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 … { read more }

3 Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses!

Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses! Repin + save for the perfect party food! by pizzazzerie.com
Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses! Repin + save for the perfect party food! by pizzazzerie.com
The "Kermit" mini gourmet grilled cheese by pizzazzerie.com #recipe #party #food

Let's talk PARTY FOOD! Here are a few of my go-to tips for serving up the perfect party food (whether it's just the extended family over for dinner or a full-on gourmet party)! Mini is always easier to eat. Include savory in addition to your sweets. Keep it simple and delicious. Here is an example in honor of National Grilled Cheese Day. Mini gourmet grilled cheeses appeal to everyone … { read more }

“Oh Henry” Candy Bar Birthday Cupcakes!

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So if you follow me on instagram or vine, you know I love my 2 year old English Springer Spaniel - HENRY! I work from home - by myself - so this little guy is my right hand man. Seriously obsessed. However, he can be a little naughty too (he has an affinity or socks and specifically scattering them across the house). This causes quite a lot of "OH HENRY!". Well, fitting that it's also one of the … { read more }

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Chocolate Cake!

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake by @Pizzazzerie
Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake by pizzazzerie.com
Making of Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake

Love this recipe? My readers also enjoy my Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Bars and my Red Velvet Fudge Pie! One of my favorite recipes + desserts are my Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars (its a mouthful, literally). My father-in-law's birthday was this past weekend so I was trying to decide what cake to make. I wanted something a little different so I decided to turn that beloved bar into a … { read more }

{Recipe} Bunny Tail Treats!

How to make little Easter Bunny Tail Bites
How to make CUTE Easter Bunny Tail Treats!

Hippity Hop! Easter is on its way! I have had this little idea in my head for awhile but just found time to play in the kitchen! This recipe is super easy too so you can have the kids help you in the kitchen (especially rolling the balls and coconut). I placed my "bunny tail treats" in cute pink and white polka dot treat boxes. They would also be super cute placed on a cake stand at an Easter … { read more }

Mini Baked Samoa Doughnuts!

How to make Samoa mini doughnuts - baked!
Baked Samoa Mini Doughnut
Adding the chocolate drizzle to baked Samoa Mini Donuts!

I recently wrote a post on how I photograph pics for this blog - and I needed something to make so I could take pictures of my set. So, these babies were born. Girl Scout Cookies are totally fabulous aren't they? Too bad they're not around all year long (or maybe that's a good thing). Anyway, my husband hates coconut (I know.. I know..) so there was no chance he was picking Samoas when he picked … { read more }

{Recipe} White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!

Did you know you can make frosting flavors with coffee creamers?! White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!
How to make cupcake frosting with coffee creamer!
Did you know you can make frosting flavors with coffee creamers?! White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!

Did you know that you can use coffee creamers to flavor frostings? Oh yes, and meringues, puddings, whipped creams, cookies, muffins, you name it! This totally opens my world to fun flavor combinations! I used International Delight's White Chocolate Macadamia flavor to make these yummy cupcakes. So let your Valentine know you're "NUTS" about them by surprising them with these cupcakes! I … { read more }

{Recipe} Citrus Iced Tea Sangria!

How to Make Sangria with Lipton Iced Tea
How to make Sangria with Iced Tea and Lemonade!
How to make citrus tea sangria that's super delish!

It might be February, but we are hitting the upper 60s here in Nashville (what?) and that has me yearning for summer afternoons, sipping tea outside! So when Lipton Iced Tea + BlogFrog asked me to create a cocktail recipe using one of their 2 new iced tea products (Lipton Diet Green Tea Honey Ginseng & Lipton 100 Calorie Half and Half - Tea and Lemonade), I was all over it! The result? My new … { read more }

Starting Line-Up of Super Bowl Sweets!

Football Field Game Time Cake Pops for the Super Bowl! RECIPE + INSTRUCTIONS!
GAME TIME! Football Shaped Whoopie Pies!
Game Time Krispy Treat Pops!

You might remember the talented Lauryn Cohen (founder of Bella Baker) from this holiday post here. She's BACK with some ALL-STAR Super Bowl sweets sure to please the fans. I'm having a little shindig for the big game and definitely have plans to make these yummy goodies for halftime munchies. Those brownies? Those might need to become a year-round treat - holy moly. Here are some simple game … { read more }

Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars!

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars!
Decadent red velvet oreo truffle brownie bars!
Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownies

UPDATE: A few commenters were having trouble with the red velvet layer crumbling and not being able to support the heavy chocolate layers so I reworked that layer and the recipe below is updated.  Alright guys. This recipe will have you in your stretchy leggings in no time flat, but it's all worth it. They are a layer of red velvet brownies (I could stop here and be satisfied but what's the fun … { read more }