July is almost here? AAAH! It always sneaks up on me. I'm so excited to celebrate America with friends and family. I've been loving this holiday on Pizzazzerie for years (see here and here and oh wait, here too!). These ideas, however, are my new favorites... Printable Ice Cream Cone Wrappers?! Perfect for the 4th (also considering July is National Ice Cream … { read more }

Cocktail Time: Tropical Blue Sangria

Tropical BLUE Sangria!

Happy Weekend, Y'all! I'm taking the weekend to work on organizing my new office and get all the props in order to bring you some fun new posts soon! That and toting this little sweet pie around. Oh, and maybe finding time for a glass of two of the above! Tropical Blue Sangria. Because if you close your eyes and sip on a blue cocktail, you can pretend you're on an island in the Caribbean. True … { read more }

Fourth of July Party Snacks

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With the 4th of July right around the corner, you might be looking for simple but tasty snack ideas for your family and friends! I’m super excited about the new flavor of CRACKER JACK® popcorn – Chocolate & Caramel! It’s so yummy, and it’s perfectly fitting for those summer snack moments because it requires no prep – buy a bag, pour in a festive bowl and you’re ready to enjoy! Chocolate + … { read more }

Beachy Aqua & Coral Tablescape

BEACHY AQUA + CORAL TABLESCAPE
BEACHY AQUA + CORAL TABLESCAPE
BEACHY AQUA + CORAL TABLESCAPE

Hey Y'all! I recently styled this pretty little tablescape to give you some summer party inspiration! I love all things "beachy" so giving this party table a seaside twist was a must. The aqua and coral color scheme was oh so fitting. Whether you're hosting a birthday or just a girl's night party, I hope you'll find lots of party inspiration in my full post over here on Homes.com! Pop over here … { read more }

DIY Baby Photo Party Garland

How to Make a Baby Photo Garland for Birthdays and Decorations!

Hi, Y'all! Popping in for a quick post to share one of my projects around the web. Over on eHow, you'll find my DIY steps for recreating this baby photo party garland that is super cute for 1st birthday parties, graduations, nursery decor, etc! You can click here to see the full step-by-step of this DIY! … { read more }