modern family life

Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gifts - photo by Neiman Marcus
  Neiman Marcus revealed their Fantasy Gifts at Park Place Premier Collection – Photo by The 2017 Christmas Book and legendary Fantasy Gifts were unveiled this week by luxury omni-channel retailer Neiman Marcus in Dallas. The 91st edition of this renowned book continues Neiman Marcus’ unmatched tradition of offering a selection of spectacular and unique holiday gifts. As always a portion of the proceeds goes to The Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation. I must admit, Read More
Le Diner en Blanc Dallas is a spectacular secret party - photo by Carissa Byers Photography
Lovelies at Le Dîner en Blanc Dallas – photo by Carissa Byers Photography Le Dîner en Blanc Dallas proved to be another très chic event this year. By now, you’ve probably seen beautiful photos of Le Dîner en Blanc Dallas posted (check out IttyBittyFoodies photos from last year’s Le Dîner en Blanc Dallas event) by friends all over social media. I always get messages friends asking how to get on the the list just before Read More
Here are all the ingredients for the Brioche French Toast recipe adapted from The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook – photo by TIME SAVING BRIOCHE FRENCH TOAST RECIPE Brioche French Toast! Who would haven’t known you could freeze it? Here is a time saving tip that has changed breakfast for our household forever. It was my friend, Barbara who gave me the idea when she dropped off some baked goods to us the other day. “If Read More
Welcome to Diner en Blanc Dallas 2016 (Photo by Carissa Byers Photography)
  Save the Date: Diner en Blanc is coming back to Dallas – photo courtesy of Diner en Blanc Dallas The secrecy of Le Dîner en Blanc? I’m looking for a white outfit for the upcoming Le Dîner en Blanc event on October 6th, 2017. What is Dîner en Blanc? Most people have never heard of exclusive soiree because it’s the city’s kept secret. It’s a little like Fight Club, you’ll have to find a Read More
Nature’s Plate rotating menu offerings – photo courtesy of Nature’s Plate How did the back-to-school week go for you? We’ve had a trying time getting back to our ‘school night hours’. Thankfully homework hasn’t started yet for my older boys. That’s next week’s battle. For now,  we are trying to conquer breakfast, lunch and dinner in a timely fashion. Recently, we discovered Nature’s Plate, a locally-owned store with plant-based meals to go which has been Read More
JadeWaters at The Hilton Anatole makes for a great family staycation - photo courtesy of The Hilton Anatole
JadeWaters Resort Pool Complex at Hilton Anatole – photo courtesy of The Hilton Anatole Dallas Dallas has its first water park resort hotel thanks to opening of JadeWaters at The Hilton Anatole Dallas last summer. The 3-acre water park experience comprising of a lazy river, two water slides, kids water features, luxury cabanas and a swim-up bar at the adult pool are available for hotel guests only. While you can visit JadeWaters any day of Read More
Healthy Guilt Free Snack made with fresh whole ingredients - photo by
Yes there’s chocolate all over his hands. My 9 year old Lollo made this Cherry Coconut Chocolate Raw Bar from scratch using ingredients from Whole Foods Market – photo by “Cherries are my favorite fruit,” says my husband. It’s the height of cherry season and we’ve been buying them by the bagfuls. The IttyBittyFoodies decided to make their own raw bar version of the Cherry Ripe bar, a chocolate from Australia where my husband Read More