A Sunset, Seaside Party Tablescape!

A Sunset, Seaside Party Tablescape!
Set a seaside tablescape with this inspiration!
Set a seaside tablescape with this inspiration!

Hey Y'all! My summer has been busy to say the least! In addition to several weddings, I've been very focused on a few client projects and I'm excited to finally share one of my favorites with you - my colorful, seaside tablescape for Seagram's Escapes (find them on Pinterest here)! When I saw the colors of the Escapes line, I was totally smitten. Not only are they delicious, but the colors are … { Continue Reading }

A Nautical Cape Cod Tablescape!

This post brought to you by World Market . All opinions are 100% mine. With summer in full force, I'm enjoying lots of outside dinners and parties on the patio. I love grilling out and hosting casual, relaxed dinners but every now and then, I love to spice it up with a theme. When I saw the Nautical Outdoor Entertaining at World Market, I was sold. I knew I had to host a "Nautical Cape Cod" … { Continue Reading }

Backyard Grilling Party Ideas!

Host a Backyard Grilling Party with tips from Pizzazzerie.com
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Host a Backyard Grilling Party with tips from Pizzazzerie.com

I seriously love the clients I work with. One of them is Vidalia Onions and the Flavors of Summer (a delicious group of food companies)! I love the freedom they give me to allow my creative mind to run wild and pull together fun ideas for the summer season! For example, this is a backyard grilling party I recently styled for them! You can see the details right here on their site (along with lots … { Continue Reading }

Host a Summer Garden Dinner Party!

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Pina Colada from BACARDI Mixers!
Basil Blender, the perfect frozen summer drink!

Summer is in full-force and that also means lots of backyard dinner parties! I’m so thrilled to have partnered with BACARDI® Mixers to celebrate summer entertaining. It gets even better! After diving into my personality + the “Pizzazzerie” brand, BACARDI® Mixers Mixologists created a cocktail just for me! The drink was created in honor of my love for sweet drinks and at-home entertaining. It’s … { Continue Reading }

Lavender Mint Juleps + Derby Party Ideas!

Free downloadable lavender mint julep card for Kentucky Derby parties!
"Hold Your Horses" Derby Party Ideas
Gold + Lavender Derby Party Ideas!

Hold Your Horses! It's time for a little Derby party inspiration and a darling free cocktail card you can print for your own party. Here's the back story to this little display! Above my desk I have 3 southern gold-foiled prints from Stephanie Creekmur. I happen to think she hung the moon and was at the front of the line when God handed out creative talent. Truly! So we decided that the "Hold Your … { Continue Reading }

“The Perfect Pair” Wine + Cheese Bridal Shower!

Host a "Perfect Pair' Wine + Cheese Bridal Shower
Wine and Cheese Bridal Shower
Spray Paint Wine Bottles for Quick + Easy Table Decor

Hosting a bridal shower is quite a fun fete. What will the theme be? How will you make decorations? What food will you serve? All the questions swirling around for how to make it a memorable shower for the lovely couple! I'm excited to share my "Perfect Pair" shower idea with you. Pair wines, cheese, and other accoutrements for a tasty and chic evening shower. Whether you're hosting a couples … { Continue Reading }

Cinco de Mayo Girl’s Night Party! + Free Printables

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas + Recipes
Cute + Festive Girl's Night
Little pom poms make even simple desserts oh so festive!

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and if you're like me, then you're ready to grab your girlfriends and enjoy a girl's night in party! Hit the patio or backyard for a festive + fun atmosphere! I've so excited to share some fiesta inspiration with you + a delicious Margarita recipe courtesy of Sauza Blue! Whip up some "Sauza-Ritas", turn on the tunes, and enjoy a girl's night! I chose a … { Continue Reading }

My Wedding: Surprise Scotch Bar!

Scotch Bar at Southern Wedding!
Scotch Bar Details at Pizzazzerie's Wedding
Golf Scotch Bar Wedding Desserts

If you missed this post on my signature cocktail, I'm doing a series of posts about my wedding details! Next up is one of my favorite elements - the scotch bar for my husband, Chris! I knew I wanted to do something special at the reception for Chris. I wasn't going to have a full "dessert" bar (I had 3 wedding cakes and push-up pops for late-night). I still wanted to have a table to style with … { Continue Reading }

Peppermint Christmas Baking Party!

Peppermint Baking Christmas Party!
Peppermint Christmas Baking Party!
Peppermint Christmas Baking Party

Can you believe Christmas is only a few days away? I know there are lots of treats being baked and cookies being decorated! This is a Peppermint Christmas Baking Party I designed for Michael's using their cute holiday items! I wanted it to have a "little girl's baking" feel so when I saw there peppermint stripe baking aprons, I knew they would be perfect! I also used their red and white striped … { Continue Reading }

Tutorial: How to Make a Peppermint Cupcake Stand!

How to make a Peppermint Cupcake Stand!
Candy Canes for Peppermint Cupcake Stand
Tutorial for Peppermint Cupcake Stand!

After seeing these cute peppermint trays we featured by Tutto Bella, I wanted to find a way to make it a stand (I have a big obsession with anything on a stand and collect cake stands). Candy canes make the perfect holder! You can make these cute peppermint cupcake stands with just a few simple items! Set them on dessert tables or serve your holiday dessert on its own unique little cupcake … { Continue Reading }