5 Summer Sips for the Spicy Lovers

Spicy Cocktails to Sip all Summer

Who wants jalapenos? No really. I have no idea why but peppers grow like hot cakes here in Tennessee. My husband and I have a bush on our deck and my Mom has multiple jalapeno plants in her garden. You don’t have to worry about squirrels or rabbits eating them (one bite and they won’t be back). Basically, we have 2398493 jalapenos around these parts.

Summer Cocktail: Easy Watermelon Sangria

watermelon white wine sangria

This sangria is my new favorite summer cocktail! With the summer season comes the dreaded heat (and humidity down south), so be sure to keep cool with some refreshing iced beverages. For the adults, I love making a batch of this quick and easy watermelon white wine sangria. I love red wine sangria, but I find it a bit heavy and filling for the summertime,

Summer Drink Recipe: Blackberry Coolers

Frozen Blackberry Cooler Recipe - SO refreshing!

Some of my fondest memories are picking blackberries at my grandparent’s house in upstate South Carolina with my family. We have this thing with blackberries…we LOVE them (proof: my brother’s blackberry jam recipe). They’re not quite as popular as the strawberry or the blueberry but if you taste them at their ripeness, you’ll fully understand why we’re obsessed. Blackberry cobbler is a personal favorite recipe

Southern Fruit Tea Cocktail

Southern Fruit Tea Cocktail Recipe! The perfect summer beverage!

Compensation was provided by Pure Leaf via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are my own and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Pure Leaf. You’ll love this recipe, trust me!  Down South, we take our fruit tea seriously. It’s a favorite beverage for just about every meal of the day and every season of the year, especially when the weather gets warm.

Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Peach Fuzzy Navel Margarita

Peach Fuzzy Navel Margarita, delicious twist on the classic for Cinco de Mayo | Pizzazzerie.com

Last year, Cinco de Mayo was spent with a lot of newborn rocking and zero margarita sipping. This year, however, I’m fully partaking in some fiesta festivities! I’ll be sipping on a Seagram’s Escapes inspired Peach Fuzzy Navel Margarita, to be exact! I’m excited to share a little Cinco de Mayo setup and delicious (and easy) recipe with y’all today. I hope you’re inspired to enjoy

St. Patrick’s Day: Shamrock Sour Cocktail

St. Patrick's Day Cocktail - The Shamrock Sour | Pizzazzerie.com

If you follow my posts for Homes.com, you might have noticed this Shamrock Sour!  I’ve been getting into the green spirit for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday with this delicious cocktail! Yes, green beer might be the norm for this Irish celebration, but this Shamrock Sour is so good that I’m sure it will quickly become your favorite St. Paddy’s day beverage. I decided to put a

How to Make Cinnamon Simple Syrup

homemade cinnamon simple syrup

I’m thrilled to have our newest Pizzazzerie contributors (the gals at Handmade Mood) here today to share an easy yet fancy little recipe that will spice up the fall season (cinnamon simple syrup)! We are so excited to be here today, and we’ve brought along the perfect recipe to welcome Fall. Cinnamon always makes me think of warming up on cool evenings, and with Summer quickly coming to an end

Perfect Brunch Cocktail: Cherry Mimosas

Cherry Mimosas that are my new favorite party cocktail!

I love brunch, y’all. Want to know why? Mimosas! Any excuse to enjoy a cocktail before 11:00 am is my kind of celebration. I happen to ADORE mimosas. Now, the traditional orange juice mimosa is perfectly fine and dandy but we’re all about adding pizzazz around these parts so the cherry mimosa was born! It’s sweet and sparkling with a touch of tartness. Shh.. it also