White Cheddar, Artichoke, & Bacon Dip!

ADDICTIVE RECIPE: Baked White Cheddar, Bacon, Artichoke Dip!
ADDICTIVE RECIPE: Baked White Cheddar, Bacon, Artichoke Dip!
Aged Reserve Cheddar Cheese for a delicious and easy holiday dip!

Can you believe Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away? I'm super thrilled as we are in my favorite season of the year - fall! From the crisp air to the gorgeous sunset colored leaves, there are also so many opportunities for gathering together with family and friends to watch a holiday movie, a big football game, or simply just to enjoy a delicious meal. This appetizer recipe is a new … { read more }

Football Fun & Tasty Tailgate Ideas!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Buffalo Wild Wings for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. So if you've been hanging around Pizzazzerie, it's not hard to see that I'm quite a big football fan! Ok, more specifically, TAILGATE fan! I love all the pre-game fun, tasty treats, and gearing up for the big game. I was super excited when Buffalo Wild Wings asked me to show … { read more }

Football Tailgate Inspiration with Swoozie’s!

Host a Football Tailgate: Inspiration and Photos!
Host a Football Tailgate: Inspiration and Photos!
Host a Football Tailgate: Inspiration and Photos!

It's my favorite time of the year! FOOTBALL SEASON! Let me tell you, football season is about as exciting as Christmas in my household. Thanks to Swoozie's, I'm here to show you some tailgating inspiration from tailgate treats to some staple entertaining pieces that you'll use season after season. These are easy ideas that will make a big impact at your tailgate (or home viewing party)! Below … { read more }

{Join Me!} Puff Pastry Twitter Party with Top Chef’s Gail Simmons!

Join Pizzazzerie along with Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry and Top Chef Judge Gail Simmons for a Twitter Party! Win Prizes!

On behalf of Pizzazzerie and Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry, I am delighted to invite you all to a super fabulous Twitter party that I will be hosting tomorrow, July 17th, at 1pm Eastern (12pm CST)! I’ll be chatting with Top Chef judge Gail Simmons about her best summer entertaining tips – I hope you’ll join us on Twitter to ask Gail some questions of your own, and to compete for a chance to win some … { read more }

Stylish + Sweet Gifts for Mother’s Day!

Monogrammed Floppy Hat!
Gold Monogram Necklace, Perfect Mother's Day Gift
Mother's Day gifts for the Jet Setting Mom!

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12th this year so we only have a couple more weeks to find the perfect way to say THANKS for all Mom does! I'm sharing some of my favorite finds from Swoozies. You can visit their site here + shop away for your Mom's gift! Whether your mom is a beach or pool loving mom, travel loving jet setter, or hostess with the mostess! The beach loving Mom can stay cool + … { read more }

2013 Graduation Party Must-Haves from Swoozie’s!

Swoozies
Monogrammed Keychain from Swoozies.com #monogram #gift
Personalized Party Bags from Swoozies.com

Celebrating the successes of a big graduate this year? It's GRADUATION SEASON! Host a graduation party in style with some of our faves from Swoozie's! We just love the bright colors, fun patterns, and lots of options (and Lilly Pulitzer too). Every grad needs something personalized! If you're celebrating a high school grad, pick out their college colors in a tote for campus with a matching koozie! … { read more }

{Recipe} Chocolate Espresso Ganache Tarts!

chocolate espresso ganache tart recipe
chocolate espresso ganache tart
Philips Saeco Syntia Focus Espresso Machine

Being a blogger has its perks. Like when Philips Saeco asked if I wanted to try out their Syntia Focus Automatic Espresso Machine. Why yes, I sure do! I'm not a huge fan of plain ol' coffee but a spruced up pumpkin spice latte (which this can make like no other) or a rich hazelnut espresso? Heck yes. In fact, my husband loves it so much that it's the first thing he does in the morning and when he … { read more }

Fun invitations, stationery, + gifts for Fall!

Fall Invitations, Stationery, + cute gifts

One of my favorite places to shop for paper items + cute gifts is Polka Dot Design! I wanted to share some of my favorite fall items from PDD! If you’re hosting a fall party or if Thanksgiving is at your house this year, take a look at these cute invites + party supplies! They are the perfect way to celebrate the season in style. FALL FAVES Spiced Tartan Invitation Asian Grillwork Bamboo … { read more }

Sip in Style with SPINDRIFT! Sodas + Sparkling Waters!

spindrift waters
spindrift waters
spindrift waters

There is a new sparkling water + soda in town! SPINDRIFT is a company I was introduced to a few weeks ago, and I have enjoyed sipping in style during these hot summer days. They first created a line of sodas and launched sparkling waters this summer! The waters are what I am loving because they have the slightest hint of flavor (and only fresh ingredients) and keep you fully refreshed! So what … { read more }

{Summer Cooler} Pina Coladas & Mojitos!

bacardi light cocktails
bacardi light pina colada
bacardi party pack

We're all busy, right? When you go to a friend's house for a party - what do they usually offer you to drink? Wine or beer. You'd probably say "a..wha?!" if they offered you a Pina Colada or Mojito, right? I love a handmade cocktail just like the next person but having all those ingredients on hand and whipping it up by order is a bit difficult (especially when you're trying to get dinner on the … { read more }