Cute + Easy Valentine’s Day Toffee

Cute + Easy Valentine's Day Toffee!

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! To me, that means one month closer to this baby girl – aah! I’m knee deep in nursery swatches but had to stop and share this recipe I recently created for eHow!

If you’re looking for a cute + easy treat for Valentine’s Day, then check out my recipe over on eHow! You’ll find step-by-step pictures and instructions for recreating this tasty toffee. Enjoy!

And check back soon for some free printables that are sure to add a little “pizzazz” to your V-Day!

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Candy Cane Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe!

EASY Oreo Cookie Balls topped with crushed peppermint!
EASY Oreo Cookie Balls topped with crushed peppermint!
Candy Cane Oreo Cookie Balls!

Are you ready for one of the most deliciously addictive recipes ever this holiday season? These Oreo Cookie Balls are my husband's favorite. He likes them so much that I had to be sure to make them when he wasn't around or there wouldn't be any left to photograph! They're THAT good! And oh so versatile. I dipped mine in white chocolate and sprinkled with crushed candy canes but you could also roll … { Continue Reading }

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CandiQuick + Candy Making For Kids Giveaway

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Win a signed copy of @Pizzazzerie's Candy Making For Kids & @CandiQuik

It's a SWEET giveaway today, y'all! My 2nd book - Candy Making For Kids - is full of simple yet cute recipes for kids (or adults). Several call for melted candy (chocolate or vanilla) coatings like CandiQuik. So it was only fitting to team up with the fab Miss CandiQuik for a little giveaway! Except it's not that little - it's a SIGNED copy of Candy Making For Kids and 6 lbs of CANDIQUIK! You'll … { Continue Reading }

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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 … { Continue Reading }

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{Announcement} Candy Making For Kids Online Book Tour!

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I am soooooo excited to announce the online book tour for CANDY MAKING FOR KIDS! It's my second book and one that I know many of you with kids will just love love LOVE! This go round, I'm taking the book tour ONLINE (but yes, you can STILL get a signed copy... read on..)...Yesterday, online book tour kicked off at the always-fabulous HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTESS (hop on by to enter to win + see … { Continue Reading }

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Party Inspiration: Gorgeous Images

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Below are some of our favorite finds from around the web to inspire you to ENTERTAIN IN STYLE! We hope they inspire you to celebrate! My jaw dropped when I spotted this gorgeous cupcake table. Yes, those are suspended cupcakes hanging by ribbon. Unreal. This was designed for a wedding reception, but provides gorgeous inspiration for a birthday party too! The hanging jewels are also a … { Continue Reading }

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Candyland Birthday Party

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Candyland Bithday Party This 1st Birthday Party for birthday girl Gabriella was so a little kid's CANDY dream!  Tiffany and Amanda from EventsLuxe in St. Louis designed this birthday party for Gabriella using a Candyland theme that they definitely went all out for!  The name banner behind the candy buffet is even covered in real candy with each letter a different kind of candy!  My absolute … { Continue Reading }

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Finally Fall Sweet Station

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Finally Fall Sweet Station There are few things that make me happier than a table full of treats, so needless to say, putting together this sweet station for a Finally Fall themed party was a treat in itself! I started out by deciding on a color palette of golds, brown and oranges to reflect the hues of the leaves when they start turning (love how beautiful they always look!). I then used … { Continue Reading }

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Wedding Showcase {17} Tropical Wedding

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Tropical Wedding It’s tough to know where to begin when it comes to this incredible wedding- from the vibrant colors to the unique theme, this affair is truly one of a kind! After meeting working at Costco together in 2004 (how cute is that?) Ashley and Anthony’s spectacular wedding was held at Palace Somerset Park. The couple incorporated a Beatles “All You Need Is Love” theme into both … { Continue Reading }

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{Baby Shower} Parisian Circus Soiree

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Parisian Circus Soiree Lollipop Events & Design styled this unbelievable Parisian Circus Soiree! Guests and mommy-to-be enjoyed a Parisian patisserie dessert table complete "with large spheres of popcorn balls on crystal cut glass cake stands, pastel treats in bowls, macaroons in pale palettes of pink, sherbert green, and lemon yellow. Rock candy in bright punch-pink and otter pop … { Continue Reading }

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