{Recipe} Caramel Gingerbread Cupcakes

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Gearing up for Blakey’s first Christmas around these parts, last minute present shopping, and trying to actually relax but, I’m back with a super simple caramel gingerbread cupcake recipe that will be the bell of your jingle ball! I hope you’ll try it and if you do, tag me @Pizzazzerie on Instagram so I can see your sweet cupcakes! Whether you are entertaining friends at

Cute Red & Green Holiday Baking Party!

Host a holiday baking party! Tips from Pizzazzerie.com

This post brought to you by Glad & M&M’S®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Pizzazzerie. With Christmas just a few days away (OMG!), I hope your house is filled with the aromas of holiday baking, children’s laughter, and lots of holiday movie marathons! It’s not the holidays without lots of yummy treats so why not turn the beloved tradition of holiday

Creative Gift Card Packaging: Gingerbread House!

Creative way to give a gift card! Gingerbread house with a gift card inside.

With Christmas just a few days away, you still might be wondering what to get that person on your list that has everything. I have several folks left still on my holiday shopping list because I truly can’t.think.of.anything! I hate to just purchase something that I know they won’t absolutely love. Gift cards have always been something that receivers love (hello, I can now pick

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)

How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party!

How to throw a cookie exchange party this holiday season! + free printable recipe card!

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 going to cookie exchanges as a little

Get Inspired for Holiday Entertaining Season!

Get inspired this holiday season! Tips + ideas from Pizzazzerie.com #GetInspired

How do you get inspired for the holiday season? I hope one of the ways is finding fabulous entertaining ideas and recipes here on Pizzazzerie ;) For me, I love to get inspired for fun gift wrapping ideas, new recipes, and holiday tablescapes by visiting my fellow blogging friends, browsing Pinterest, checking out my fave magazines online, and of course – turning up the Christmas

Essentials for a Rugged + Manly Lumberjack Party

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 holiday

My Favorite Holiday Cards + $200 to Minted!

Minted Holiday Card

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

Kate Spade Inspired Holiday Party Table

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

Snowman Cake Push-Up Pops!

Snowmen Cake Push-Up Pops

Now that the weather is frosty and the holidays have arrived, it’s time for a cute and tasty snowman treat! Coconut looks like fluffy snow in these easy cake push-up pops that are a simply way to serve up dessert at your holiday party!  Let the kids practice their arts ‘n crafts and help decorate the push-up pops for a fun party activity. Get the

Meant To Be Sent Shop Giveaway!

A fabulous holiday paper giveaway!

UPDATE: Giveaway now closed. To save 20%, use code PIZZAZZERIE – good through 12/15/13! Congratulations to our winners! Happy Holidays! I’m so thrilled to share a giveaway with you from Meant To Be Sent! Tis the season for winning some fabulously chic paper products and looking for gifts? Hop on over and get shopping (how cute are these happy arrow cards?). We’re so excited to

Holiday Recipe: Red Velvet Walnut Truffles

Red Velvet Walnut Truffle Recipe - EASY

So if you’ve been a reader of Pizzazzerie for a long time, then you know I’m a total red-velvet lover! From red velvet truffle bars, red velvet fudge pie, and red velvet truffle cake! So with the holiday season upon us, it was only natural to bring back my love for red velvet with a delicious bite-size candy that is perfect for packaging for gifts