{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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

{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 TapeĀ®, you can win 8 rolls of your choice to get crafting so be sure to enter … { read more }

{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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

My 2012 Holiday Card from Minted!

Back of Holiday Card
Minted Holiday Cards! - Tag Style!
Minted Holiday Cards by Pizzazzerie

This year, I partnered up Minted to design my holiday card (remember their darling party line I shared a couple of weeks ago?). This was super easy since every single one of their designs is FABULOUS. The hardest part was picking one! I knew I wanted a "tag-style" because any reason to add ribbon to anything is a 'yes' in my book. However, it means another decision SO I need your help...read … { read more }

Sweet & Sparkling Holiday Party (+Free Printable Collection)

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Free Christmas Holiday Party Printables
Holiday Treats: Gingerbread Marshmallows + Candy Apples!

We're in for a treat! Lemonberry Moon + Forever Your Prints teamed up for an absolutely darling party! With the holidays approaching, I'm always looking for clever ideas and party treats to use for holiday parties. There are definitely lots of cute ones in this party that I plan to use this year! I especially adore the edible cupcake stands (tutorial here), Ā ornament "cake bombs". Too cute (and … { read more }