Santa’s Milk and Cookies & PlatesandNapkins.com Sale!

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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 … { read more }

Pink Gingerbread House Tea Party

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Pink Gingerbread House Tea Party You may have seen a few sneak peeks of this Pink Gingerbread House Tea Party over on our Facebook page! It's no surprise we like pink around here (Pink-O-Ween). So it was only natural to give the Christmas season a pink twist. My Mom and I have been making gingerbread houses since I was a tiny one. We have made pink ones through the years. So we pulled … { read more }

A Royal Holiday: Purple & Red

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The Royal Holiday Collection When Anders Ruff Custom Designs and Mara Marian-Harwood of LMG Events team up, you KNOW it's going to bring some ooh's and aah's. This Royal Holiday Dessert table definitely hits the mark. Rich royals and vibrant reds combine for gorgeous colors and graphics by Anders Ruff. One of my favorite parts? The peppermint wreaths. I love hanging wreaths throughout my home … { read more }

How to Make Cupcake Truffles

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Though I am much more of a small, gift store type of person, there are occasions when one must enter a Wal-Mart. A search for gold glittered letters I had previously seen there was today's occasion to enter the mega-store. Though I didn't have luck with the letters, I did run across these cuties - Cupcake Truffles. I about died. Love. Had to show ya'll! Rich chocolate with a smooth center and … { read more }

Rustic Woodland Christmas Dessert Table

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Rustic Woodland Christmas Dessert Table You all know that we love a good dessert table around here, and this one fits that bill. Sandra Downie of Sandra Downie Event Designs shared with us her rustic woodland take on a Christmas dessert table. We instantly felt cozy inside with the earth tones and wood textures. I know you will find lots of inspiration here for hosting your own party! … { read more }

Christmas Morning Celebrations + Giveaway!

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Congratulations Linda! You won our giveaway! We're giving everyone else 20% off with code PIZZAZZERIE so visit the shop here! Christmas Morning Celebration Christmas morning is the perfect time to gather together before opening presents and enjoy some special treats. Baked french toast makes a warm and sweet morning treat. Decorate your breakfast table with holiday decor like a festive … { read more }

DIY: Ornament Place Cards

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Ornament Place Card Holders from JC's Loft Paula of JC's Loft shared this fabulous DIY holiday craft with us! As Paula said, place card holders are highly overpriced and can easily be made for much cheaper. In fact, these fabulous holiday ornament place card holders were just 12 cents to make! AMAZING! Paula found a pack of 10 ornaments at the dollar store. I too have bought these for … { read more }

Black & White Snowman Holiday Table & DIY Garland Trees!

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Black & White Snowman Holiday Table Black and white is one of my favorite color combinations so it was only natural to create a holiday table with the fun pair. I love snowmen and this fun find made a darling centerpiece. What's oh-so-fabulous about Christmas (and really any holiday) is that you can use dishes and other serving-ware you already have. Just add a few holiday touches. … { read more }

DIY: Charming Ginger Ladies

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Charming Ginger Ladies Ginger ladies may have an attitude but they will surely be the hit of the party.  Their fragrance fills the room of sweet gingerbread.  All dressed up and ready to go home as a unique gift.  These sassy potpourri ladies are perfect for little girls and big girls and guaranteed to put a smile on everybody’s face.  Drop them into a clear cello bag, tie a big red bow and you … { read more }

DIY: Candy Cane Topiary Trees

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How To Make Candy Cane Trees If you saw our last post, Children's Gingerbread House Decorating Party, then you saw our Candy Cane Topiary Trees! They are not only whimsical little decorations perfect for the holidays but also super easy to make! We are all about the crafty tree DIYs! - if you missed our post on Berry Trees & Ornaments - check it out here! Do you have a festive, holiday DIY … { read more }