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Dark thoughts affect everyone, enough happy people - photo by IttyBittyFoodies
A wonderful vacation back in Australia – photo by IttyBittyFoodies I’ve been planning my funeral lately. Whoa. Wait… what’s going on with such dark thoughts? I hear you thinking. To put your mind at ease, my thoughts aren’t suicidal. With the news of the unexpected passing of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade lately, mental health has been on my mind. Writing the words out loud makes me feel shocked too. If you’ve been following my health journey Read More
A day at Village on the Parkway Sebastian's Closet - photo by
We have attended so many huge Addison events like Kaboom Town and Taste Addison, it surprised us to learn that Addison is only for 4 1/2 miles. In the heart of this tiny town with big amenities is the premium shopping and dining destination Village on the Parkway. There are over 50 restaurants and shops plus an AMC Cinema, it’s hard to know where to start exploring. With the help from Addison expert, Trish from Addison Read More
The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas in downtown is a historic landmark in Dallas. Who is still feeling that Markle Sparkle after the royal nuptials? Here’s a little trivia, Dallas has its own royal connection with the Windsors too. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip chose the historic The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas for their official state visit in 1991. They were such gracious guests, they asked for a formal introduction to all the staff that personally served Read More
Motherhood isn’t’ what I expected. A surprising birth that involved a 911 call at 35 weeks pregnant – Photo by I was never one of those little girls who dreamed of being a mother. While some girls idolized Lady Madonna, mine looked more like Coco Chanel. Even after I got married, my husband and I weren’t sure about going on the parent trip or parent trap as we viewed it back then. It wasn’t Read More
Thank you, cancer but no thanks. Taken just after my surgery and radiation in November 2016. Cancer we thought we were rid of you – photo courtesy of Erin Blinn Photography When cancer comes into your lives, it takes the color out of life as you know it. Thank you, cancer, I’ll never take life for granted again. I’m saddened to report that the little buggers have grown. It’s been nearly two years since the Read More
Instagram worthy shots at Texas Tulips You can always tell spring is here when Texas tulips start to bloom around town. While the Northeast is getting pummeled by their 3rd or is it 4th nor’easter storm, here in Texas we’re enjoying sunny days. This is the time of the year that everyone in Dallas loves! The weather couldn’t be better for the outdoors. While browsing for something to do over the weekend, I stumbled across Read More
Happy Lunar New Year Iphone Giveaway Happy Lunar New Year! February 16, 2018, marks the Year of the Dog and IttyBittyFoodies is celebrating with an IPhone 8 Giveaway with a group of lifestyle bloggers. Already have an Iphone 8? No worries. There’s a cash option for the winner instead. You may know that one of the Chinese New Year traditions is to give out money in lucky red envelopes so good luck! To enter, just log into Read More