“Fabulously Festive” Design Contest!

Fabulously Festive Holiday Design Contest
Fabulously Festive Holiday Design Contest
Fabulously Festive Design Contest

I'm super excited to announce that I am the judge for the Homes.com "Fabulously Festive" Design Contest! All you have to do to enter is to create your own holiday themed space (over on Olioboard) for a chance to win one of three prizes! The third place winner will receive $250, second place will win $500, and first place will win a grand prize of $1,000 – to help celebrate and create memories with … { Continue Reading }

{Recipe} Mini Sweet & Salty Chocolate Chip Pies!

Mini Sweet & Salty Chocolate Pies!
Mini Sweet & Salty Chocolate Pies!
Mini Sweet & Salty Chocolate Pies!

Another delicious Thanksgiving recipe coming your way! The team at Kettle Chips recently asked me to put a spin on one of my traditional holiday dishes with Kettle Chips! This dark chocolate chip pie is always a family favorite served every year. One of my favorite flavor combos is sweet and salty so I knew that making mini versions of this pie with Sweet & Salty Kettle Chips would be a … { Continue Reading }

*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 … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

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: … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

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! … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }