Date Night In & Lay’s Kettle Cooked Giveaway!

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Date Night with Hubs! #LaysKettleCooked
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Hi, Y’all! I’m sure as many of you know, I had a baby just 6 weeks ago. AAH I can’t even believe it has already been 6 weeks. Needless to say, the past month and a half has been filled with total chaos from diaper runs to all-nighters and everything in between. One thing my husband and I have not had time for is date night so we’ve gotten a little creative by enjoying some “at home date nights” … { read more }

15 Recipes for the Perfect Girl’s Night In!

Peach Bellinis Served in PEACHES!
The Perfect Recipe Collection for a Girl's Night In!

GIRL'S NIGHT! I want to scream it from the rooftops because now that even two-seconds to myself is a total commodity, a GIRL'S NIGHT is just as exciting as Christmas! I'm so ecstatic to be planning a fun girl's night in for some chit-chat, mom advice, and of course - enjoying some delicious sips and snacks. You might have seen me write about Foodie.com before but that is the easiest place to house … { read more }

Delicious Mini Ice Cream Pies

Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY
Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY
Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY

Now that the warmer weather has arrived, it’s time to share a simple yet cute dessert that you can create for parties, special occasions, or just a delicious dessert for friends and family! These mini pies are made with Blue Bunny’s Bunny Tracks Ice Cream and loaded with tasty flavors like chocolate and peanuts! I love how easy these are to make and how tasty they are! Everyone loves an … { read more }

6 Week Baby Update + Blog News!

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6 Weeks. What? Can't be. I was totally just telling the lady at hospital registration that I was "for sure not going into labor and she would see me walk out in 2 seconds as soon as they confirmed it was a false alarm". Yep, Blakely is 6 weeks! I wanted to give a little update on how she's doing, how I'm doing, and some blog news. Let's start with the news. When I started Pizzazzerie.com I was … { read more }

Party Planning for Outdoor Summer Parties!

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Guess what, y'all!? I'm finally back to work after having #BabyPizzazzerie. Let me say that while I totally loved these 6 weeks, my creative self has been itching to get back to party planning. Pier 1 asked me to collaborate on an Outdoor Summer Party so of course - I jumped up and down and said YES! I'm thrilled to share my initial thoughts for the outdoor party with you - AND the awesome … { read more }

How to Make Easy + Colorful Melon Skewers!

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Melon skewers: Simple and Cute!

I'm declaring this the summer of skewers, y'all! Whether you toss them in a drink (a la drink stirrer) or simply serve them up as bite-size treats, skewers are just oh so fun. You can even embellish them like I did with ribbon here. Any excuse to visit the ribbon aisle in the craft store is a GO for me. Right? Right. So be on the lookout for lots of sweet and savory skewer ideas from yours truly … { read more }

Red, White & Blue Memorial Day Party Ideas!

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Red, White & Blue Memorial Day Tablescape

It's RED, WHITE, & BLUE season y'all! I love entertaining in patriotic colors from Memorial Day all the way to the 4th of July. It's fabulously festive and perfect for summer. What entertaining shouldn't be is stressful! I'm sharing my top 5 ways to entertain - effortlessly - this Memorial Day weekend! Enjoy the weather, family, friends, and freedom! See my ideas over on … { read more }

Delicious & Easy No-Bake Energy Bars

Delicious and easy no-bake energy bars!

If you missed my latest recipe for Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Brownies, then by all means - hop here. Now, we have to keep things sort of healthy after those, right? Being the Mom of a newborn, I'm pretty much racing through the house tossing laundry in, unloading the dishwasher, answering emails, and everything else that has to get done at 99 mph aka lightening speed. There is no time to make a … { read more }

Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Brownies

Totally decadent! Dulce de Leche Brownies #Pizzazzerie
Totally decadent! Dulce de Leche Brownies #Pizzazzerie
Totally decadent! Dulce de Leche Brownies #Pizzazzerie

  It's been awhile since I shared a totally decadent dessert with y'all. Let's remedy that, shall we? One of my favorite recipes to date are these Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars that I shared exactly a year ago! I decided that the world needs more chocolate (we can never have enough chocolate!) so I turned them into Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Brownies! They use a store-bought … { read more }

Blakely’s Nursery Tour

Soft Peachy Pink Striped Baby Girl Nursery!
Soft Peachy Pink Striped Baby Girl Nursery!
Soft Peachy Pink Striped Baby Girl Nursery!

   I'm excited to share this labor of love with y'all today! Blakely's NURSERY! I still have a few finishing touches to go (is it ever really done?) but I couldn't wait for you to see a peek inside my daughter's room. I can't wait for her to transition from the bassinet in our room into her own pink little wonderland. I'll admit that I was so sure that I was having a boy that when I did find … { read more }