Rainy Day Party in a Box {Free Printables}

Rainy Day Party in a Box - Free printables, lots of tips for what to include! Great summer activity!
Rainy Day Party in a Box - Free printables, lots of tips for what to include! Great summer activity!
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Hey, Pizzazzerie readers!  It's Cara from One Swell Studio. The school year is slowly dwindling to the end and if you have school-age kiddos, you might be wondering "What in the world am I going to do to keep them entertained this summer!?"  (I know I am, at least!)  When the weather is beautiful & the sun is shining, playing outside is always an option.  There are endless possibilities of … { read more }

Nautical Backyard Summer Dinner Party

Throw a summer dinner party! Nautical party style, EVERYTHING you need from Target!
Tips for styling the perfect Nautical Dinner Party! Pizzazzerie.com
Tips for styling the perfect Nautical Dinner Party! Pizzazzerie.com

Happy Friday! I’m excited to share my nautical backyard summer dinner party with Target Home as part of a sponsored campaign with Socialstars #TargetCrowd.  Though I might not live on the coast (I'm still struggling with the fact that Tennessee is landlocked after growing up in the Carolinas), I decided it was due time to bring the coast to Nashville. Thus, my dream of the perfect nautical … { read more }

Mother’s Day “You’re So Cool” Ice Cream Gift

Mother's Day Free Printable: You're so "Cool" Gift Tag, ice cream treat!
Mother's Day Free Printable: You're so "Cool" Gift Tag, ice cream treat!

With Mother's Day arriving this weekend, I wanted to come up with an easy ice cream gift idea that even busy Dads can do, no glue guns or glitter required! Simply head to Homes.com where I have the free printable available and grab Mom's favorite ice cream flavors (it wouldn't hurt to grab some chocolate sauce and sprinkles too, just saying)! Hint, if my husband is reading this, cookie dough … { read more }

Style a Mint Julep Bar for the Kentucky Derby

Style a Mint Julep Bar for the Kentucky Derby!
Style a Mint Julep Bar for the Kentucky Derby!
Style a Mint Julep Bar for the Kentucky Derby!

The races are just two days away! Are you hosting a viewing party? It’s time to gear up for the Kentucky Derby horse race with a little celebration. The most iconic association with the famous race is none other than the mint julep. The Derby’s signature cocktail is a delicious blend of simple syrup, bourbon, and fresh mint. To mark the occasion, I’ve styled up a mint julep bar (tea car style) to … { read more }

8 Sweet Mother’s Day Recipes!

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8 Delicious Mother's Day Recipes for Mom!

Mother's Day is right around the corner! A day devoted ALL to Moms, my kind of day! I'll be celebrating my 2nd Mother's Day (yay) and these 8 recipes are a delicious way to celebrate Mom. So instead of wandering around the picked-over card aisle, make her something delicious! Hint hint hubs, that strawberry cake? Calling my name! So grab that apron and make Mom a little something sweet! View … { read more }

Blakely’s Pink & White Garden 1st Birthday Party

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Blakely's Pink and White Garden 1st Birthday Party, Pizzazzerie.com
Blakely's Pink and White Garden 1st Birthday Party, Pizzazzerie.com

My baby turned ONE! I cannot count the number of children's parties I have featured and shared with you over the last five+ years here on Pizzazzerie and TODAY, I get to share my own little girl's 1st birthday party. I'm so tickled...pink! Keeping in theme with her pink and white nursery (and my pink and white baby shower) -- I'm just not quite ready to give up that baby pink color yet! -- I chose … { read more }

Host a Spring Dinner Party in Style!

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Host a Fabulous Spring Dinner Party! Pizzazzerie.com

Guess what? I'm a contributor for Parade Magazine! Yep, their food section (Community Table) is a fabulous resource for recipes and yours truly is a contributor! I realized that I hadn't announced that little tidbit here on the blog (ack!) so consider this the formal hooray! It's such an honor to create content and share fabulous ideas across the web in the food and entertaining arena. Like how to … { read more }

“Peach & Mint” Spring Brunch Party

Peach Mimosa Recipe
Peach Mimosas
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I’m sharing my spring brunch with Target Home as part of a campaign for Socialstars #TargetCrowd!  If you've been a long-time Pizzazzerie reader, then you know I'm a huge COLOR lover. A gorgeous color palette is always my favorite inspiration for a tablescape design. So when I was deciding on a "look" for a spring brunch party, I instantly fell in love with the soft peach and mint pretties at … { read more }

{Party Feature} Little Boy’s Bow Tie Birthday Picnic

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Bow Tie Birthday Party Details
Bow Tie Birthday Party Details

If there is anything cuter than a little boy in a bow tie, please...I must know! I just love sharing real party features here on Pizzazzerie because I am so impressed by the creativeness and detail of these sweet parties. We are in 1st birthday heaven here lately because my own little Blakely celebrated her 1st last weekend (working on that post..stay tuned) but first, let's dive into this … { read more }

Cute & Festive Fairy Unicorn Birthday Party

Fairy Unicorn Birthday Party
Fairy Unicorn Birthday Party
Fairy Unicorn Birthday Party

Watch out princess lovers, fairies are here! Not just fairies, friends...fairies and UNICORNS! Oh yes, let the imaginations run wild with glitter, sparkles, and colorful unicorn wishes! This festive fairy unicorn birthday party designed by Natalie of Designed Perfectly Events for her daughter's 5th birthday party is full of darling details that we just love! Some of our favorites? Fairy wings for … { read more }