Hey, Pizzazzerie readers! It’s Cara from One Swell Studio. The school year is slowly dwindling to the end and if you have school-age kiddos, you might be wondering “What in the world am I going to do to keep them entertained this summer!?” (I know I am, at least!) When the weather is beautiful & the sun is shining, playing outside is always an option.
Now that summer is in full-swing, you might find yourself on the road quite a bit to visit family or a much-needed vacation. We could all use a few little snack ideas for packing some “better for you” snacks (and help us avoid fast food)! Pick up some fruit and Cracker Barrel Cheese for these easy to make snack skewers. These are perfect for the
Do you love everything VINTAGE? If so, you’re in for a spectacular 5th birthday party that was held here in St. Louis. The fabulous designer behind this birthday party is Untamed Heart Photography who shares the love of all things vintage like I do. Michelle wanted her daughter Stella to have a fun party where all of the girls felt like they were a part
FUN STATIONERY FINDS FOR KIDS Writing thank you notes was a habit my Mom taught me from an early age. Writing them on fun + preppy stationery was my choice! Every year, I went to a summer camp in the mountains of North Carolina, and I loved picking out new stationery each year. These fresh + preppy designs from our new PAPER STORE are perfect
Santa’s Milk and Cookies by Pamela Smerker Pamela Smerker of Party Starters styled this darling “Santa’s Milk & Cookies” display. Setting out milk and cookies for Santa is still one of my favorite childhood memories. We also used to put baby powder on the hearth so we could see Santa’s “footprints” the next morning. Starting traditions with children is so important during the holidays. I
Little Monsters Giveaway Halloween is right around the corner, and it is time to whip up some spooky masterpieces from swampy dip to vampire bites! Author and photographer Zac Williams has created the perfect cookbook for your little Halloween monsters. In Little Monsters, published by Gibbs-Smith Publishers, you will find dozens of tasty treats sure to wow all the vampires, gremlins, and zombies at your monster-mash!
Big Congratulations to Ruth Hill for winning the Dough-A-Deer Giveaway! You will receive an email soon! We have a super fun Halloween giveaway coming on Thursday so check back to enter! Let’s have lunch today! Head over to the Seasonal Celebrations Community and meet Courtney for lunch at 12pm EST (11pm CST) for a chat about Halloween Parties & Decorations! Just look for my Live
Simply Simone Sip ‘n See This past summer, we were so excited to help with some of the designs for a sip ‘n see shower thrown by Tori Spelling! Child Mode is a fabulous site with so many fun articles. They recently posted about Tori Spelling’s sip ‘n see thrown in honor of her friends, Scout Masterson and Bill Horn (the “Guncles”) new baby Simone!
Isaac’s 1st Birthday Bash I don’t have kids of my own (yet!), but I love this sweet boy like my own. Isaac holds a special place in my heart so I was thrilled to help design his 1st birthday party! Isaac’s Mom loved these striped melamine plates from Target. I love the blue, yellow, and green! We designed the entire party around this pattern. We
Thomas the Train Party All aboard! Thomas The Train is having a birthday party and you’re invited! Red and blue are always a fun color theme. The blue polka-dot plates came from Sur La Table and the glasses from Party City. The Thomas and friends train books have lots of adventures – so why not give each guest their very own book as a party
Sara Kate’s Sweet Shoppe 5th Birthday Party I knew Kim of The TomKat Studio had a hand in this darling party as soon as I saw the pictures! Kim designed the paper goods for Sara Kate’s 5th Birthday Party! Kristi, Sara Kate’s Mom, is quite the party designer herself! She designed the rest of this Sweet Shoppe party, including the fondant cake! She designed and
This birthday party is so bright and fun, it just makes me happy looking at it! This birthday party was designed by Aimee Pool from Aimee Pool Photography for her daughter Hadley’s fifth birthday party. Held at White Rock Ranch in California, this birthday party had everything a five year old would want for a Cowgirl Ranch Birthday Party. Pink and Blue were incorporated into