Candy Making For Kids: SAMPLE RECIPE!

Halloween Candy Making For Kids by Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie

With Halloween on the horizon, I thought it would be fun to share a sample recipe from my latest book CANDY MAKING FOR KIDS! It's really fun to eat candy, right? But try making the candy, spending time in the kitchen with your kids, and truly making a memory out of the "sweet" treats! That's why I love this book! It encourages kids to stretch their imagination in the kitchen with candy (but not … { read more }

Eloise at the Plaza Party!

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One of our favorite childhood books is Eloise At The Plaza by Kay Thompson. It's the most darling story of a little girl - Eloise - who grows up at the Plaza in New York City. It's full of whimsy and cuteness. This party idea shows how to throw an Eloise party (without breaking the bank)! Use items you have around the house in new ways. Striped fabric made the perfect tablecloth and simple yellow … { read more }

{Recipes} BALLPARK Cupcakes!

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Ya'll are in for a TREAT today! We have Tessa of The Frosted Cake Shop swinging in to share some Ballpark-themed cupcakes sure to please the crowds! From Cracker Jacks to Beer + Nuts, you'll have all the recipes you need for baseball park inspired cupcakes! The recipes are listed with cake + frosting ingredients, and they are to be made in the typical "cupcake" fashion (however, let us know if you … { read more }

Tutorial: DIY Gilded Confetti Notebook!

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While I'm soaking up some rays on my honeymoon, I'm so thrilled to have Maddy of Somewhere Splendid here today to share a tutorial for Gilded Confetti Notebooks! Her site is fabulous so I know you'll want to check it out for even more inspiration (check out her party section!). These notebooks would make super sweet favors for a party, a hostess gift, bridal shower gift (think how many lists you … { read more }

DIY: Painting Glass Jars + Bottles!

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Hey there Pizzazzerie readers! I’m so excited to be here guest blogging while sweet Courtney is away on her honeymoon. Hope she is getting some much needed R+R with her new hubby! Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Jessica Bishop and I am the creator of The Budget Savvy Bride, a daily wedding blog sharing real weddings (with real budget breakdowns) as well as tips and tricks to throw a … { read more }

Free Father’s Day Chevron Printables

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  Thanks to the lovely PRINTABELLE, we are sharing a set of FREE Father's Day Printables in trendy chevron! The collection has tons of freebies included such as cards, mini-cards, bookmarks, coloring pages, you name it! Father's Day is RIGHT around the corner so don't procrastinate anymore, haha! Print off these cuties, let the kids get involved, and whip up something super craft for … { read more }

Party Find: Cute Utensils!

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One of my favorite things is sharing new party finds with ya'll. I just moved into a new house + I'm getting married in 6 weeks (holy cow), so it's not like I have time to implement these new party ideas so I need to share them so you can use them, haha! Seriously though, I'll get back to "partyland" post wedding (I already have 2 pages of notes for a house-warming party). This party trend is all … { read more }

Candy Making For Kids {Reserve Your Copy!}

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Candy Making For Kids by Courtney Dial Whitmore

Hey ya'll! My second book is now available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Woohoo! I'm so excited about this cute book. It's full of easy recipes for kids. Seriously, not a one uses a candy thermometer. These are truly kid-ready with holiday-themed treats to perfect candies for favors, rainy day fun, or a fun activity for a party! “There is nothing more fun than entertaining … { read more }

DIY Grilled Cheese Bar!

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We just loved this sweet submission from Katherine of The Side Stuff. She shared "Pizzazzerie has finally given me the courage to turn my side love into a side business – hence my blog, The Side Stuff." Well, Katherine, we couldn't be more tickled! Congrats! So, she recently hosted a little dinner party with a DIY Grilled Cheese Bar (o..m..g..right?). I tell you, anything made into a DIY bar at a … { read more }

{Freebie} St.Patrick’s Day Art Prints!

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March is such a great time of year - springtime, flowers, and of course - St.Patrick's Day!  Add some shamrock green to your decor with these free printable 8×10 art prints in 5 sweet mix-and-matchable designs.  Simply print, trim, and display – either all together, or spread the fun around different rooms in your home! Click on the images below to download the printable jpeg art prints, or … { read more }