Host a Spring Dinner Party in Style!

Host a Fabulous Spring Dinner Party! Pizzazzerie.com

Guess what? I’m a contributor for Parade Magazine! Yep, their food section (Community Table) is a fabulous resource for recipes and yours truly is a contributor! I realized that I hadn’t announced that little tidbit here on the blog (ack!) so consider this the formal hooray! It’s such an honor to create content and share fabulous ideas across the web in the food and entertaining arena. Like how to throw the perfect spring dinner party? What to serve? Got you covered! These 9 refreshing recipes are the perfect blend of fruity and fun for a delicious evening with friends.

Enjoy! Cheers,
Courtney

Japanese Cherry Blossom Party Tablescape

Japanese Cherry Blossom Tablescape Inspiration
Japanese Cherry Blossom Tablescape Inspiration
Japanese Cherry Blossom Tablescape Inspiration

With the arrival of warmer weather, the flowers are starting to bloom and parties are on the horizon! One of my favorite blooms also happens to be one of the top selling fragrances at Bath & Body Works, Japanese Cherry Blossom! It’s a dreamy combination of Asian pear, Fuji apple, Ume plum, sandalwood, and other exotic essences. In honor of National Fragrance Day on Saturday, March 21st, I’m … { read more }

Chic Gold New Year’s Eve Tablescape

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Gold and white new year's eve tablescape! Pizzazzerie.com
Gold and White New Year's Eve Party | Pizzazzerie.com

As you can tell (from these champagne cupcakes and this NYE party... oh and this one too) that I'm a weee bit obsessed with all things New Year's Eve over here. I mean really, it's the celebration of one year and the anticipation of all there is to look forward to in the next year - what's not to love? Plus, it's the perfect excuse to grab some friends and throw a dinner party! This gold New … { 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 }

Chic Black & White Spider Dinner Party

Chic Black & White Spider Dinner Party for Halloween! | Pizzazzerie.com
Chic Black & White Spider Dinner Party for Halloween! | Pizzazzerie.com
Chic Black & White Spider Dinner Party for Halloween! | Pizzazzerie.com

Chic. Meet Halloween. Spider style! I'm so excited about sharing my black and white spider dinner party with you! I've been dreaming up this party for quite some time so I was excited to style it up to hopefully inspire you to gather your girlfriends and host a spooky soiree. How exactly does one make a spooky spider theme chic? Especially when (if you're like me), you jump on the nearest piece of … { read more }

5 Tips for Effortless Entertaining: Dinner Party Style

Host a fall-themed party with these 5 party tips!
Fall Pumpkin Tablescape by Party Blogger Pizzazzerie.com
Fall Pumpkin Tablescape by Party Blogger Pizzazzerie.com

Throwing a dinner party might seem like a daunting task. How can I make it look amazing without spending a million dollar or a million hours? Can I even still enjoy the party while preparing food and playing hostess? Never fear! I'm sharing 5 Tips for Effortless Entertaining: Dinner Party Style with you today so you'll feel party ready in no time. I often find that a few simple tips in your "back … { read more }

Party Plan: Host a Girls’ Fiesta Night!

How to throw a fabulous girl's night fiesta party!
How to make a mini pepper garland! Pizzazzerie.com
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I'm so tickled pink to share this party table with y'all! I designed it for the launch of Inspired Gatherings, a new site for Kroger that is packed full of entertaining ideas for lots of occasions (and yummy recipes too)! I was thrilled to help contribute content for the site in the form of this festively chic Girls' Fiesta Night! Plus, ALL the items (minus the tablecloth which was a fun fabric … { read more }

Summer Beach-Inspired Dinner Party

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Beach inspired Aqua and coral Summer Party!

Summer entertaining season is in full swing so it's time to grab your friends and enjoy an outdoor dinner party! Pier 1 asked me to do just that and naturally I said ABSOLUTELY! From planning out my inspiration for the dinner party to treasure hunting in the stores, you have followed along with me in all of the fun! Now I get to share the party photos! Take a little photo journey through the party … { read more }

A Nautical Cape Cod Tablescape!

This post brought to you by World Market . All opinions are 100% mine. With summer in full force, I'm enjoying lots of outside dinners and parties on the patio. I love grilling out and hosting casual, relaxed dinners but every now and then, I love to spice it up with a theme. When I saw the Nautical Outdoor Entertaining at World Market, I was sold. I knew I had to host a "Nautical Cape Cod" … { read more }

Host a Summer Garden Dinner Party!

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Pina Colada from BACARDI Mixers!
Basil Blender, the perfect frozen summer drink!

Summer is in full-force and that also means lots of backyard dinner parties! I’m so thrilled to have partnered with BACARDI® Mixers to celebrate summer entertaining. It gets even better! After diving into my personality + the “Pizzazzerie” brand, BACARDI® Mixers Mixologists created a cocktail just for me! The drink was created in honor of my love for sweet drinks and at-home entertaining. It’s … { read more }