{Recipe} Pizzelle Nutella S’mores!

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When I discovered this Pizzelle maker, I was absolutely positive I had to try it out and make s'mores with the little cookies. One of my bridesmaids + best friends is in town so we took on this sweet project. We loveeeee Nutella so that was our natural choice for "chocolate". The maker produces a bit smaller cookie than the normal pizzelle. I love this because they're perfect for individual … { Continue Reading }

Oh My YUM: Cake Batter Banana Splits!

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Where are my CAKE BATTER fans? If you're an avid Pizzazzerie reader, you might remember this post that I made of some delish cake batter treats. Well, it's time to enjoy this fabulous flavor - banana split style! Summer is the perfect time to enjoy some ice cream so I created a simple way to turn this old-fashioned treat into a decadent, cake batter-flavored delight! WHAT YOU'LL … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} BALLPARK Cupcakes!

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Ya'll are in for a TREAT today! We have Tessa of The Frosted Cake Shop swinging in to share some Ballpark-themed cupcakes sure to please the crowds! From Cracker Jacks to Beer + Nuts, you'll have all the recipes you need for baseball park inspired cupcakes! The recipes are listed with cake + frosting ingredients, and they are to be made in the typical "cupcake" fashion (however, let us know if you … { Continue Reading }

3 Delish Hot Dog Topping Recipes

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hebrew national hot dog entertaining

Amidst the wedding madness, my Mom and I hosted a little cookout with a HOT DOG topping bar! We're sharing our 3 recipes created for the party! Chili isn't the only fun topping you can add to a hot dog. We tried some more unusual flavors to top Hebrew National Hot Dogs and our friends loved the outcome - "the 3 P's": Pizza, Peach, + Pepper!  PIZZA SALSA 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes 2 tablespoons … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} Host a Chic Summer Pool Party

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Hang out poolside with your best friends and enjoy some of these delicious appetizers, refreshing drinks, and recipes straight off the grill! No pool? No worries, these recipes are perfect for any backyard bash! I'm seriously in love with this poolside bash by A Blissful Nest shot by Nicole Benitez Photography! Mix water colors like aqua and turquoise with pops of citrus colors such as … { Continue Reading }

Frito-Lay + Fiesta Party Planning!

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Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and I'm so excited to be partnering with Frito-Lay and its Tostitos brand to launch the ultimate online destination for fiesta planning. I can’t give away all the details just yet, but the tab will go live this week on Frito-Lay's Facebook Page to celebrate the launch of two new limited-time chip flavors! You absolutely want to click through and … { Continue Reading }

{Giveaway} Hosting a Dinner Party with Chicken Caesar Cups!

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Between the book tour + wedding planning, I was glad to find a wee bit of time to schedule a dinner party with some of my besties. My task was to try a twist on the classic "crusted chicken" recipe as part of the Hellman's Chicken Change-Up! So I made mini Italian chicken strips in individual Caesar cups! They were a HIT and a cinch to make! I know how it is when hosting a dinner … { Continue Reading }

COCKTAIL PARTIES 101

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Spring and summer cocktail season is upon us! Whether you're whipping up something simple for a few friends or going all out with a black tie soiree, these cocktail tips will have your guests entertaining in style! RECIPES FOR THE PERFECT SIPPER... We're a fan of these 6 Spring Cocktail Recipes (the passion fruit mojito? oh my goodness good!) Toasting with the ladies? We like adding … { Continue Reading }

Happy Birthday Pupcakes Recipe!

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pupcakes recipe

If you know me at all, you know I LOVE MY DOG! Henry is a precious English Springer Spaniel who turns 1 today! It seems like yesterday that I brought this little furry guy home. Now he's growing up (tear...). Anyway, I HAD to celebrate being a party blogger and all but only a few days in town this week left me without time to throw a traditional "paw-ty" full of all the touches so I'm opting for … { Continue Reading }

2012 Oscar Party Ideas!

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The Academy Awards are this Sunday Night! Are you hosting a party or just watching with your family? Either way, these tips + ideas will come in handy for the big night. Let's start things off with one of my favorite designers - Design Editor - her free printables always rock my world and for this year's Oscars, she didn't disappoint! There is a Cheers! Oscars Drinking Game + a Red Carpet … { Continue Reading }