{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 … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

{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 … { Continue Reading }

{Tutorial & Recipe} Santa Hat Cupcakes

Sweet Gifts Magazine
Santa Hat Cupcake Tutorial! CUTEST Cupcakes Ever!
SANTA HAT CUPCAKE TUTORIAL!

Ready for the cutest treat ever? CUPCAKE-style! We're sharing a sweet cupcake tutorial perfect for those holiday parties or just a holiday afternoon treat. So turn on the holiday tunes (for me that's the Michael Buble Christmas CD) and whip up some of these darling Santa Hat Cupcakes! We're delighted to share this tutorial from Bella Baker who has a new magazine in stores now - Sweet Gifts! Be … { Continue Reading }

Letters to Santa Party!

DIY Christmas Trees
letters to santa party!
Letters to Santa Holiday Brunch

We are in full-fledged holiday party mode here and today is no exception. Now, I don't have kids (just a furbaby) but I must say that the baby fever is hitting hard, especially when this darling party hit my inbox. My husband now knows when I get submissions that are amazing because he hears "oh...my...GOSH" and "aww so cute!". This is definitely one of them. Confetti Sunshine is a fabulous blog … { Continue Reading }

Grinch that Stole Christmas Brunch!

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Grinch Christmas Brunch Details!
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Brunch + Cute Apron!

Hi "Whos", you're in for a whimsical treat with this holiday inspiration from my friend Dina of Deliciously Darling Events! This holiday movie makes quite the party theme, don't ya think? Add some "Grinch" touches to your party or go all out and host a Grinch Brunch for friends and family. This one is full of delightful inspiration from the bright green cake to the decorations, head on over to … { Continue Reading }

Holiday Entertaining with Frito-Lay & Pizzazzerie!

Frito-Lay Holiday Ideas with Pizzazzerie! #fritolayholiday
Frosted Icicle Mocktail #FritoLayHoliday
Feta Pepper Spinach Dip paired with Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips #FritoLayHoliday

The holiday season is officially underway and that includes seasonal celebrations and gatherings – from lively get-togethers, reconnecting with family and friends, or just cozying up by the fire with a loved one! I’m so excited to announce that I’ve partnered with Frito-Lay to share a series of recipes and exciting ways to get involved and really celebrate this holiday season. So let’s make your … { Continue Reading }

3 Etsy Shops I’m loving for the Holidays!

DIY Calligraphy Starter Kit + Stamps
Paper Ribbon to decorate holiday gifts!
Pizzazzerie for Sucre Shop

I'm etsy-addicted. Like..big-time. I absolutely l-o-v-e supporting small businesses + handmade. So, that's why I wanted to share 3 etsy shops I've fallen for this holiday season. Ready? Let's go etsy-shopping! 1. SUCRE SHOP So I'm personally bias for #1 because I got to create a line of utensils for SUCRE SHOP! Eeeh! I know, I was so excited. After lots of designing and brainstorming, Sucre … { Continue Reading }

A Pier 1 Holly Penguin Party!

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Holly Penguin Party with Pier1 by Pizzazzerie
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One of my favorite places to shop during the holiday season is Pier 1. They always have the cutest little gifts (especially the ornaments!). This year, they had loads of darling penguin-themed decorations + mugs. Cuteness. Pier 1 asked me to share my favorite items and how I am incorporating them into my holiday entertaining so here is my Penguin Holiday Party! So here's how to set up a … { Continue Reading }

DIY Monogram Ornaments & Silhouette Black Friday Deals!

Silhouette Black Friday
DIY Glittered Monogram Ornaments made with the Silhouette Portrait
Glittered Monogrammed Christmas Ornament

Are you all still stuffed from turkey? I enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. I also did a little crafting for my Christmas tree. I used my Silhouette Portrait to make these adorable and GLITTERY monogrammed ornaments! They took me maybe 5 minutes total. How fabulous would these be as gifts for friends, gift exchanges, neighbors, newlyweds, etc. Love it. If you entered to … { Continue Reading }