Football Tailgate Party Tips

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Football Tailgating Tips With the cooler weather finally starting to arrive, I know it's time for football season - my favorite time of year! There is nothing I love more than enjoying a fabulous football game with friends. Tailgating is done a bit differently from school to school and team to team, but here are some tips I hope you can use for your own tailgate! Table Covering - I thought … { Continue Reading }

Cupcake Skewer Contest

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Official Rules Break out the aprons and make some creative cupcake skewers!  Don't forget to read our how-to post for tips on making these treats! We want to see creativity! Submit 1 to 5 pictures of your skewers to courtney@pizzazzerie.com by Wednesday, September 22 at 5:00 EST to enter! Really want to win? Be sure to follow us on twitter, facebook, invite your friends, and spread the word … { Continue Reading }

Labor Day Party Inspiration

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Labor Day Party Inspiration Happy Labor Day weekend! I hope you all are taking a chance to sit back, relax, and not do any "labor'! I'm headed down to Alabama to enjoy my first Auburn football game experience. Will certainly be finding lots of tailgating inspiration for a large tailgate I'm hosting next weekend! Marie Dannettelle, my sweet friend of Sweets Indeed, shared these fabulous … { Continue Reading }

Autumn Dessert Table

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Autumn Dessert Table It is starting to feel like fall with all of the kids going back to school, and nights getting just a little bit cooler.  I personally love fall, because it means the smells of apple cider, cinnamon and pumpkin, follow you almost everywhere you go.  That's why when Kathleen who is the owner of Sweet Table Chicago sent me this Autumn sweets table, I started craving a hot … { Continue Reading }

Back to School Party Ideas

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Ice Cream Apples It's that time of year again - freshly sharpened pencils, new lunchboxes, and a brand new school year! How fun are THESE for a fabulous after-school treat? Jess of Pen and Paper Flowers is pretty much amazing (check out this darling Lemonade and Sunshine Party she designed). She created these cute ice cream apples as a treat for her daughters! Head on over to see how to make … { Continue Reading }

How To Make Cupcake Skewers

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How To Make Cupcake Skewers Many of you enjoyed the cupcake skewer inspiration post and asked for a How-To so here you go! I chose red velvet this time just for kicks but make whatever cake you prefer. I have tried this with pound cake, homemade recipes, and box mix. Light and fluffy cakes work for me but others find denser cakes are better. Try whatever you like and enjoy! The possibilities … { Continue Reading }

Lilly Inspired DIY Project: Preppy Turtle Party

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Preppy Turtle Party You may have seen the amazing Lilly Pulitzer inspired birthday party over on Amy Atlas the other day designed by Kori of Paper and Pigtails and photographed by Courtney Vickers Photography.  We love Kori's creativity, and we are so happy that she has shared her steps for creating the cute streamers and circle accents you see everywhere in the design with an easy two step … { Continue Reading }

Inspiration: Cupcake Skewers

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Cupcake Skewers I hope you are all staying cool in this summer heat! A lot of you have emailed or contacted me about the cupcake skewers you originally saw in these 2 posts: Daisy Teal Party and Berries & Bellinis. I'm so glad you liked them, so I thought I would share a few more pictures to inspire you to make your own cupcake skewers! They really are easy!  If you would be interested … { Continue Reading }

Sunflower Luncheon

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Sunflower Luncheon Summertime and glorious sunflowers just go together.  Can you imagine what the guest of honor must have felt when she arrived at this fun luncheon?  From the invitation, to the tall vases of sunflowers, to individual sunflower sugar baskets and yummy butter sunflower cookies -- all took this luncheon over the top.  Using black/white stripe overlays made the tables … { Continue Reading }

Watermelon Party Table

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Summer is here so get outside and enjoy watermelon season! Recycle old baskets into unique decorations or centerpieces for your table. This easy-to-make basket is perfect for a fun centerpiece! Already have a centerpiece? Fill this basket with favors and have it by the door as your guests depart! Fabric Basket Centerpiece Here's What You Need: * 1 yard of fabric * Straw basket (7 to 9 … { Continue Reading }