How to Make Your Own Candy Bars!

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How to Make Your OWN CANDY BARS!
How to Make Your Own Candy Bars!

You might remember me writing about my trip this fall to the Hershey's HQ where my favorite activity was making my own candy bar. It was so fun to create it myself! SO, I decided I wanted to recreate the fun with a way for everyone to make their own candy bars at home. The best part? The sky is totally the limit with these sweet treats. Ready? Let's get started! p.s. enter below to win a super … { read more }

Cute & Free 2013 Desk Calendar!

Chevron 2013 Free Desk Calendar
Cute striped 2013 desktop calendar!
Animal Print 2013 Desktop Calendar - free!

Whether you are the ultimate hostess with parties every weekend or just a crazy busy mom with an overflowing to-do list, we all need some organization in our life. For the 2nd year, I'm so thrilled to share anna and blue paperie's desktop calendar - for free! It's chic, full of color, and anything that helps keep you organized is a winner in my book. Read below to get your free calendar! I … { read more }

Host a Snowmen & Donuts Christmas Breakfast!

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Snowmen & Donuts Christmas Party by Pizzazzerie
Tips + Ideas for throwing a festive holiday Christmas Morning Party!

Breakfast foods do not get a lot focus for Christmas and the holiday season so my Mom and I thought at SNOWMEN & DONUTS party would be the perfect way to share inspiration for a festive holiday breakfast. Whether you host a holiday breakfast for your family on Christmas morning or invite friends and neighbors over a few days before for some celebrating, these tips should help you get … { read more }

Snap Happy Holiday Sweepstakes! | $500 Prize!

Frito Lay Snap Happy Holiday Sweepstakes
Frito Lay SNAP Happy Holiday Sweepstakes | You could win $500!

Thank you to all who participated in the festive Twitter chat last night with @FritoLay! I had a blast and was inspired by all your holiday entertaining tips. Now, the holiday fun with Frito-Lay is continuing with a SNAP HAPPY HOLIDAY SWEEPSTAKES! If you’re like me, you love to share pictures of everything you’re up to including recipes and food. Well, tell your husband it’s for a good cause … { read more }

Super Cute Gingerbread Holiday Baking Party!

Gingerbread Man Holiday Kid's Party!
Gingerbread Man Baking Playdate featured on Pizzazzerie
Gingerbread Baking Party!

Gingerbread is not just a holiday flavor, ya'll! It's a PARTY THEME! Rachel Scott is swinging by to share the darling details of this Gingerbread Holiday Party Playdate she styled. "We wanted to have a special holiday playdate for our toddlers and their preschool buddies. The concept of our Gingerbread Playdate came as we sipped gingerbread lattes and the flavor reminded us of the holiday season! … { read more }

Christmas Macaron Pop Cupcakes!

christmas macaron pop cupcakes!
Macarons make CUTE "pops" especially on top of a cupcake!!
Christmas Macaron Pops with Red Velvet + Peppermint! DELISH!

Many of you might remember seeing some sneak peeks from behind-the-scenes at my book shoot for Frostings which releases early 2013! My right hand gal on set was Tessa Lindow Huff who is just so incredibly talented and so sweet. Tessa has stopped in to Pizzazzerie before, and I'm so glad she's back this holiday season with a delicious and cute recipe for you all! INSPIRATION & CONCEPT from … { read more }

Holiday Entertaining {Cantina Style} & Giveaway!

Frito-Lay Holiday Recipes
Stuffed Peppers featuring Tostitos Cantina Thin & Crispy tortilla chips and Tostitos Cantina Chipotle Restaurant Style Salsa #FritoLayHoliday
Cantina Egg Rolls #FritoLayHoliday

I’m back to share even more festive and fun holiday entertaining recipes featuring Frito-Lay snacks. If you missed our first round-up, hop over here (the dip + drink recipes are delish). Plus, visit the “Holiday Inspiration from Frito-Lay” Pinterest board I created  to share our holiday entertaining ideas with you. Today’s recipes feature two new additions to the Tostitos® tortilla … { read more }

{Recipe} Gingerbread Pecan Bread Pudding!

Gingerbread Bread Pudding!
GINGERBREAD BREAD PUDDING! totally delish! #alexiafoods
Alexia Pecan Gingerbread Bread Pudding

My house smells like CHRISTMAS, finally! I'm so excited to share this recipe because my husband absolutely LOVES IT (bread pudding is his favorite dessert). Ironically, I thought I didn't like bread pudding until I had THIS bread pudding. I got creative in the kitchen with all my spices to whip up this Gingerbread Pecan Bread Pudding! As an Alexia Tastemaker, I've had the honor of developing some … { read more }

How to Make Hershey’s Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops!

Hershey's Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops by Pizzazzerie!
Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops!
Hershey Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops by Pizzazzerie.com

So last month I had the pleasure of visiting Hershey's HQ (total chocolate heaven). I was itching to make a push-up pop with their delicious goodies so I decided on a Hershey's Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pop! The weather is getting colder (not cold enough however, I want snow). Really though, why is it so warm? Instead of pondering climate change, let's ponder chocolate, shall we? I used the Hershey's … { read more }

{Holiday} Duct Tape goes Designer!

These gingerbread houses are made with DUCT TAPE!
Designing And Crafting with Duct Tape!
Duct Tape Goes Designer

You all know my love for washi tape so it's no surprise I've now fallen in love with crafting of a different sort - duct tape! Oh yes, what you used to use for holding industrial type things together has now gone DESIGNER. We're talking adorable crafts, holiday DIYs, + more. Thanks to Platypus Designer Duct Tape®, you can win 8 rolls of your choice to get crafting so be sure to enter … { read more }