Super Cute Gingerbread Holiday Baking Party!

Gingerbread Man Holiday Kid's Party!
Gingerbread Man Baking Playdate featured on Pizzazzerie
Gingerbread Baking Party!

Gingerbread is not just a holiday flavor, ya'll! It's a PARTY THEME! Rachel Scott is swinging by to share the darling details of this Gingerbread Holiday Party Playdate she styled. "We wanted to have a special holiday playdate for our toddlers and their preschool buddies. The concept of our Gingerbread Playdate came as we sipped gingerbread lattes and the flavor reminded us of the holiday season! … { Continue Reading }

Christmas Macaron Pop Cupcakes!

christmas macaron pop cupcakes!
Macarons make CUTE "pops" especially on top of a cupcake!!
Christmas Macaron Pops with Red Velvet + Peppermint! DELISH!

Many of you might remember seeing some sneak peeks from behind-the-scenes at my book shoot for Frostings which releases early 2013! My right hand gal on set was Tessa Lindow Huff who is just so incredibly talented and so sweet. Tessa has stopped in to Pizzazzerie before, and I'm so glad she's back this holiday season with a delicious and cute recipe for you all! INSPIRATION & CONCEPT from … { Continue Reading }

Holiday Entertaining {Cantina Style} & Giveaway!

Frito-Lay Holiday Recipes
Stuffed Peppers featuring Tostitos Cantina Thin & Crispy tortilla chips and Tostitos Cantina Chipotle Restaurant Style Salsa #FritoLayHoliday
Cantina Egg Rolls #FritoLayHoliday

I’m back to share even more festive and fun holiday entertaining recipes featuring Frito-Lay snacks. If you missed our first round-up, hop over here (the dip + drink recipes are delish). Plus, visit the “Holiday Inspiration from Frito-Lay” Pinterest board I created  to share our holiday entertaining ideas with you. Today’s recipes feature two new additions to the Tostitos® tortilla … { Continue Reading }

{Recipe} Gingerbread Pecan Bread Pudding!

Gingerbread Bread Pudding!
GINGERBREAD BREAD PUDDING! totally delish! #alexiafoods
Alexia Pecan Gingerbread Bread Pudding

My house smells like CHRISTMAS, finally! I'm so excited to share this recipe because my husband absolutely LOVES IT (bread pudding is his favorite dessert). Ironically, I thought I didn't like bread pudding until I had THIS bread pudding. I got creative in the kitchen with all my spices to whip up this Gingerbread Pecan Bread Pudding! As an Alexia Tastemaker, I've had the honor of developing some … { Continue Reading }

How to Make Hershey’s Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops!

Hershey's Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops by Pizzazzerie!
Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops!
Hershey Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops by Pizzazzerie.com

So last month I had the pleasure of visiting Hershey's HQ (total chocolate heaven). I was itching to make a push-up pop with their delicious goodies so I decided on a Hershey's Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pop! The weather is getting colder (not cold enough however, I want snow). Really though, why is it so warm? Instead of pondering climate change, let's ponder chocolate, shall we? I used the Hershey's … { Continue Reading }

{Holiday} Duct Tape goes Designer!

These gingerbread houses are made with DUCT TAPE!
Designing And Crafting with Duct Tape!
Duct Tape Goes Designer

You all know my love for washi tape so it's no surprise I've now fallen in love with crafting of a different sort - duct tape! Oh yes, what you used to use for holding industrial type things together has now gone DESIGNER. We're talking adorable crafts, holiday DIYs, + more. Thanks to Platypus Designer Duct Tape®, you can win 8 rolls of your choice to get crafting so be sure to enter … { Continue Reading }

{Tutorial & Recipe} Santa Hat Cupcakes

Sweet Gifts Magazine
Santa Hat Cupcake Tutorial! CUTEST Cupcakes Ever!
SANTA HAT CUPCAKE TUTORIAL!

Ready for the cutest treat ever? CUPCAKE-style! We're sharing a sweet cupcake tutorial perfect for those holiday parties or just a holiday afternoon treat. So turn on the holiday tunes (for me that's the Michael Buble Christmas CD) and whip up some of these darling Santa Hat Cupcakes! We're delighted to share this tutorial from Bella Baker who has a new magazine in stores now - Sweet Gifts! Be … { Continue Reading }

Holiday Entertaining with Frito-Lay & Pizzazzerie!

Frito-Lay Holiday Ideas with Pizzazzerie! #fritolayholiday
Frosted Icicle Mocktail #FritoLayHoliday
Feta Pepper Spinach Dip paired with Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips #FritoLayHoliday

The holiday season is officially underway and that includes seasonal celebrations and gatherings – from lively get-togethers, reconnecting with family and friends, or just cozying up by the fire with a loved one! I’m so excited to announce that I’ve partnered with Frito-Lay to share a series of recipes and exciting ways to get involved and really celebrate this holiday season. So let’s make your … { Continue Reading }

3 Etsy Shops I’m loving for the Holidays!

DIY Calligraphy Starter Kit + Stamps
Paper Ribbon to decorate holiday gifts!
Pizzazzerie for Sucre Shop

I'm etsy-addicted. Like..big-time. I absolutely l-o-v-e supporting small businesses + handmade. So, that's why I wanted to share 3 etsy shops I've fallen for this holiday season. Ready? Let's go etsy-shopping! 1. SUCRE SHOP So I'm personally bias for #1 because I got to create a line of utensils for SUCRE SHOP! Eeeh! I know, I was so excited. After lots of designing and brainstorming, Sucre … { Continue Reading }

My 2012 Holiday Card from Minted!

Back of Holiday Card
Minted Holiday Cards! - Tag Style!
Minted Holiday Cards by Pizzazzerie

This year, I partnered up Minted to design my holiday card (remember their darling party line I shared a couple of weeks ago?). This was super easy since every single one of their designs is FABULOUS. The hardest part was picking one! I knew I wanted a "tag-style" because any reason to add ribbon to anything is a 'yes' in my book. However, it means another decision SO I need your help...read … { Continue Reading }