How Big is Starbucks Trenta?

“Trenta” means thirty in Italian. Starbucks announced earlier this year their largest-ever drink size: the TRENTA. Right now, it is only offered for iced coffees, iced teas and iced lemonades. But how big is it? Have any of you tried a Starbucks Trenta and lived to tell the tale?

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Bravo’s Top Chefs Must-Have Ingredients

Last night, I was the host and provided commentary on a “Quickfire Challenge” between Top Chef Season 7 contestants Tiffany Derry & Ed Cotton to benefit Dallas Furniture Bank. If you are not familiar with Bravo’s Top Chef, a Quickfire Challenge is where the chefs must create a seafood dish in 20-minutes. They are able […]

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Boho Influences Spring Trends

Last night PinkMemo hosted “The Front Row: Trend Event – Boho Chic” at Neiman Marcus’ flagship store in Downtown Dallas. Almost Famous meets Jane Austen is this Spring 2011 trend, where ruffles and lace join forces with sequins and shells for a fresh take on the sometimes over-played boho chic. PinkMemo described the Spring 2011 to be “brilliant […]

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Rosebud’s Restaurant Is Sweetness

Officially known as Rosebud’s Giftique & Bakery, the sweet little family-owned cafe was packed at lunch time when I decided to dine. The restaurant serves homemade soups, salads & sandwiches, and the bakery counter is full of freshly made brownies, cookies, cakes & ice box pies. There were a couple of regulars who told me that they […]

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Kidville: Where "The Cool Kids" Are

Kidville offers a wide range of developmental classes including Little Maestros, Run Wiggle Paint & Giggle, My Big Messy Art Class, Big Muscles for Little Babies, Big Muscle Workout, Kidville Sports and yogees yoga 4 kids with Taylor Yoss. This location will also feature Play Village, two Big Muscles Gym, retail boutique and birthday parties. Silver Membership is […]

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Green is Golden!

As I watched the 2011 Golden Globe Awards, I was green with envy. Some of night’s best dressed moms opted for richly-hued emerald green gowns. Celebrities often talk about living green, and this time Hollywood’s moms seriously followed it by “GOING GREEN.” Actress Angelina Jolie, who is mostly seen in black, this time sparkled in a sequined […]

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Drybar (Dallas’ First Blow Dry Bar) Is Coming Soon!

My hair has experienced this magic miles away in L.A., but I was disappointed that there was not a place like that here, even though local salons are adding blow dry options to their menu. I love blowouts, especially for moms when we need a pampering to remember that we ARE beautiful women under all […]

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Dallas Gets Lucky with The Clover®

Only once in a while does a true innovation like this come along. A few years ago, The Clover® brewing system changed the game on coffee brewing. It’s an “innovative design that lets you discover new layers and dimensions within a coffee’s familiar aroma, flavor, body and acidity. The result is a deeper experience – […]

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H&M Pops Into Dallas

So yesterday, I couldn’t resist the temptation of visiting the “H&M Pop-up Shop” located at North Park Center where the old Express store was located across from Henri Bendel.  If you are unfamiliar with H&M, it is a Swedish clothing company that makes affordable, trendy, quality clothes for the whole family.  For inquiring minds, the […]

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Are You An Average American?

I use Facebook mainly to keep up with friends and family. I try to avoid games and quizzes. Occasionally, I get tagged to questionnaires that grab my attention. Here is a recent one: BBC thinks the average American only has read 6 of these books.  The goal is to show the Brits that we, Americans, are smarter […]

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