Free Elf on the Shelf Printable Kit!

Elf on the Shelf Free Printable Kit! DOWNLOAD and save!
Elf on the Shelf Free Printable Kit! DOWNLOAD and save!
Free Elf on the Shelf Printable Kit including banner, adoption certificate, banner, and more! Pizzazzerie.com

Hey, Pizzazzerie readers!  It's Cara from One Swell Studio  here today to share some cute (and totally free!) Elf on the Shelf printable kit I whipped up to welcome back those little elves on the shelves. If your family has an Elf on the Shelf, they typically arrive at their houses during the beginning of December (some come earlier, some later).  Some elves are sent on behalf of Santa as a way … { read more }

Chocolate Peppermint Mini Party Cakes

Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie.om
The cutest peppermint chocolate mini cakes for Christmas parties and holiday celebrations!
The cutest peppermint chocolate mini cakes for Christmas parties and holiday celebrations!

It's December! Snow, Christmas trees, lights, parties, and of course - holiday desserts! My fave! You know I love a good "mini" dessert (I have a whole Pinterest board devoted to them). This year, I decided Christmas needed chocolate peppermint mini cakes. They literally couldn't be easier to make and served up on fancy dishes, they're the perfect party treat! I'm hosting a few dinner parties this … { read more }

7 Favorite Holiday DIYs & Silhouette Sale!

Christmas DIY crafts made with the Silhouette Cameo! Pizzazzerie.com

Calling all my crafters! It's the Silhouette Black Friday sale (code = PIZZAZZERIE)! Every year, this is the biggest and best Silhouette sale! So I'm not much for fighting the crowds for Black Friday sales and definitely not on Thanksgiving day itself. Which is fab since this sale is online - woohoo! I'm excited to share 7 of my favorite holiday DIYs made with the Silhouette (above) and you'll … { read more }

DIY Personalized Ornaments for Christmas!

Tutorial: How to make personalized, monogrammed, and custom ornaments for the Christmas tree! DIY!
Personalized DIY Ornament Tutorial!
How to make gold personalized ornaments! Pizzazzerie.com

Time to get your craft on, y'all! Ok, so sometimes I love long step-by-step craft projects and feel really proud after I've finished. But sometimes I like a quick done-in-two-seconds style craft that turns out crazy cute and makes the perfect gift. If you don't think you're "crafty", you can do this! Seriously, it's embarrassing how easy it is. Without further ado, DIY personalized ornaments to … { read more }

How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party!

How to host a cookie swap party!
Target Quaker Oats
How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party!

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. Thanks for supporting the brands we love! All opinions are our own. #QuakerUp #MyOatsCreation #CollectiveBias I'm all about starting new holiday traditions this year including hosting a cookie exchange party! They're a festive way to swap recipes, enjoy some tasty treats, and make lots of holiday memories! I can remember … { read more }

Essentials for a Rugged + Manly Lumberjack Party

Lumberjack Party Gift Ideas
Lumberjack Party - Must-Haves!
Lumberjack Party - What to Wear!

Hi Pizzazzerie readers!  It's Cara from One Swell Studio popping in to share some essentials for hosting a rugged & manly (but still adorable!) Lumberjack birthday celebration.  You're going to be *falling* for these ideas-- TIMBER!   Last year, we threw a Lumberjack themed party for our little guy's second birthday.  With him having a birthday in December, I wanted to stay away from a … { read more }

My Favorite Holiday Cards + $200 to Minted!

Win $200 credit to Minted for holiday cards on pizzazzerie.com!
Minted New Years Cards
Minted Christmas Cards

One of my favorite fall activities is browsing through cute holiday cards to pick the perfect one! This year, I was obviously over the moon to include the new addition to the family!  I wanted a classic look with simple typography so after lots of browsing, I chose this design from Minted and customized it to the wording I wanted (super easy). Lucky for YOU, Minted is giving one lucky Pizzazzerie … { read more }

Kate Spade Inspired Holiday Party Table

Rosemary sprigs add the perfect aroma to any holiday party tablescape! Pizzazzerie.com
Kate Spade Holiday Party by Pizzazzerie.com
Kate Spade Holiday Party by Pizzazzerie.com

So if you follow me on Instagram or really - if you know me at all - then you know I LOVE Kate Spade. From my wedding (which was black and white stripe themed) to my everyday life, I love adding in touches of my favorite preppy style. I have been wanting to style a Kate Spade inspired holiday party table for quite some time and here it is! The timing lined up perfectly when one of my new favorite … { read more }

{Giveaway} Perfect Hostess Gifts for Holiday Parties

Celebrate the holidays with the perfect hostess gifts for parties! Pizzazzerie.com
Christmas Santa Dip Cup
Striped Ramekins

Holiday party season is right around the corner! Did you know there are only 7 more weekends until Christmas? What! Insane. Wasn't it just July 4th? Is that just Mommy brain? Anyway, it's coming and it's time to be prepared for last-minute gifts so you aren't left stuck minutes before a party without a cute hostess gift! I'm SO excited to announce that I've partnered with Mud Pie to share my top … { read more }

How to Make Mini Christmas Wreath Pizzas!

How to make mini Christmas wreath pizzas!
How to make mini Christmas wreath pizzas!
How to make mini Christmas wreath pizzas!

If you have kids, this is a perfect idea for an easy Christmas-themed dinner that's easy and yummy! I've created these mini Christmas wreath pizzas and detailed the how-to and recipe below (using Pamela's Products Pizza Crust Mix). It's gluten-free and wheat-free so perfect when feeding a range of kids with different needs! Best part? It's delicious and my new favorite pizza dough! I love the … { read more }